An American’s French Administration Guide : VLS-TS VPF
Everything I did administratively for my visa long séjour valant titre de séjour : vie privée et familiale within my first year of living in France.
Here you will you find a collection of my personal experiences with visa validation, OFII courses, sécurité sociale, creating my dossier for apartment hunting, renewing my carte de séjour and a terminology guide.
How I got my visa long séjour valant titre de séjour vie privée et familiale.
Validaing & paying for my visa upon arrival in France.
Applying for national health care as the spouse of a French national.
French permis de conduire
The process I went through to exchange my Ohio license for a French permis de conduire.
All the documents I need for my dossier & how I store them for easy access.
French Tax ID Number
Requesting my French tax ID number before filing my first tax return.
Carte de Séjour Renewal Application
The application process I went through to renew my residency card.
Carte de Séjour Renewal Appointment
My residency card renewal appointment and what I took with me.
Picking up my carte de séjour
Appointment to pick up my residency card and what I needed for this.
Visa Terminology Guide
Visa terminology and definitions for French visas.