If you want to visit your family without settling permanently, check the conditions by referring to the tourist and private stay section.
If you wish to join a family member staying or having settled in France, the supporting documents and the nature of the visa that you must apply for depend on your nationality, the assessment of your family relationship and the duration and reason for your stay:
- He/She is an EU/EEA national;
- He/She is French;
- He/She is a foreign national residing in France;
If you live in France and you want to adopt a minor who lives outside France, check the conditions for an adoption visa.