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France - Immigration

For non-european residents: if you plan to spend more than three months, you must obtain a long-term visa before your departure to France. The visa is mandatory in order to request a temporary residence card. Contact the closest French Consulate to obtain the visa. Not all non europeans can access the country for a short period without the visa. Check this page to learn if you can enter the country without the short term visa: 

If you are a european resident, you do not need a visa to enter France. The documents you must have are:

- passport or identity card
- the form E111, in order to keep your health care

After a period of three months, a residence permit must be obtained.

For more information look look at:  some of the website information, is available in English, German and Spanish.

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