Who needs a long stay visa for another French overseas destination ?

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The French overseas Departements and Regions (DROM) and american overseas collectivities are :

- la Réunion
- la Guyane, la Guadeloupe et la Martinique (qui constituent les trois départements d’Amérique).
- Mayotte
- Saint-Barthélemy
- Saint-Martin
- Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Other French overseas Collectivities and Territories (CTOM) are :

- La Polynésie française (Tahiti) (visa requirement per nationality is listed separately)
- La Nouvelle Calédonie (visa requirement per nationality is listed separately)
- Wallis et Futuna
- Les Terres australes et antarctiques françaises (TAAF).

Visa exemption for a Long stay visas (> 90 days) in France’s overseas territories above, applies to citizen of:



- Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA)

- Andorra

- Monaco

- Switzerland

Australian citizen



- Australian citizen need a visa to enter France and its territories, including New Caledonia or Tahiti, for a long stay (more than 90 days).

- In that case, you are required to secure a long stay visa in Sydney prior to your departure.

It is important to take into account that it won’t be possible to apply for a long stay visa once in France, nor it is possible to change the status of the current visa (for example, from a working holiday visa, visitor visa to a student or resident visa or any other category).

Other nationalities



- If you plan to stay in France or its territories, including New Caledonia or Tahiti for more than 90 days, you are required to secure a long stay visa in Sydney prior to your departure.

It is important to take into account that it won’t be possible to apply for a long stay visa once in France, nor it is possible to change the status of the current visa (for example, from a working holiday visa, visitor visa to a student or resident visa or any other category).

Dernière modification : 12/03/2016

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