Working in France


CHANGE OF STATUS FROM STUDENT TO EMPLOYEE

You are a foreign student (non-EU national) holding a “student” residence permit and requesting a change of status to “employee” (or “temporary worker”). The request for a change of visa must be submitted to the prefecture of your place of residence.   TABLE OF CONTENT     THE WORK AUTHORIZATION […]

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Asylum seekers

Can an asylum seeker work in France?

You can apply for a work permit if you meet the following two conditions: You have the asylum seeker application. Your request has been under review for more than 6 months by the Ofpra. Asylum seekers are not prohibited from having access to employment. Their application for a work permit […]


Foreign employees: how are work permits granted?

When a foreigner applies for a work permit, it is granted if his application meets the following cumulative conditions. The work permit is a document that you must request if you are a foreigner and wish to work in France as an employee. You cannot be hired if you have […]

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I want to come and work in France, is it possible?

In France, there are many foreigners who have found a job, work in France and earn their living as they should. On the other hand, finding a job in France when you are of a foreign nationality is not always easy. You have to follow a whole procedure and get […]


The best job sites in France

We invite you to discover the best job sites in France because you must know all the sites that offer job offers in France for French people and foreigners. Moreover, we always advise you to diversify your job search sources to increase your chances of finding a job in France. […]

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Work permit in France for a foreign employee

Foreigners who enter France to take up paid employment must have a work permit in France (also called a work permit in France for a foreign employee). Otherwise, he cannot be hired. The work permit can take the form of either a visa or a residence permit, or a document […]


The practice of medicine in France: how to proceed?

In respect of the practice of medicine in France, a healthcare professional who is a national of an EU member country or of a State party to an agreement with the European economic area, must follow a procedure for automatic recognition of his diploma, or comply with an authorization procedure.  […]

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expatriation bonus

Expatriation bonus: Calculation of expatriation allowances

Going to work abroad was long considered an effort that deserved to be compensated. Living abroad is now a necessary step to access interesting positions and live an enriching international experience. In France, companies facilitate these more numerous departures by offering an Expatriation bonus and various indemnities. But how are they calculated? […]


The Temporary worker residence permits

The long-stay visa serving as a residence permit or the temporary “temporary worker” residence permit is intended for foreigners who wish to stay in France to exercise a salaried activity under a fixed-term contract of more than 3 months or for salaried foreigners. seconded (mobility outside intragroup or intragroup) who […]