Spouse of French National [fr]

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED (See below): harmonized list of supporting documents to be provided by visa applicants



  • Missing documents or photocopies = incomplete file = high risk of refusal of visa
  • All documents must be submitted in original, accompanied by a complete set of photocopies
  • All documents must be in French or accompanied with an official French translation version

- A short-stay visa application form duly filled out on both sides, dated and signed

- Two recent standard photographs

- Passport (valid at least 3 months after the expiry date of the visa requested) must include 2 blank pages of any stamp accompanied by a photocopy of the identity page and the previous Schengen visas

- Copy of the consular card of the French spouse

- Proof of marriage:

  • If the marriage was celebrated in France: recent full copy (less than 2 months) of the marriage certificate and family record book
  • If the marriage was celebrated abroad: copy of the transcript of the marriage certificate in the French consular registers and the family booklet

- Justification of the French citizenship of the spouse: French identity card OR certificate of French citizenship OR amendment of a naturalization decree OR reinstatement in French citizenship OR a copy of the registered declaration of acquisition OR birth certificate bearing the mention of French citizenship OR copy of a French biometric passport

- Accommodation voucher: certificate of reception issued by the town hall (in original and copy) or hotel reservation or if necessary a title or a lease or any proof of possession or rental of a residence in France (housing tax)

- Booking of the return plane ticket

This list is not exhaustive: other justifications may be requested if necessary. You may also submit any material that may assist in the processing of your case.

Dernière modification : 21/11/2017

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