Electronic application for a resident permit for the “Passeport talent”. More information here


Electronic application for a resident permit for students. More information here

Les fondateurs du GATE

Sous-préfecture de Palaiseau

Sous-préfecture de Palaiseau

Information about residence permits

Issuance of residence permits for
students and researchers


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Point d’information Science Accueil (PISA)

Point d’information Science Accueil (PISA)

Personalized information and help for all the procedures and steps to settle in: administrative support, French as a foreign language courses, leisures, cultural activities, etc.

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Université Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay provides international students and researchers with a variety of services and documentation to welcome them under the best conditions.

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Useful information

Useful information

Welcome desk
of Foreign Talents

Main GATE, Bréguet sector :
Bréguet Building
3 Rue Joliot Curie
91190 - Gif-sur-Yvette

GATE branch office Polytechnique sector :
Polytechnique Institute of Paris
Route de Saclay
91120 Palaiseau

Opening hours
Main GATE Bréguet sector
Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (by appointment)
For afternoon openings: consult the appointment schedule

GATE branch, Polytechnique sector
Thursday: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4:30pm (by appointment)

There are two ways to be accompanied:

- on the spot by making an appointment in advance in "Partners and appointments"

- You can also be accompanied at a distance (the link is enabled in the espace : Science Accueil Information Point - PISA) .

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The appointments

Main GATE – administrative support – Science Accueil Information Point (PISA)

  • Appointment scheduling for the GATE
  • Help with residence permit application
  • Help with OFII procedure
  • Schooling of children
  • Help filling out in French your official paperwork
  • Administrative advice
  • French courses and hobbies
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Main GATE – administrative support – Université Paris-Saclay

  •  Student residence permits UPSaclay students only
  •  Finding accommodation and catering
  • Health and sport
  • Material and financial aid
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Polytechnique area (local branch) – GATE Antenna office – administrative support

Get information on :

  • student residence permits,
  • housing, restaurants,
  • student life on campus
  • schooling at the IP Paris.
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Residence permit area (Sub-Prefecture of Palaiseau)

  • for a first-time residence permit (students and researchers) ;
  • for the renewal of a residence permit.
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Main GATE – Caisse d’Allocations Familiales

Information on the rights you can benefit from :

  • Housing benefit
  • Family benefits
  • All other financial benefits

and the follow up of your file.

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Main GATE – Caisse Primaire d’Assurance Maladie / Primary Sickness Insurance Fund

Information and enrollment for health insurance

  • Help with procedures
  • File follow-up
  • Complementary insurances.
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Main GATE – Pôle Emploi

Information and support :

  • on the digital offer (personal space, job search, student job…),
  • on the student service (jobs, forum, CV, cover letter, skills…)
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Schedules and appointments

GATE is also about cultural discovery events, scientific meetings or thematic workshops that we organize for you throughout the Paris-Saclay region. So take your agendas!

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