Taking the TCF for my carte de résidence application
My experience taking the TCF for my carte de résident application at the préfecture. Taking about where I went for the test, how much it cost, how the test went and my results.
What is a Contrat d’Intégration Républicaine?
Now that you've validated your visa, what's next? You'll receive a convocation to an appointment to sign a CIR, contrat d'intégration républicaine. What's this? Read on to find out more!
OFII Civics training for VLS-TS: VPF
Here's a recap of the information that was discussed, some links for reference and general information in regards to the four days of classes that are required for the visa long séjour valant titre de séjour (vie privée et familiale).
OFII Formation Civique Requirement for VLS-TS: VPF
Part of the terms of my VLS-TS were taking 4 days of civics classes that introduced me to life in France. Themes covered in these four days are understand the principales and values of France, discovering the functions of French…
OFII Convocation Medical Visit
Required by the terms of your visa process, a medical visit that includes en eye exam, chest x-ray, and a chat with a medical professional on your history.
OFII Convocation CIR
The OFII convocation day one is a simple process that includes a language test and a personal interview with an OFII agent. This interview is to see where your needs are as you transition into French society. The first two…
Bienvenue en France : Validating your visa upon arrival
I had to validate my visa within three months of my arrival in France and this was done completely online. Once validate, I would receive a convocation to present myself to OFII for and interview.