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Address2, Marine Street
605001 Pondicherry
India
Phonelocal: (0413) 223.1000
international: +91.413.223.1000
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C. Kichenamourty advocate/ translator francophone
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:53 EDT
Mr. Murugan
Sir,
The reply given in this site to Mr. Divakar will apply to you also. Kindly go through the same. Further you have to find out the french consulate having jurisdiction over you place of residence in India. Yours sincerely
murugan
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:05 EDT
apply for france nationality
sir ,iam worked in malaysia but after marriage settled in india . my aim is from small age itself going to france ,but because of finanacial problem i didi not went there I HAD MY GRAND FATHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE , MY GRAND MOTHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE, MY FATER AND MY MOTHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE, AND THEIR MARRIAGE CERTIFICTE, sir iam reuesting you to fullfill mydream. IAM WAITING FOR REPLY FROM YOU SIR , YHANKING YOU
C.Kichenamourty advocate/translator francophone
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:25 EDT
Mr. Divakar
Sir,
If you want to go to France as a tourist with Indian passport, you have to apply for french visa by submitting necessary papers to the french visa processing centre at Chennai or Pondicherry, according to your place of residence.
In case you intend to apply for french nationality certificate, please give the details of etat civil about you and your parents and grand parents. My contact No. is 9843648646 Yours sincerely.
DIVAGAR
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:38 EDT
PLEASE SEE THIS COMMENT AND HELP ME
SIR,I has a aim to go france , so what are the certificate i must be submit if any one know the full detail please contact ME my PH NO:9092808849 IHAS my FATHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE,MY MOTHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE MY FATHER MOTHER MARIAGE CERTIFICATE, MY GRAND FATHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE, MY GRANDMOTHER BIRTH CERTIFICATE, MY GRAND MOTHER AND GRAND FATHER MARIAGE CERTIICATE MY PHONE NUMBER: 9092808849 IAM WAITING FOR REPLY
C. Kichenamourty advocate/ translator francophone
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:25 EDT
Hajesh- certificat de coutume. Regarding
Sir,
As an advocate I am empowered to give a cetificate of coutume. If it is given in english it should be translated into french. If you contact me with relevant papers plus marriage certificate of your parents, I can give direcly the certificat de coutume into french language. My contact No. 9843648646. Yours sincerely.
RAJESH
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:27 EDT
Certificat de Coutume
Dear sir

i am living in Tamilnadu Indian nationality going to marry a french girl how to option Certificat de Coutume
in tamilnadu can i prepare Affidavit of law and customs and how to prepare ??? please help me
C..Kichenamourty advocate/translator francophone
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:18 EDT
Mrs. Namritha- sub. reunification of family. Regarding
Madam,
Please send to me a copy of the mail received from the prefecture by your husband. Then only I can verify your statement and give you suitable advice.
Ny address: No, 85 Easwaran Darnaraja koil street, Puducherry-60500l, India. Cell No. 9843648646. Yours sincerely.
Namritha
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:05 EDT
Family reunification visa
My husband working in france has applied for family reunification visa for me residing in India. He has received a mail from prefecture, stating that the visa has positive outcome and I will receive a mail from Pondicherry embassy very shortly, for issuing the visa. It's more than a month now and I haven't received any mail from Pondicherry embassy. Can you please tell me, when can I expect the mail? Your reply will help me a lot. Thanks in advance.
C. Kichenamourty advocate/ translator francophone
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 06:12 EDT
Paneer Selvam
Sir, Please read the reply to the question of Mr.Divyanathan given recently in this site. It will be useful to you.
Further, in your case, you have not mentioned the date and place of your birth. Your father was born in 1920 in Thirunallar(Karaikal) and has expired in l955 ie. before 16.08.1962, date of coming into force of the Franco indian treaty of cession, 1956. As for your mother, she was born in Nellithope, Pondicherry, in 1928. If your mother has subscribed the declaration of option between 15.08.1962 and 15.2.1963 she would have conserved french nationality. On 16.8.1962 if you were a minor of 18 years, and born in French India your mother should have included your name when making her statement of option. If you were born outside of Fr. India prior to 16.08 1962, the question of option does not arise and you are a French national. To conclude I state that among renoncants of personal status in Fr, India, those who made optinn statement required under Franco Indian treaty 1956 have become fullfledged french nationals and those who failed to make option have lost their french nationality and became Indians. But they are still governed by french civil code, because under Fench decret, the renunciation of personal status is irrevocable. Yours sincerely
Paneer Selvam
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:39 EDT
French Nationality
Sir,

My father (Antonie) was born in 1920, Karaikal (Thirunalor) and he had served to french in, Pondicherry, Yanam & also in Karaikal between 1940 to 1960. His father & also my grandfather (Marie Divy) who also worked in Karaikal during the period of (1915-1945) and have voted in French elections. He died in 1955 and in that death certificate they have mentioned that he was renounced person.

My mother was born in 1928, Nelitope, Pondicherry whose father (Sandanasaamy) also served in Military in (1914-1920) and was receiving pension fund and voted in French Elections. His name was renounced during 1895 by his father (Arogiyasamy).

Both my parents (Antoine & Oubagarmarie) got married in 1943 and registered French marriage certificate and registered livret de famille. But failed to register my name in it.


I have all the related documents of my grandparents proving that they were French citizen. Can I apply for French Nationality? If so, what are procedures need to be followed?

Warm Regards,
Paneer Selvam

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