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Passport- copy needs to be authorised

Posted by out of town - Created: 5 years ago
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Posted by appletrees-321263 - 5 years ago

Notaires will do it. They may not charge if you have a mutual friend in common!

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Posted by out of town - 5 years ago

Thanks so much for info - I'll get there early tomorrow & start practicing smile now!

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Posted by ESS-209984 - 5 years ago

It is indeed the Mairie that do this for you.   However, you will have to push to get it done.  

The French authorities have stopped asking for authorised copies of documentation, so they will only issue if it is for use overseas.    Suggest you smile sweetly and point this out to them, agreeing that it is ridiculous that you have to provide this...

I required this about 4 months ago and went to the Marie who tried to turn me away.  Once I indicated that I only needed one copy, they went off and did it quite happily.   The good news is that they do not charge for this service.  We are Mouans Sartoux based...

Good luck!