Documents needed when entering in France

Whether or not you are required to obtain a visa before travelling, even if you are an American citizen (, you may be requested to show the following elements to the French immigration officers upon arrival :

1. a valid passport ( (still valid 3 months after your expected return from France),

2. a return plane ticket (for a short stay only),

3. means of support during the stay (cash, credit cards, traveler cheques…)

4. accommodation reservations or, for some visa holders only, an "attestation d’accueil"

Dernière modification : 20/05/2013

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