Long stay visa for Monaco

General information

If you plan to go to Monaco, you have to apply at a French consulate in order to get a visa.

You have to apply at the French Consulate in Miami if you live in Florida, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos.

IMPORTANT: The visa section does not accept documents by E-mail or fax.
The originals have to be brought by the applicant to the scheduled interview with one set of photocopies per applicant. (This Consulate does not make any copy).
This Consulate declines any responsibility in case of lost original documents.


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IF YOU CANNOT PRINT YOUR CONFIRMATION RECEIPT IT IS NOT A PROBLEM. Simply show up on the date and time of your appointment .

Applicants who arrive late at the Consulate or without all the required documents will be turned away.

No appointment can be made by phone or by e-mailing us. If you are not able to attend, please free a slot by canceling your appointment.

Make sure you bring all the required documents (originals and copies) when coming to the Consulate General.

Requirements for a short stay visa for Monaco

Please, click here.

Requirements for a long stay visa for Monaco

You have to apply with all the required documents in original and three copies. The visa section does not make any copies.

  • Passport valid for a period of six months beyond the applicant’s last day of stay in the Schengen area. Please make sure your passport has a blank page to affix the visa.
  • 5 long stay application forms. Please indicate your phone numbers and e-mail.
  • 2 recent passport size pictures.
  • A proof of resident status in the USA and its copy (Green card, valid US visa and copy of valid I-20 or valid I-AP66, visas…) if you are not a US citizen.
  • Financial guarantee such as :
    - a letter from your bank stating that you have sufficient means of support to live in Monaco;
    - supporting documents of retirement pensions;
    - a notarized declaration of your sponsor stating that he/she will be responsible for all your expenses and a proof of his/her assets.
  • A note, dated and signed by the applicant, stating that he/she does not intend to have in Monaco a paid professional activity which requires a work permit.
  • A proof of medical insurance : a letter from your insurance company (NOT simply a copy of your insurance card) stating that you have international medical coverage, emergency evacuation and repatriation with coverage valid in Monaco. If the letter does not explicitly mention evacuation/transportation and repatriation, it won’t be accepted.
    If your insurance company does not provide this letter you will have to purchase an international traveler’s insurance such as TravelSafe, Seven corners, Axa Assistance, Medex, Europ Assistance, IMG, Travelex, Insuremytrip… and bring with you the letter detailing your coverage and amount (or Visa Letter).
  • A Certificate of non-criminal record provided by the police’s office of the city of your residence.
  • A lease, a certficate of lodging, a title deed or a written commitment.
  • A notarized letter stating that you have never been bankrupt in the US or in any other country;

Depending on what you intend to do in Monaco:

  • An employment contract signed by the Labor Department in Monaco ;
  • An authorization to manage a company or set up a company in Monaco.

Processing fees

The visa is paid by money-order or credit card.
To know about the fees, click here.

REMARKS : The Consular Administration has full authority to appreciate and request more documents than those submitted by the applicant. The latter is hereby informed that submitting the aforementioned documents does not ensure automatic issuance of the visa.

Contact: visas@consulfrance-miami.org

Last modified on 14/07/2017

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