Spouses are subject to the same immigration rules and processes as the researcher. He/she should apply for a family life visa.
Underage children are subject to the same conditions for entry into the territory:
- Short stay (< 3 months): Visa C Court séjour
- Long stay (> 3 months): Visa D Long séjour
Underage children are not required to hold a residence permit to reside in France, if one of their parents/ legal guardian holds one.
Document de circulation d'un étranger mineur (DCEM)/ Travel document for foreign minors
This document is not mandatory but facilitates administrative procedures and passage through French customs. It is valid for 5 years and is not considered as a residence permit equivalent.
Titre d'identité républicain (TIR)/Republican identity document
This document only applies to children born in France to foreign parents. It is not mandatory but facilitates administrative procedures and passage through French customs