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Provisional residence permits being issued by France
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Provisional residence permits being issued by France

To make their stay legal, France will now issue provisional residence permits to travellers that remain in France but are not able to leave the country due to travel restrictions imposed across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the latest update on COVID-19 related information, the French Diplomatic websites of consulates overseas have provided further details on “Extension of expired visas and residence permits”, both for those that “are stranded out of France” as well as those in France who “cannot return” to their country of origin. For those stranded outside France The validity of French long-stay visas, residence permits, and receipts for applications for the renewal of permits expiring between March 16 and May 15, 2020, had been extended for 3 months. Those...
Period of validity of residence permits extended, France
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Period of validity of residence permits extended, France

Given the health context, all residence permits, receipts and long-stay visas which expire between March 16 and May 15, 2020, which had already been extended by 3 months, are extended by an additional 3 months, by l ordinance n ° 2020-460 of 22 April 2020, i.e. a total extension of 6 months. This measure concerns the following securities which will have expired between March 16 and May 15, 2020: Long stay visas; Residence permits; Provisional residence permits; Receipts for residence permit applications. The reception of applicants for residence permits in the prefectures being suspended for the moment, this extension is automatic. Press release of April 24, 2020 - Extension of the validity of residence permits Press release of 18 March 2020 on the period of validity of res...
Lower residence permit fees for people staying in Finland due to coronavirus crisis
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Lower residence permit fees for people staying in Finland due to coronavirus crisis

The Decree on Fees Charged for Services Provided by the Finnish Immigration Service will be temporarily amended. Because of the travel restrictions imposed due to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, there are people in Finland whose right of residence is about to end or has already ended and who are unable to leave the country. They will be charged a lower fee for the processing of their residence permit application than usual. Under the Decree on Fees Charged for Services Provided by the Finnish Immigration Service issued for 2020, the processing fee for a residence permit application is EUR 520 for adults and EUR 270 for minors. The Decree will be temporarily amended so that the processing fee is EUR 150 for adults and EUR 100 for minors in cases where the permit is applied for becau...