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Birth Certificate in French language (Paris)

Hi all, new here :)

I’m moving to Paris shortly and am a bit overwhelmed by the documentation that may be required on arrival in order to secure a property, register residence etc.

I only have the ‘short’ UK birth certificate so do I need to order a full one with parents names in English, with apostille, and then have that version translated into French? Or get a birth certificate without apostille and then have it translated... as what’s the point of certifying the English version if they won’t accept it anyway? And they seem to only be valid for 3 months?! Super confusing...

Everyone seems to insist French translations of all documents are mandatory but I’ve found this online which says the opposite:
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Any advice on the most efficient way of moving forward as want to ensure I have what I need before making my move to Paris next month.

Thanks so much!

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