Applying for the French 10-year residency permit
It's time for the renewal of my residency permit and I'll be asking for the 10-year residency card. Here's what that process looks like, through the Hauts-de-Seine préfecture.
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!
Everything you need to know about French visa terminology
Visa? Titre de séjour? Carte de séjour? Récéipissé? A little lost? Here's everything you need to know about French visa terminology. Because I needed to look these terms so now you don't have to!
Picking up my carte de séjour : remise de titre de séjour
The final step in getting my titre de séjour, picking it up from the Préfecture. Pleasantly surprised in the process especially since I had to email them after 2 months since I had no news.
VLS-TS : VPF Renewal Appointment
My recount of the vls-ts vpf renewal appointment at the préfecture and all the documents that I brought along (and then some).
How I renewed my VLS-TS: VPF titre de séjour
A step-by-step guide on how I renewed my VLS-TS (VPF) my first time. It wasn't very clear at first and I did not receive any sort of reminder communication that my permit was due to expire. I had read that…
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).