France Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?
If your stay is no longer than 90 days.

France flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter France? The short answer about the passport is always, “Yes.” But a visa is not always necessary. If your trip is less than 90 days, it isn’t required. When preparing to travel to France, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must remain valid for at least for 3 months after departure. If it will expire within that time, or come close, it’s best to get it renewed. Occasionally there’s a need for additional stamps in your passport. So ensure you have at least one blank page remaining for use. Vaccinations may be required for entry please consult with your medical professional for more information. If you are planning an extended trip and expect to carry more than 10,000 Euros Max with you, be aware that upon entry and exit, the amount will need to be declared to customs.

Learn more about France

France landscape France is located in Western Europe, nestled between Italy and Spain. The country, which struggles with flooding, has a total land area of 643,801 sq km. It shares borders with Andorra and Belgium. Paris, the capital of France, may be a city to consider seeing. When planning other site seeing adventures keep in mind that timezones may change. Make sure to adjust your watch, or phone to France’s timezone, use UTC+1. The country’s main agricultural products are wheat and cereals. The primary industry contributing to their economy is machinery. Machinery and equipment are France's major imports. The country’s airports currently include 294 paved runways, with 170 unpaved, making travel there easier than it’s ever been. Internet availability exists throughout France for its 56 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

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