Tourism / Private stay

Travel for private stay or tourism reasons does not entitle you to engage in any professional activity unless you are a young traveller eligible to take part in the working holiday programme. The reason for your visit or stay may be :


Your visa

  • If the duration of your stay does not exceed 90 days per 180-day period, you will be issued a short-stay uniform Schengen visa or national visa depending on your destination.
  • If your presence in France requires an airport stopover, please ensure that you do not need an airport transit visa.
  • If the total duration of your stay exceeds 90 days, you will be issued a long-stay national visa.

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