All non-European nationals wishing to study in France must obtain a long stay visa bearing the word «student». Visa applications should be made to the French Consulate or Embassy in the student’s country of residence.
• Within two months following their arrival in France, non-European students must apply for a temporary residence permit bearing the word «student».
Where to apply for a residence permit:
• For students living in the area covered by the Sous-Préfecture in Antony:
Tel.: +33 (0)220.127.116.11.76
• For students living in the area covered by the Sous-Préfecture in Palaiseau:
Permanence de la Maison des Etudes
Université Paris-Sud 11
Building 311 - Le Moulin
91405 Orsay Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)18.104.22.168.33
• For students living in an area covered by another Préfecture or Sous-Préfecture:
contact the Préfecture or Sous-Préfecture of your place of residence.