Hi guys. Well, I finally did it. I got my long-stay student visa for France. I’ll be moving to Paris in September. (Yay!) I also have to tell you that getting your student visa should not take 7 steps. But I’ve got my false steps here to save you the grief.
Now first things first. If you’re from a country that France will let in as a tourist for 90 days and that’s the max you want to stay, you don’t need a student visa.
But if your intent is to study for longer, here’s how to get started.
Step 1. Determine if you can afford to study in France
Hello. Nice to see you again. Now here’s an important issue. Let’s say you’ve got a trip in mind. But you’re confused about the different sorts of visas you might need—for travel or even to live in a foreign country.
Well, it’s not that hard to understand. But let’s start with the easiest question first.