Living in Monaco

Conditions required for entry and residence in the Principality for a period not exceeding three months

Any person of foreign nationality who wishes to enter Monégasque territory and stay there for a period not exceeding three months must have the document (passport, travel or identity document) required for entry into French territory.

French subjects must merely be holders of the national identity card.

No other formality is required of foreigners who wish to travel to Monaco.

Conditions required for entry and settlement in Monaco

Any foreigner, except French subjects, who whishes to live in Monaco for a period longer than three months or establish residence there, must be the holder of a settlement visa.

To obtain a settlement visa, the person concerned must apply to the French General Consulate nearest to his domicile.

Supplied with this visa, every foreigner over sixteen years of age is required to request within eight days of his arrival in the Principality of Monaco a resident’s card from the Foreigners’ Section of the Directorate of the Police Service (Tel: +377 93 15 30 15).