A refugee close family



  • The long-stay visa is valid only for the national French territory.
  • The visa holder had to undertake the necessary steps to obtain his/her residence permit from the prefecture where he lives, within two months after his/her arrival.

Who ?
You are a spouse or a child of refugee of less than 19 years (your parent has obtained the status of refugee). You want to join your family or seeking family reunification.
When ?
Demands must be received through appointments only. Any request by phone and e-mail will not be accepted. Applicants choose the appropriate date and time via Internet
Cost ?
All applicants for long stay visa, regardless of their age, must pay 99 euros. (Payable in Sudanese Pound at the current chancellery rate). Must inquire about the exact amount.
How ?
The digital fingerprinting and a photograph of a clear face are mandatory. This requires that each applicant comes personally at the visa section : the delay for treatment is about two months.
Where ?
At visa section.

Required documents
All the documents mentioned below must be translated in French language, by the University of Khartoum/ Translation Unit (It may take 7 days) and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
For other nationalities : submit a completely filled form, legalized by their embassies.

  • Document holding the OFPRA number (letter and the original birth certificate of the refugee located in France.
  • Original and copy of religious and judicial marriage certificate.
  • Birth certificate of the applicant and (or) of each child. Age estimation certificate is not sufficient as a formal document in civil status code.
  • Colored copy of the refugee’s legal residence card, from both sides.
  • Your 4 signed and complete long-stay visa application, with 4 recent passport photographs (visible forehead, ears and neck). Download the form.
  • Must write, accurately and clearly your telephone number containing 10 digits and your e-mail address of the applicant.
  • Photocopies of all used pages of passports. For nationals of other than Sudanese nationality, photocopies of the residence permit must also be presented.
  • Confirmed reservation (one-way ticket) by the aviation company.

Dernière modification : 09/03/2016

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