New Online Procedure is now in English for a French Residency permit (Carte de Séjour) in case of a NO DEAL Brexit

For whom is this service meant?
This online service is meant for British citizens as well as their family members (spouse, children and parents of British nationality or third-country nationals residing on the French territory before the United Kingdom’s withdrawal date from the European Union, in case of a no-deal Brexit.

As of when will the residence permit be mandatory?
Having a residence permit will be mandatory as of October 31, 2020 for all people over the age of 18(1). Until October 31, 2020, your rights in terms of residency, employment as well as all of your social rights will continue.
You will have a six-month period as of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal date (i.e. until 04/30/2020) in order to request a residence permit. Apply here
The residence permits obtained before the United Kingdom’s withdrawal date from the EU will remain valid for one year. They will need to be exchanged during this period, including permanent residence permits.

How to prepare your online residence permit request?
In order to carry out your request, you will need to send a photograph or scan of your passport as well as one or several additional documents depending on your situation (see link to chart).
Make sure you have all these documents before starting the online process.
The photographed or scanned documents must be in one of the following formats: .pdf, .png, .jpeg or .jpg.
Each document sent over as proof must be named differently.
The maximum size of each file cannot exceed 5 Mb.

What are the different steps when requesting a residence permit?
After filling out the administrative information and downloading your documents, a confirmation of your request will be sent by email with a number confirming your registration.
Once your file has been processed, an email will be sent to you in order to make an appointment at the prefecture to finalize your request (fingerprinting, photo, proof of fee payment).
Your residence permit will be sent to your home. In case you experience any difficulty with the procedure, you can write to .

(1) People between the ages of 16 and 18 on this date must also submit a residence permit request through this service when they would like to exercise a professional activity.

Paul Flintham is an International Financial Adviser with Beacon Global Wealth Management in France and can be emailed direct via:

Beacon Global Wealth Management’s Central Administration Office address is: 250 High Street, Guildford GU1 3JG, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 333 241 6966

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