French Application Form.
First thing you have to pay is to pay 50 Euros to the French Authorities, for this got to
Once that's opened click on one of the blue boxes that is entitled LAISSEZ-PASSER (Foreign Aircraft)
Then once that window has opened click on the payment for 50 Euros, and NOT the one for 100 Euros
To apply for the actual permit, download the form DGAC_LP6 rev 1 here. This you can apply for to run from the day you apply until 7 days before your current permit expires.