French borders to reopen gradually for international students from 1 July [fr]

Starting from July 1st, international students will be allowed to enter the French territory, regardless of their country of origin. Reception arrangements will be facilitated. Their visa and residence permit applications will be processed in priority.

France “will proceed to a gradual reopening of its Schengen external borders from July 1st”, said minister of foreign affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and minister of home affairs Christophe Castaner on Friday during a joint statement underlining “the stakes of academic attractiveness”.

Press release [FR] here:

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For international students in the UK applying for a French visa, the TLS system of the Consulate in London will reopen soon. In the meantime, for urgent requests you can write to:

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Published on 15/06/2020

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