Information Residence Permit

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Direction de la Sûreté Publique - Division de Police Administrative

4, rue Louis Notari
MC 98000 MONACO 

Residents Section :
(+377) 93 15 30 17
(+377) 93 15 30 18

Opening Hours : from 9h00 to 17h00 from monday to friday

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Direction de la Sûreté Publique - Division de Police Administrative

4, rue Louis Notari
MC 98000 MONACO 

Opening Hours : from 9h00 to 17h00 from monday to friday

Phone : (+377) 93 15 31 60

Fax : (+377) 93 15 31 67

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Principle

Anyone over 16 years of age wishing to stay in Monaco for more than three months or set up home there must apply to the Monegasque authorities for a residence permit .

Residence permits are not issued to children under 16. A travel document  can be issued to make it easier for foreign minors to travel.

The Monegasque residence permit authorised it's holder to move freely in the Schengen area.

The types of permits issued

In Monaco, there are four categories of residence permits for foreigners aged over 16:

  • A "temporary" (temporaire) permit can be issued with no minimum requirement period for residency in Monaco.  It is therefore applicable to first-time residents.  It is valid for one year and the issuing costs are 10 €
  • An "ordinary" (ordinaire) permit can be issued to people who have lived in Monaco for three years.  It is valid for three years and the issuing costs are 15 €
  • A "privilege" (privilégié) permit can be issued after ten years of residence in Monaco.  It is valid for ten years and the issuing costs are 30 € (the ten-year residency requirement can be reduced to one year in special cases)
  • A "spouse of a Monegasque national" (conjoint de monégasque) permit can be issued to any foreigner who is a spouse of a Monegasque national and who has lived in the Principality for at least one year.  It is valid for five years and the issuing costs are 20 €

 

Leaving Monaco

The residence permit must be returned if you leave Monaco.

Last update: 05/10/2012

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