Alliance Française Aix-Marseille Provence

Moving to France

Our association can help you with certain administrative procedures concerning your installation in France.


For all administrative procedures, the Alliance Française Aix-Marseille Provence can provide you with a certificate of enrolment subject to payment of the course. To obtain this certificate, contact us! 


Help in obtaining a visa


Help with affiliation to the Social Security system

List of doctors near the premises

Making an appointment if necessary


Opening a bank account


We offer the following services for a fee:

- Host family
- Hotel residence
-Student residence
- Independant studio

Apply for a VISA

To obtain all the information concerning the application for a VISA, please visit the FRANCE VISAS website:

The steps :

1/ I find out about my situation

2/ I complete my application online 

3/ I make an appointment 

4/ I submit my application 

Preparing for your trip and procedures

To find out more about preparing for your trip, the steps to take on arrival and settling in France, consult ; 

  • The information booklet entitled Coming to live in France published by the Ministry of the Interior on FRANCE VISAS.
  • The Campus France “Coming to France” website 

Finding accomodation

The Alliance Française Aix-Marseille Provence offers an accommodation search service for a fee of 60€.

Registering fo Social Security

The Assurance Maladie is one of the branches of the Sécurité Sociale, it ensures the coverage of health expenses of the insured and guarantees access to care. 

To better understand this organization, discover the Campus France video: 

The steps of daily life

  • Opening a bank account
  • Taking out civil liability insurance
  • Taking out a mobile phone subscription
  • Find out about the main services in the city where you will be studying

To answer all your questions on the above subjects, our association has created a STUDENT’S GUIDE in which you will find a lot of advice for all these steps.