What is a Family Reunification Visa for France?
A Family Reunification Visa for France will allow the applicant to join a family member who has settled and is currently residing in France. The procedure and supporting documents the applicant will need to gather in order to submit this type of visa application are likely to vary depending on the family relationship, on the duration and reason for the applicant’s visit and stay in France.
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Who is eligible for a Family Reunification Visa for France?
The Family Reunification Visa is for the spouse/partner or underage children of a person who:
- Is not an EU citizen.
- Has been living legally in France for at least 18 months.
- Has had a valid Residence Permit for France of at least one year.
- Has stable and sufficient financial resources to support their family
- Has or will have at the date of the family’s arrival in France housing that is considered normal for a comparable family living in the same geographical area
How can a lawyer help me?
Our team of Immigration lawyers are here to assist you through the whole process of applying for a Family Reunification visa. Our expert immigration lawyers will start by providing you with the complete list of the necessary documentation you will need to gather in order to submit your application. They will also support applicant’s with translations and obtaining certifications for particular documents.
Lexidy’s experienced immigration lawyers can speed up the procedure to apply for the Family Reunification visa as they have the knowledge and insights about how the process to be completed. We can complete the necessary forms on your behalf and review the documents to ensure that they meet the requirements of the immigration officials.
We provide a quality service where you can easily contact us throughout the application process. We are here to answer any questions and aim to do so within 24 hours. Our lawyers are dedicated to supporting you in every step of the process towards bringing your spouse, partner, or children to France.
The first step when applying for a Family Reunification Visa is to gather all the required documentation. The applicant must show proof that their family members will live in accommodation that meets a required standard. This is defined in law and there’s a range of criteria to meet in order to qualify as a decent accommodation and our lawyers can help guide you through this.
Once all the necessary documentation has been gathered and the forms have been completed, the next step would be to submit the Family Reunification Visa via mail to the Territorial Dictatorate of the French Office for Immigration and Integration.
We are a department formed by qualified legal experts who have been trained in the field of immigration law. We work on these residency permit requests every day. It’s our passion. Our work goes beyond having a general interest.
For us, Lexidy is a way of life and what excites us the most is to be able to deliver the happiness and satisfaction of a successful immigration process. We want to help you achieve your goals and dreams.
Eléonore Tavares de Pinho
Born in Senegal to Belgian-Portuguese parents and having lived for several years in various countries, Eléonore quickly became passionate about Immigration legislation. She graduated from the University of la Sorbonne and the University of Florence and obtained a five-year dual degree in Italian and French Law. As an attorney, she chose to work in Immigration Law in order to have real action on the field and help people fulfill their projects. Deeply convinced that digital technologies can make law and legal services simpler and impact people’s lives in a positive way, Eléonore will always be looking for the most efficient way to meet your needs.
Born in Colombia and migrated to France very young, her experience led her to studying international private and commercial law and helping international clients, people and companies, implement in France. In cooperation with the Tax department, she advises companies on immigration, employment and mobility matters such as hiring international profiles, outsourcing to foreign companies in France, or deploying teams abroad. Admitted to the Paris and Madrid Bars, Yuliana has developed specific expertise in managing global mobility and professional immigration of her clients in France and Spain, both companies and individuals. Yuliana speaks French, Spanish, English and Italian.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, if you meet all the requirements for the person who is currently in France, your partner’s biological children can apply for the Family Reunification Visa as well.
The only family members who can apply for the Family Reunification Visa are the spouse or partner and the children of the person who is currently staying in France. Other relatives should personally apply for Visas if they wish to live in France.
For Algerian citizens, the requirement is to have legally lived in France for at least 12 months.