France being one of the most popular destinations for Los Angeles residents seeking to get away for a bit, the French Embassy of Los Angeles enables all who wish to experience the unique magic that is France realize the trip of their dreams.
France and the America have a unique relationship (to put it mildly) but no matter what transpires between the two nations, Americans are continually drawn to the sights, sounds, and tastes that are uniquely French. The French Embassy in Los Angeles has everything you need to make your trip to France a success, no matter the length or the reason.
U.S passport holders are not required to obtain a visa prior to travel to France for less than 90 days per semester (6 months), not counting the time they already spent or are planning to spend in other Schengen States.
No visa required to US citizens studying for less than 90 days.
No visa required to US citizens holding a "convention de stage" valid for less than 90 days. However, the convention de stage and letter from DDTEFP will have to be in possession of the applicant when crossing the border.
Citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland do NOT need any visa to enter France, no matter what the purpose or the duration of the stay is.