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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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EU resident traveling to UK with French spouse

I am a resident of France and want to visit a family member in the UK who is quite ill. I will be traveling with my spouse who is French. Do I need a visa? I read online about an EU family permit but ...
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Business or tourism for Schengen visa?

I have been trying to get a Schengen Visa for a forthcoming half business-half pleasure trip. The plan is to be in Spain for 5 days for business and head on to France for 7 days for tourism. I went to ...
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Can I enter France from outside the Schengen area with a valid permesso di soggiorno?

I get a récépissé while waiting for my France carte de séjour. I also have Italian permesso di soggiorno that's valid until 03/08/2021. Is it possible to enter France from an Asian country with ...
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Upgrade ticket booked via trainline.com and then refund it

I booked a non-refundable train ticket from London to Paris (return journey) via Trainline just today. Unfortunately later that same day I put my passport through the washing machine, completely ...
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Can one extend one's French international driving permit in the United States?

A few years ago, I got an international driving permit while in France, issued by the Paris Police Prefecture. I read on the permit that it can be extended for 3 years: Can I extend it while in the ...
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Fax Invitation letter to the consulate for Schengen business visa application?

I am a PhD student in the UK, planning to attend a workshop in France. In looking up the visa application information, I come to this forum and has known that business visa would be my right choice. ...
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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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Get EC261 compensation if airline is refusing

This is a followup to my previous question: Flight from EU rescheduled 2 days prior to departure. Am I entitled for EC261? We have booked a FlyOne Armenia flight 3F 928 from Paris (CDG) to Yerevan. It ...
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Documents needed for French Circulation visa for a new resident in UK, and where to submit them

I am a new resident in UK with an Indian passport. I have been in the UK for less than an year and I've only recently started working here for the first time, so don't have local savings to show if ...
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Are long-stay visas in France multi-entry by default?

I am an US citizen and planning to go to France for a year for tourism/personal reasons. I expect to be issued a long-stay visa (VLS-TS or perhaps VLS-T, not sure how they determine this). My question ...
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Does a Moroccan living in France need a visa for a stopover at London Stansted airport?

I would like to have clarification on the following case. A person of Moroccan nationality with a residence permit (private and family life) who travels by plane to France but has a stopover in London,...
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Travel inside the EU with expired student visa

I am a Brazilian who is currently a student in Lisbon, I would like to travel to France in a few weeks and my student visa is expired, however, I am still enrolled in the university for next semester, ...
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Traveling with the first récepissé

I arrived in France in September 2019 on PT. Talent Type D Visa (valid for 3 months 28/11/2019). My visa now is expired, but I have applied for the three-years Carte de Séjour from 24 September. They ...
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Appointment issues for Schengen visa in the New York Center (VFS office)

I'm planning to travel to France on Aug 16 for tourism (Short Stay). The Schengen visa appointment is booked completely in the New York VFS office and the latest date I see when the appointment is ...
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Travel to Austria for few days and then re-enter in France with French 'Recepisse de Demande de Carte de Sejour"

I need to go to Austria to attend a conference. I am not a European and my French visa is expired. Can I travel to Austria for few days and then re-enter in France ? According to this source:https://...
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Visas Inquiry (Albania & European country)

If I have a Schengen visa for duration of stay of 30 days, but validaty for 1 month and half. I decided to travel to Albania in between my duration of stay in Europe countries, will it be counted from ...
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TLS Contact Scanned documents for Student Schengen Visa

As a student at what point do I scan and upload supporting documents for a Schengen visa to France? The issue is that after booking my appointment successfully and paying my service fees online, I ...
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Nigerian Rejected: French Caribbean & Schengen Visa Denial

My boyfriend applied for a Schengen Airport Transit Visa from France and the French Overseas Territories Visa and was denied. He is from Nigeria and I am from the US. We were planning to meet in ...
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Passport not stamped French carte de sejour

I am an Egyptian national who lived as a student in France and when I flew out in 2008, my carte de sejour had expired some 3 months prior. At the airport, the official remarked upon it but I ...
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Return Passport related - Washington DC French Embassy Visa Question

I have my Visa appointment at the French Embassy (Washington DC). I'm travelling from Pennsylvania for the appointment. I would like the embassy to return my passport to me via courier. It's not ...
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