Immigration + Visa

10 Books to Read Before Moving to France

10 Books to Read Before Moving to France

When I first considered moving to Paris, I went in search of other people’s experiences of doing the same. I was hoping to take advantage of the authors’ lessons learned…

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 […]

Visa Long Sejour guide for American spouse of French citizen

Visa Long Sejour guide for American spouse of French citizen

UPDATE 2019: Since this post first came out, the French government has started outsourcing US visa applications to a company called VFS Global. The company has instructions on how to apply for French visas here. In the comments of this article, you can find readers […]