Long stay visitor’s visa
List of documents (original + 1 copy)
Two long stay visa application forms duly completed, dated and signed ;
Passport + 1 copy (valid for the full duration of validity of the visa) ;
A Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian residence permit valid at the time of filing the application until the entry in France ;
Two photographs meeting requirements ;
Any relevant documents related to your present occupation ;
Financial guarantee :
- up-to-date bank statement showing that you have sufficient means to live in France (with the bank balance amounts),
- proof of retirement pension or personal income.
Proof of lodging in France :
- lease, lease agreement or title deeds in France,
- a letter from someone living in France stating that he/she will provide accommodation during your stay in France. Included with this statement must be : copy of the host’s passport , if applicable, copy of his/her "carte de séjour", copy of the lease or title deeds and a copy of either a recent gas or electricity or telephone bill.
Proof of medical insurance ;
Police report or affidavit ;
Letter of motivation explaining the purpose of your application for a long stay in France ;
Written statement from you, acknowledging that you will neither seek nor accept paid employment during your stay in France.