Britons can apply for a French residency card online

A visit to a prefecture is still needed for fingerprints

A new French government website for British residents to make carte de séjour applications online is set to launch – but questions remain about how it will work.

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said the site – which has long been promised – will launch during October, but there was no clarification on how it is possible for it to be operational before Brexit.

While the UK is still in the EU, Britons cannot apply for a non-EU citizen’s carte or for a special card to confirm post-Brexit rights under a deal.It is too late to apply for an ...

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