General information about applying to the CSI Lyon

The CSI Lyon oversees the application process in both primary and secondary, working closely with staff from the Anglophone Section.  

Please read our Before you Apply page and the Admissions & Testing: Information for Applicants before you request an application form. 

The application processes for entrance to the school in September 2021 are outlined below.


Please note the following important information:


  • Applications to primary and secondary (collège and lycée) do not follow the same process: please be aware of the different deadlines and requirements that apply.

  • A separate application form is to be completed for each individual place that you are applying for.

  • Please don't duplicate or copy the application forms or any other documents provided by the school. All applications must be pre-registered by requesting an application form.​

If you have any questions about or during the application process, you can contact the Anglophone Section on

Administrative Fee

An administrative fee of €95 per candidate will apply once an application has been processed and accepted by the CSI Lyon. Payment instructions will be provided separately by the Anglophone Section during the application process.

Covid-19: potential impacts on the application process for 2021-2022

Applicants and their families should be aware that any changes to the protocole sanitaire (Government health regulations relating to Covid-19 situation) at the CSI Lyon may have an impact on the application process. The CSI Lyon administration and the Anglophone Section will keep applicants informed of any changes in terms of deadlines, testing arrangements etc. 

Applications to PRIMARY for the school year beginning September 2021:

Applications to SECONDARY (collège & lycée)
for the school year beginning September 2021:
  • Please note that applications to première (year 13 / grade 12) from non-French speakers will not be accepted. 

  • Any non-French speakers applying to enter seconde (year 12 / grade 11) should contact the Anglophone Section at before submitting their application.

Application forms can also be requested directly from the CSI Lyon primary and secondary schools. Further details are available on the school website.


Secondary (collège and lycée)