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The US Department of Homeland Security provides online access to arrival and departure date records of nonimmigrant aliens entering and departing the United States.

Do some French agency provide the same for people entering and departing France?

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This information is not recorded. To boot, you are not crossing the French border, you are crossing the Schengen border. From an EU memo:

There are already measures and tools available at EU border crossing points, such as the Schengen Information System (SIS) and Visa Information System (VIS). However, none is intended for the purpose of recording border crossings

  • Even if there is not yet a Schengen wide database for entries and exits, your answer is not generally valid for all Schengen countries. Several Schengen states record border crossings in own national database: "as of February 2013, ... Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain record third-country nationals' entries and exits in their national databases" (source: Wikipedia). – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Mar 26 '15 at 9:59
  • @Tor-EinarJarnbjo But your list confirms it's not recorded in France, which is what the question was about… – Relaxed Mar 26 '15 at 22:51
  • @Relaxed: The list is two years old and since the planning of a Schengen wide EES (Entry Exit System) is ongoing, I would not rule out that other Schengen countries are preparing the introduction by first introducing national systems. My point however was that "you are not crossing the French border" is a too far reaching statement. Even if France is a Schengen member, it has of course partial souvereignity of its borders and may record entries and exits as long as the data collection does not violate the Schengen regulations (which is does not). – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Mar 26 '15 at 23:14
  • Even if the answer should be correct, the entire explanation is wrong. – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Mar 26 '15 at 23:23
  • @Tor-EinarJarnbjo That's a particularly uncharitable way to read the answer, “to boot“ does not seem to imply any sort of causality between the two points. But what I am saying is merely that it would have been more constructive to phrase your comment as a useful addition rather than a criticism. – Relaxed Mar 26 '15 at 23:35

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