The French government has announced that the application portal will remain open until 30 September 2021 for those who did not apply within the previous timescale.
Their announcement reads
'Toutefois, ce site internet demeurera ouvert jusqu’au 30 septembre 2021 afin de permettre l’enregistrement des demandes qui n’auraient pas pu l’être dans les délais impartis.'
'However, this website will remain open until September 30, 2021 in order to allow the registration of requests which could not have been registered within the allotted time.'
If you have not already applied please do so as soon as possible and include a reason for your late application in the comments section.
You can read our guide to applying here. Please note we are currently updating the website info to take into account the extension.