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France Extends Validity of Visas & Residence Permits for Another Three Months

France has made a decision to extend the validity of all residence permits with an expiration date between March 16 and May 15, 2020, for another three months, because of the number of persons infected with COVID-19 in France and in the world continues to increase.

According to a notification distributed by the French government, the three-month legitimacy prolongation of the allowed time of remain for non-French nationals in France during the pandemic follows an additional three-months expansion conceded on March 18.

It additionally clarifies that the measure concerns long-stay visas, living arrangement grants, temporary home licenses, receipts for habitation grant applications, which have terminated between March 16 and May 15, 2020.

The choice to broaden the legitimacy of remain for those abandoned in France was first taken after the French President Emanuel Macron, called the circumstance in the nation because of the Coronavirus a “wellbeing war”, in a broadcast address to the country.

At that point, France had additionally chosen to quit giving visas, in the entirety of its international safe havens and offices abroad, until further notification, including short-stay Schengen visas, long-stay visas to France, visas to abroad domains.

President Macron was the first of the EU heads to affirm the common choice to suspend travel between non-European and European nations until mid-April, which later was stretched out to May 15.

Regardless of that the quantity of Coronavirus cases is expanding on the planet, the EU and the Member States have been anticipating an approach to lift the current measures and reestablish the segment of the travel industry. Simultaneously, authorities from the EU and the administrations of the states have indicated that the Schengen Area fringe conclusion may stay set up until September.


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