The life certificate (attestation d’existence)

You can obtain a life certificate (“attestation d’existence”) in person only :

- At the French Consulate in London without an appointment :


Consulat général de France
Service social P.O. Box 520
21, Cromwell Road
LONDON SW7 2EN

From Monday to Thursday 8 .45 am -12.00 / 2.00-5.00p.m
on Friday 8.45a.m-1p.m / 2.00-3.00p.m

- By making an appointment with the Honorary Consul closest to you.

To check the list of Honorary Consuls, please click here

In these two cases, please remember to bring the following documents with you:

- The form sent to you by the pension office in France
- Your current passport or ID card
- A proof of address such as an electricity/water/Council tax bill or bank statement

The certificate will be provided to you straight away.

It remains your responsibility to send the life certificate to your pension office in France.

Published on 28/06/2017

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