Coming to France

The change from Student Visa to Freelance

A foreign national holding a student residence permit may apply for the change of student visa status to entrepreneur visa. In reality, strictly speaking, there is no longer a residence permit bearing the mention “trader”. The residence permit that allows the exercise of an independent activity, in a company or […]

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A residence permit for health professionals

The French Government intends to create a residence permit for Health Professionals willing to work and come to France with their family. The government wishes the creation of a new residence permit intended for health professionals, in order to attract foreign doctors in particular and thus “meet the need for recruitment” in […]

A new Talent Passport for foreign doctors

The government wants to create a new residence permit to attract foreign doctors in particular: the Talent Medical passport.   The aim of the new Health Talent Passport It would be intended for health professionals and their families “as soon as they are recruited by a public or private non-profit […]

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Immigration of Family Members to France

Family reunification is a procedure that will be initiated by a foreigner who has a residence permit in France to bring their family members: spouse and children.  To start this family reunification procedure, the applicant for family reunification must meet a number of conditions. The conditions to be met by […]

Is speaking French mandatory to get a French residence permit?

The first thing to master if you want to live or reside in a foreign country is its language! France, which grants French nationality to more than 100,000 foreigners a year, has required mastery of the French language from all applicants for long-term residence and naturalization. France thus requires a […]

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European Blue Card

Change of status to Talent Passport European Blue Card

To request a change of status to Talent Passport, European Blue Card, you must make an appointment within the three months preceding the expiry date of your residence permit. You must make an appointment within the three months preceding the expiry date of your residence permit. This card is issued […]

France must strengthen its Talent Passport

The talent passport is a multi-year residence permit for foreigners wishing to work in France for more than 3 months. In a note published on Tuesday, the Economic Analysis Council (CAE) highlights the weaknesses of the systems in force to attract skilled labor and high-potential foreign students to France. “The […]

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The bill on immigration and the right to asylum has been adopted by the Council of Ministers. The text proposes a new residence permit for jobs in tension. The project includes a large number of provisions aimed at improving the employment of foreign workers in an irregular situation and that […]

Immigrate To France – The 4 Steps To Follow

To Immigrate to France and come to work in France, you should know that there are several ways to immigrate. Moreover, France is considered to be one of the favorite destinations for foreign immigrants. Every year, thousands of new immigrants leave for France to find a job and start a […]

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