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Living/Travelling in France

Preparation is the key to successful travel. By doing your homework before you leave, you minimize the chances of something going wrong. Below you will find a broad range of information to help you prepare for a safe and enjoyable journey.

Before You Go


Practical information

General Services During Your Stay

Passport services

Legal documents

Driver’s licences


Marriage, PACS and divorce

Births and adoptions


List of inexpensive hotels in and around Paris and booking centres

Voting while abroad

Medical services

List of Lawyers and Law Firms in France

Contact information of major airlines offering flights to Canada

Suggestions of taxi operators in Paris


Returning to Canada

Planning your return to Canada

Tax refund for Canadian visitors in France

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