Today, most of administrative services in the Lille Metropole area are available on a website that provides comprehensive information about opening hours, formalities and official procedures. The organisations you need to contact will generally be your local town hall or the Prefecture in Lille.
Administrative formalities and local authorities
The procedures to obtain your administrative documents (Biometric National Identity Card, Biometric passport, residence permit, driving licence...) and all the informations about the local authorithies active in Lille Metropole are detailed in "A newcomer's guide to Lille".
Lille Metropole (MEL) comprises 90 municipalities and has more than one million inhabitants in a rural and urban territory. The list of all town halls in the Lille Metropole area is available on the iPhone and Android “Melcome” app.