2Conditions for participation


  • 18-35 years old at moment of application
  • Hold a Canadian passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the last day of the stay
  • Have at least €2100 in savings
  • Commitment to pay fees and taxes stipulated by legislation

Required documents:

  • Completed visa application form
  • 2 recent ID photos
  • Completed application checklist (7 – Feuille de contrôle)
  • Your passport and photocopies of the first six pages
  • Proof of funds of €2100 (plus additional CA$1000 for an eventual return ticket)
  • The OFII (Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration) form for long stay visa
  • Your resumé
  • Photocopies of your diplomas, proof of training, proof of professional qualifications or professional experience of at least 12 months in the last 3 years.
  • 4 copies of your work contract (CERFA document)

You can get a visa for 12 months, with the possibility of extending by another 6 months. This is a closed work visa, which means you must work for the same employer for its duration. You may not change employers.

The 3A visa is free to apply for.

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