Filipino marrying a French national

Hi everyone! I’m Lei and I’m a Filipina. I would like to ask for some advice on how I should proceed in getting a visa to live in France. I have a French boyfriend and we want to live together in France. Our paperwork of getting married is already in progress in the French townhall. But we are torn on whether to apply for a short-term tourist visa and get married then reapply for a long-term as a spouse of French national, or apply for a long-term visa right away and get married. For those who are already married, how did you do yours?Also, for the certificat de coutume relatif, can we only get it from PH embassy in France? Many many thanks in advance!

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