Non-residents France

Documents to attach for the basic grant

  • a copy of your ID card or passport
  • if you apply for the first time, a document stating your bank account details (RIB, “relevé d’identité bancaire”), which you may request from your bank
  • a final enrolment certificate issued by the given institution

Documents to be attached for the other grant modules

Enrolment fees

  • invoice that specifies the enrolment fees due for the current academic year/semester
  • proof of payment of the enrolment fees

Social grant

Competent offices:
Tax Office Luxembourg Y, for non-residents taxpayers whose residence is in France;

  • Recent household income certificate of parent(s) working in Luxembourg.
  • The income certificate is issued by the tax office competent for your place of residence and can be requested by e-mail.
  • If the income certificate indicates "not taxable by way of assessment", you must also provide:
    • Annual salary certificates, from Pension, Annuity, REVIS or Unemployment most recent.
    • For persons who are not taxable in the Grand Duchy (by virtue of domestic law or an international agreement), the annual income must be supported by documentary evidence duly established by the competent authorities.
    • Depending on your situation, other documents may be requested.

Mobility grant

  • a copy of the lease contract
  • a proof of payment of the rent
  • a copy of the mobility contract (only for the mobility semester or Erasmus+)

Documents to attach for residents of France

Notification of financial aid from the country of residence (Crous/Regional Council)

Depending on the studies you are taking, you must attach the notification from the Regional Council or the Crous for the current academic year:

The notification from the Regional Council (Conseil régional)

If you are doing health and social studies, you must include the official response for the current academic year on whether or not you receive any grant from the Regional Council. If you do not receive any grant, you must provide a document from the council that states the specific reason for refusal (please send us both sides of the letter).

The notification from Crous

For all other study programmes in France or outside of France, you must include the official notification (whether positive or negative) from Crous for the current academic year. To obtain this notification, you need to create a student social file (DSE) on the Crous website.

Please note that certificates from Crous are not accepted.

If you receive a grant from Crous, you must provide us with the official notification (please send us both sides of the letter).

If you do not receive any grant from Crous, you must provide us with the official notification stating the specific reason for refusal.

Certificate of payment or non-payment of housing aid of the country of residence (APL)

To be able to benefit from financial assistance, you must provide one of the following supporting documents in relation to housing assistance from Caf in France:

If you are a beneficiary:

  • A certificate issued in the student’s name from the “Caisse d'Allocations Familiales” (CAF) responsible for the region of your student address.

The certificate must be recent and show the amounts received as of 1 August of the current academic year.

If you are not a beneficiary:

  • If you do not receive any housing aid, you must provide a document issued in the student’s name from the “Caisse d'Allocations Familiales” (CAF) of the region where your studies are taking place, which states that you do not receive any housing benefits. This certificate must be submitted together with the summer semester application.

Please note :

You are required to inform us of any change in relation to the housing assistance received during the academic year. We reserve the right to request a "statement of rights and payments" to determine the opening or modification of a right to a service.

Helpful links for students residing in the departments of Moselle (57) and Meurthe-et-Moselle (54)

The Caf of the departments of Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle have simplified their applications for theses certificates. You can get more information by visiting the links below.  

Declaration of honour of household composition

A sworn statement issued by your town hall that specifies every person living in your household (at your legal home address, not your student address).

Other documents that may be requested

Attestation of partnership

Certificate providing information on the results of previous academic years

  • After obtaining AideFi for four semesters in a first cycle of higher education, you must attach the results of all previous semesters (or a certificate issued by the institution) indicating the total number of ECTS validated in the programme in which you are enrolled (or other credits applicable in the country of your studies).

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