How to obtain a badge, carte sejour

How do I obtain a Residence Permit (Titre de séjour special)?

Upon assumption of duty, members of permanent delegations must pay a visit to the Office in charge of Residence Permits located in the yellow wing of the first floor of the Fontenoy building. The relevant forms for obtaining the special residence permit issued by the French authorities and corresponding to respective functions are at their disposal at this office. The same applies to all members who have the right to obtain this permit (family, private employees, etc.). The Office is also responsible for information on various related topics, such as residential taxes, VAT refunds and access badges to Paris airports.

Office n° : 1.088 and  1089 - (ext : 81471 ; 81479)Opening hours : Monday – Friday,  from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 3 pm – 5 pm

How do I apply for diplomatic licence plates?

Located in the same corridor, the Office is open to members of Permanent Delegations and manages records and documents with regard to obtaining license plates of vehicles belonging to Permanent Delegations and all entitled parties. The Office also handles all questions pertaining to tax-free petrol and provides information on the validity of driving licenses, clearance on vehicles, etc.

Office n° : 1.123 and  1.124 - (ext : 80410 ; 80433)Opening hours : Monday – Friday,  from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 3 pm – 5 pm

How do I obtain an access badge to UNESCO premises?

The Office of badges (ext. 81234) is located on the ground floor of the Fontenoy Building (R.015) and is responsible for issuing access badges to UNESCO premises upon presentation of an official document indicating the status of the applicant and stamped by the Protocol Unit. It is a magnetic card which features a photo taken on site. It allows cross "unguarded passages" and access during scheduled hours at various locations on the premises of the Organization.

It is mandatory to wear this badge at all times.


Note: Spouses of delegates are entitled to a non-magnetic courtesy badge that allows access to the premises without presenting identification, while still undergoing security controls.