France extends validity of residence permits and long-stay visas
COVID-19 – Extended validity of residence permits – Communiqué issued by the Ministry of the Interior
Paris, 24 April 2020
In view of the health situation, all residence permits, official receipts for applications (récépissés) and long-stay visas expiring between 16 March and 15 May 2020, which had already been extended by three months, are being extended for a further three months by Ordinance No. 2020-460 of 22 April 2020, making a total extension of six months.
This measure concerns the following documents, which would have expired between 16 March and 15 May 2020:
Permissions for temporary residence;
Récépissés for residence permit applications.
With services for residence permit applicants at prefectures currently suspended, this extension is automatic./.