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Questions tagged [france]

Country in Western Europe known for food, culture, and architecture, with a Mediterranean coast and Paris as its capital and largest city.

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Traveling while waiting for french residence permit

I moved to France last year and Im still waiting for my titre de sejour, I have a valid récépisse and I know this is not a valid document to travel (back) to France. I have ( after asking more than a ...
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Schengen visa Czech Republic travel to France

I have a valid Schengen visa for the Czech Republic for business. I now need to travel this time from my home country to France. Will the same Schengen visa be valid?
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Is is entry to the Louvre still free for British residents or is Brexit effective as of now?

I am not sure if Brexit is effective which would mean we can no longer get into the Louvre museum in Paris free with an EU passport, instead and having to pay the €15/17 euros. I want to visit today ...
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Currency used in Switzerland and France [closed]

I will be travelling to Métabief, France in the coming weekends. Currently I am in a dilemma. As I will be landing in Geneva Airport in Switzerland, I need to take public transport in Switzerland so ...
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What country is the best for me: Finland, France or Sweden? [closed]

Maybe I will live in France, cos I will work in tourism (I know English, German and Russian and I can learn French ). I think my profession is unnecessary in Finland and Sweden (they know English and ...
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France long stay visa: Should wife and I create two separate online applications? [migrated]

I am applying for France long-stay visa (under the talent-passport category). In my online application, I mentioned that my wife will be accompanying me. Before scheduling an appointment, should my ...
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Returnable deposit French campsite

I've recently booked a campsite in southern France and paid €50 to hold the booking. I have now been told by the campsite that I need to pay an extra €100 returnable deposit now and the other €30 for ...
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Can I travel to Italy with home office travel document (Refugees with ILR) from the UK?

I am planning to travel to Italy then travel through Italy to Switzerland, France, Belgium, and then to Netherlands via train and get back to the UK from Netherlands via airport. I will spend 2-3 ...
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Will the French Consulate ring my work place? (Visa) [migrated]

I am an Australian citizen living in Australia applying for a French Visa. It is a work visa, irrelevant which one. During my application process I must provide a phone contact from my current ...
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Is American Express widely accepted in France?

I'm going to be in France — mainly cities, especially Paris and Brest — for about a month this summer and the only credit card I have without ridiculous foreign fees is AMEX. How much can I count on ...
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Combining Navigo Pass with an SNCF point to point ticket outside Île-de-France

We will be travelling on an SNCF Intercités service from Paris. We both have Paris Navigo passes, one weekly pass and one monthly pass, both of which will be valid on the day of travel. The service we ...
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Can I enter France with Romanian residence permit as a non EU?

I have a travel document issued by Israel, I don’t have an Israeli passport yet I’m a student in Romania and I have work/student residence permit, I traveled before to Schengen countries with no ...
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Crossing from UK to France and back on the same day in the same car but with different drivers

I am probably going to have to lend my French-registered car to a relative for his trip to the UK. The day he returns to France I am supposed to be driving to the UK myself in the same car. Both ...
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One-way train from Paris to Barcelona [closed]

I'm traveling with my fiance this summer (early August) for 10 days, five in Paris and five in Barcelona. We already have flights and hotels set up, and wanted to take the train from Paris (early ...
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Where to stay in Paris for easy access to Palaiseau? [closed]

I will attend an event at Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau from Monday to Friday. The event will take place between 8am to 10pm, but some days it takes shorter (like until 5:30 pm). I may also have ...
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Student Visa for France for 64 year old [migrated]

I'm 64 and semi-retired. I received my masters degree in 2013 and wish to study in France to broaden my professional expertise for consulting purposes.
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Surinam nationality and Carte Sejours validity

A person with Surinam nationality and passport also have a Carte Sejours from French Guyana which is valid for 10 years. We know that that person can travel legally without any limitation of duration ...
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How to pay in euros from the US?

I am planning a trip to France from the US, and need to make multiple payments in € on-line, including but not limited to train tickets on https://www.oui.sncf/. Of course, the easiest way to pay ...
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France Visa application form online error [closed]

I have created my account online on France Visa website for form filling. But now I am unable to access my account as the website isn't able to load properly. Every time I log in, the page will take ...
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France visa and travel

I have a multiple entry short stay French visa valid for one year. I have applied for many schenghen visas before and each time the visa said “Etats Schenghen” on top. But now it says France. My ...
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Didn't get France Visa ( Schengen visa) yet but my plane leaves in two days

I'm Indian citizen with UK residence permit holder(my husband is British) we decide to visit France for this summer holidays, so i applied for my France visa as i'm not EU member but i have residence ...
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Normandy, France: Where to see the WW2 landing craft?

I am visiting Normandy, France, more specifically the town of Bayeux. Where in vicinity (I have a car) is it possible to see landing craft used during operation Overlord on D-Day? Preferably on an ...
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Schengen Visa - Main destination [duplicate]

My friends and I are visiting the Schengen area, specifically Italy (1.5 days, 2 nights), France (3 days, 3 nights) and Belgium (3.5 days, 3 nights), in that order. Assuming that the duration of the ...
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Depositing a letter at Orly airport to be picked up by someone else

I have a problem with an important document that needs to pass from one person to another. Person A bringing the document transits Orly on Saturday evening (going through the public spaces, with ...
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Master’s in France by holding a student tier 4 visa in Uk [closed]

Current I am student in London and holding a indian passport. Now I am studying master’s (16month tier 4 student visa). My visa will finish on September 15-2019. Now I am planning to do a another ...
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Can I do an internship in France on a tourist visa?

I have been selected for a 2 month internship in a French laboratory. They will not pay me any money as stipend but rather they will reimburse my staying expenses. Can I apply for a tourist visa in ...
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Do I need a transit visa for South Korea? (under 24 hours)

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living in Japan for the past year on a student visa. As such, I have a valid residence card for Japan. I’m planning to travel to France, with a transit through ...
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Combined Business and Tourism Trip to Schengen Area. Which consulate am I supposed to approach for a visa? [closed]

I am traveling to France for X days on a business event and following that am going on a vacation trip to Iceland where I will be staying for X+6 days and X+5 nights. As I understand the procedures ...
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Can I visit Paris with a visa for Germany which I got in India? [duplicate]

I have got a Deutchesland visa for Germany in India. I want to go Paris too. Do I need different Visa for that?it's written Valid for. Deutchesland Type D
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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Travelling to Europe before student visa [closed]

I am a US citizen a bit worried about possibly jeopardizing my French student visa by visiting France too much. I went to France in January for two weeks to visit my SO, and he was supposed to come to ...
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How to get from Geneva Airport to Metabief, Doubs, France by public transport?

I will be travelling to Métabief, France. My flight will arrive at Geneva Airport on 16 June (Sunday) around 7.30am. I would like to know how to get from Geneva Airport to Metabief by public ...
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Not able to read bus schedule in France

This pdf file indicates which bus I should take from Vallorbe to Metabief. However, as I am not able to read French, can someone kindly help to read the file and pinpoint me to which bus should I ...
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Travelling to Métabief (France) through Geneva airport in Switzerland

I am a Malaysian. I will be travelling to Métabief in France in June 2019 for a week. As I will land at Geneva airport in Switzerland, I am wodering whether I need any visa in Switzerland and to ...
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France is not the main destination for my trip; could it be a reason of rejection for Schengen visa?

I applied for a Schengen visa through TLS contact for France in London. I gave two different travel plans, one in April 11 days, other one in August 3 days. My first travel plan starts with 3 days in ...
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From Paris to Saint-Malo at night

I will reach Paris-Charles de Gaulle Sunday evening at 7.00 PM. Is it possible to go to Saint-Malo in the same day?
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directive 2004/38/ ec family members [closed]

I am from Algeria and my wife is from Spain. We will be travelling from Algeria to Russia but we will have transit 10hours in paris, and during this time we want discover the city. As an EU family ...
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Traveling Paris during my summer vacation, Do I still need NOC?

My husband and I are planning to visit Paris in July. We are both working in school, and during June-July there's no work. I'm confused if do we still need to get an NOC since those months are summer ...
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Connecting flight to Vilnius, LT via france ,Transit visa required? [duplicate]

Connecting flight to Vilnius, LT via france ,Is the Transit visa required to Hop in france for 10 hours ?
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Versailles palace tickets. Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days or not if you are under 26 years old

It is not clear whether it is allowed to access Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens or not, if you are under 26 years old. Okay, first of all there is three types of tickets which you can take ...
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Schengen visa canceled due to itinerary change? [duplicate]

I applied and got a multi entry C Schengen visa from France valid for 3 months. My original trip was France- 5N, Austria- 3N, Czech Republic- 1N, Germany 6N, France- 1N However, we decided that ...
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What does a Mauritian need to visit France?

I have a Mauritian passport and a biometric residence permit valid for 2 years. What do I need to visit family member in France for just a week in August.
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Travel to France with refugee travel document [closed]

I intend to travel to France with a South Korean refugee travel document. Can I do this?
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Where in France can I rent a Citroen 2CV car?

I have never driven a Citroen 2CV and I fancy trying one but not to the extent of buying one. So, renting seems to be the solution. However, if I am going to rent one then rural France would seem to ...
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Do the speed limit reductions due to pollution also apply to electric cars in France?

From time to time, the speed limit is reduced due to pollution in France (example (mirror)). Do these reductions apply to electric cars? (image source (mirror): MAXPPP)
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Schengen Visa- Change in Entry date

I am an Indian national residing in the UK and I got my Schengen Visa from France with an year validity from Dec'2018-Dec'2019. We were planning to visit paris on the 3rd January'19 but had to cancel ...
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Passport needed for flight to Guadeloupe (PTP) from Paris-Orly (ORY)?

Is there a passport needed for a german citizen flying from ORY --> PTP directly? What I have found already was: "U. a. Deutsche können für Aufenthalte von bis zu 90 Tagen mit noch mindestens 6 ...
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Which country to apply schengen visa when staying for equal number of days in 2 countries and port of entry is 3rd country? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to France and Switzerland with Family. Stay in both France and Switzerland is 5 days. As I am travelling through Lufthansa my port of entry and exit is Germany but I am not ...
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Learning French in France [closed]

I want to travel to France to learn French. Language schools are prohibitvely expensive. Are there any reasonable priced schools? I am interested in northern France (Lille or Hauts de France) but I ...
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Shengen Visa for South African in the UK

someone on Reddit recommend I ask the below here: Visa Advice - No one will listen! Hi All, Asked a similar question in /r/travel but didn’t really get any responses. My SO is a South African ...