What is the change? The Toulouse Préfecture in southern France will soon implement a new online appointment system.

What does the change mean? The online system will replace the current process, which requires applicants to wait in line for an appointment. The online system will begin accepting appointments Monday.

  • Implementation time frame: May 14.
  • Visas/permits affect: Any permit or visa that requires an appointment at the Toulouse Préfecture.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals who need immigration-related appointments in the Toulouse Préfecture
  • Impact on processing times: Applicants may experience delays in the days following the change, but ultimately the new system is expected to save time because applicants will not need to wait in line for appointments.

BAL Analysis: Foreign nationals who need to book appointments at the Toulouse Préfecture are encouraged to work with BAL to select dates when they will be able to attend appointments. BAL can complete booking procedures once the new system is launched.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in France. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.

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