France: in prison abroad

Information on the French legal and prison systems for British prisoners, their family and friends.


France Prisoner Pack

This file is in an OpenDocument format


Explains how to:

  • arrange visits
  • send money to a prisoner
  • apply for a transfer to a UK prison

See also help if you’re arrested abroad

Published 15 March 2013
Last updated 8 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated prisoner pack July 2020

  2. Update to information pack for detained British Nationals in France.

  3. First published.