French Citizenship by Birth Rules.
Born in France with French Parent
Children who were born in France, and have at least one French citizen parent automatically acquire French citizenship at birth.
Born in France with Non-French Parents
Children who were born in France, to Non-French citizen parents can gain French citizenship at the age of 18, if they have lived in France for at least five years between the age of 11 and 18.
Born in France to Tourist and Short Term Visitor Parents
Children born in France to tourists or other short-term visitors do not acquire French citizenship by virtue of birth in France.
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