Tag: carte de sejour

Carte de Séjour Guide for American Spouses

Carte de Séjour Guide for American Spouses

Before celebrating your one-year anniversary in France, you need to apply for a carte de séjour to ensure you can stay. What a lovely gift from the French government! However, the process of preparing begins many months before your visa expires.

La Formation Civique: Your 2 Required French Civics Modules

La Formation Civique: Your 2 Required French Civics Modules

*UPDATE 2019* The Formation Civique process is now four sessions long. As reader Shay pointed out in the comments, the first two days are still the same, but now there are two additional modules. You will receive a mandatory Day 3 (full day) date at […]

Here’s What Happens at Your OFII Meeting + Medical Appointment

Here’s What Happens at Your OFII Meeting + Medical Appointment

UPDATE 2019: Since this article was first published, the OFII process has been changed in certain ways. Based on reader comments, I have put UPDATES in the relevant sections, so be sure to read thoroughly. However, I am not an immigration lawyer, so every change […]