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British French Resident (CdS-WA) UK Driving Licence - limits driving UK Regn car in EU

This question has recently arisen - someone may be able to point me to an appropriate official reference. Can a British but French resident (in possession of a Carte de Sejour -WA) with a valid UK ...
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How to obtain a Numéro de Sécurité Sociale in France fully online with a Passport Talent

The procedure to obtain a French Social Security number online is confusing, also called Numéro de Sécurité Sociale or RNIPP sometimes even called NIR number. This number is required to obtain a Carte ...
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Visa for U.S. citizen permanently staying in France for religious purposes?

How does one apply for a religious visa for permanent stay in France? What are the requirements? What is such a French visa called? Does it help to have EU dual-citizenship (e.g., Italian-American ...
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EU Citizen living in France, Part-time remote work for Swiss university

I am an italian citizen living in France. I will soon start remote work for a Swiss University (located in the canton of Zurich). The work is part-time and will be done alongside my studies in France. ...
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Can a French consulate ask me what other nationalities I have before providing a service?

I'm a binational of France and US, currently located in the US. I need to do some business with my local French consulate, but they are asking what other nationalities I have, and have told me that ...
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Can I acquire French citizenship through my father if he passed away?

I am 26 years old and I born in Djibouti and my father was born before the independence. I found out that my parents was a French citizens while Djibouti was still colonized by France but my mother ...
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France long-stay visa [closed]

I submitted applications for long stay visa for myself and my wife over a month ago in India. My visa category is talent visa and my wife is going as my family. My work contract in an university as a ...
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I recently became an EU national from a country different of the one I live. How do I get insured?

I originally came from Brazil and settled in France two years ago. I did the basic inscription on the "Securite Sociale" but nothing more than that (never got the "Carte Vitale" ...
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Working remote for a French company as a non-EU spouse of a EU citizen in Croatia

I was just wondering is it possible to work fully remote for a French company while on a spousal residence in Croatia as a non-EU spouse of an EU citizen, without the need for a French work permit. ...
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Titre de Sejour - Leaving France

I wanted to ask a quite direct question that I can't find any answer to online. What do you have to do with your Titre de Séjour (if it's still valid) if you leave France for another country? Is there ...
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Application for carte de séjour

Our "handholding" lady was supposed to apply for our carte de séjour for us but we have heard nothing, is it possible to check if we are in the system and, if so, how do I do it? We have ...
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French visa for spouse (Talent)

I am an Indian national, planning to apply for a Talent visa to join a postdoctoral position in France. My wife is also planning to accompanying me. She has just completed M.Sc. My specific question ...
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How do I become a French citizen via a higher education/talent visa?

I've been living in France just over two years now. I'm fluent in French (I have a degree of B2-language level, and I'm preparing for the C1). I'm going to start the second year of university this ...
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Do I risk refusal of a future work permit in France?

I'm a foreigner who has worked a CDD in France with a travailleur temporaire visa. In this past job, I was not allowed to seek any side jobs (it would have been a cumul d'activité not authorized under ...
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Titre de sejour pluriannuel - Passeport Talent

I have a doubt regarding the visa status of a Titre de Sejour - Passeport Talent once you quit your job (so, perte volontaire d'emploi = demission). Some préfectures say that there's no problem as you ...
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Titre de séjour about to expiré and lost the job

I am working here in France since May 2015 with passport talent titre de sejour. I changed my job and joined a French company in Jan 2021, thus I had to change my titre de sejour. Currently I have &...
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German Blue Card - Relocation to France

I'm a holder of a Blue Card in Germany more than 18 months, and my company offered me to relocate to France with same employer. Can help me to answer below questions?: Is it easier to attain a Blue ...
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Requirement to work with same employer "passport talent"

My wife was on a dependent visa with me in France. Since I left France, she has gotten her own "Talent Passport – Qualified employee". At this point she has been in France for 4.5 years. ...
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Obtaining citizenship and then "overstaying" old visa

I live in France and I am a third-country national (Brazil). I entered France in 2019 with a one-year visa, then renewed it in 2020 and got a two year visa until August 2022. I will soon recognise a ...
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Travelling from NL to FR with expired passport

I am travelling from the Netherlands to France. I hold both Mexican and Spanish nationality and I live in the Netherlands. Can I travel by train from Amsterdam to Paris with my valid Mexican passport ...
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Which one is the right status to be a freelancer in france- SAS SASU EURL EIRL SARL?

When i try to research about what is the right status to work as a freelancer in France, I get few options but completely confused what is the right one. Could you please let me know which one is the ...
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Can i quit my current job and work as freelancer on EU Bluecard in France

I am holding a valid EU Bluecard since 2 years and working for a France based company. Now I am exploring options towards taking up freelance jobs by quitting my current full time job. I have searched ...
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Taking EU blue card from France and living in Germany

I am a non EU citizen. I am applying for a Blue card in France but the location I want to live in is in Germany Berlin. How does that apply in my case, working for a certain EU country and living in ...
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Family and CAF allowances in Lyon as a post-doctoral fellow

I am going to Lyon in September with my (dependent) wife. I will join as a post-doctoral fellow in ENS-Lyon with salary more than 2000 Euro. I have chosen an accommodation that is eligible to receive ...
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French Citizenship Application for France

I have been working in France with passeport talent for 5 years now. My family (wife and kids of age 7-10yrs now) joined me in France 4 years ago. Can I file an application for citizenship of myself ...
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Are there stages sécurité routière conducted in English?

I need to undertake a "Stage de Sensibilisation à la Sécurité Routière" because of a traffic infraction, but my spoken French isn't very good. Given the number of driving schools around ...
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My great grandfather served in the French army until he died. Is there a way to apply for citizenship?

My great grandfather (who originally Algerian served in the French Army in the early 1910 when Algeria was part of France) passed away in Syria during his service. I am not sure how he died. His widow ...
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French Long stay Visa for girlfriend

I am joining a French institute as a post-doctoral researcher and would like to take my girlfriend (and soon to be wife) with me. Our marriage date is just 7 days before the date of journey and ...
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Can you get fired before the first 2 years under a talent passport in France?

I have a great offer to be hired in France under 'Talent Passport' but for some reason, the 'investors' ( not the CEO) think that the law is forcing them to keep me as an employee for two years when ...
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I'm a US citizen - If working in the US for a French company, completely remote, is a work permit required?

I have been contracted to provide virtual IT consulting to a French company. I'm a US citizen, and work under a US corporation as the sole employee and use a payroll service to pay myself. The "...
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Is changing the surname important after getting married in France for applying spouse visa?

I need to apply spouse visa for France and and my all previous documents, birth certificate etc are named with Tania Raza so now I’ve changed my ID card with the martial status married and husband ...
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Remotely working for US company while on vacation in France

If I am employed remotely by a US company. Do I need a special visa to go to France for a 1 month vacation? If I plan to continue working for my US company, Would this be allowed with a general ...
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What is the meaning of DU From and AU Until in France visa?

I received my Paris visa and it is mentioned that: DU FROM: 09-03-21 AU UNTIL: 07-06-21 Few details related to my visa: Country: France(Paris) Visa type: EU blue card Looks like it is the time ...
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Remotely working from France for a US company

I'm French, I live in France and I'm considering applying for a remote job in a US company. Are there any legal issues that would prevent me to do so? How would the time spent working in a US company ...
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What is the difference between “Talent Passport/ICT” and “Passport Talent” in visa category?

I am from India and applying for France visa. My lawyer has suggested applying vfs-global for the purpose of travel in the Talent Passport/ICT category. It makes sense as I have to join the Paris ...
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Why are French-German-Swiss borders left unguarded and open on Sundays and evenings?

Tolls, or rather migration booths, at the German-Swiss and French-Swiss borders are active in the daytime, actively screening vehicles, pedestrians and bikers throughout the day. But at night, these ...
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Can I ask my home EU State for a duplicate licence if it has been taken by another Member State?

My Polish licence has been taken and suspended by France (where I currently reside) for 4 months. This time has passed. I no longer plan to live in France, and would like to drive in my home State as ...
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Can I obtain French citizenship through my mother (Algerian born)?

Hi there I had some questions about obtaining French nationality. My mother was born in Algeria in 1963 after it was no longer a French territory. However she moved to France at 2 months old and lived ...
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Status of carte de sejour (European blue carte) after leaving France to work elsewhere

I have a France European Carte Blue residence permit. It is valid til October 2024. I have found a job in the UK and will be moving there. I am not being able to find what exactly will be the status ...
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About losing French nationality by 'not-using'

I have a question to those who knows the "article 30-3" well, Do you wether the law applies to every French citizens or just for the former colonies? And do you know if death of one of the ...
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French citizenship of an ancestor who died in Algeria before Independence

My grandpa lived and worked in France for a good amount of time and he sadly passed away and was buried there when Algeria was French which means it was still colonized. I was wondering if there's a ...
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PEA in france when moving abroad

I am working in France for two years. Afterwards I will probably move to another country (most likely to another EU country or Switzerland, perhaps also US). Will a PEA (https://www.service-public.fr/...
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Postdoc in Paris with foreign funding

I am moving to Paris for a postdoc in spring 2021 and I have received funding from Denmark for two years. I am considering whether administering the grant myself or having it administered by INSERM. I ...
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I want to become a French citizen as my father was born in France to American parents on French soil

My deceased father was born in France while my grandfather was stationed in Germany for the United States Air Force. My grandmother was shopping and went into labor in France and my father was born in ...
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When applying for an EB-2 NIW green card as a French citizen, can I somewhere in the process ask the USCIS to only use my 1st first name (+last name)?

French citizens may have more than one first name. When applying for an EB-2 NIW green card as a French citizen, can I somewhere in the process ask the USCIS to only use my first first name (+ my last ...
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PhD Student with Aufenthaltserlaubnis planning research visit for more than 3 months in another EU state (France) [duplicate]

I am an Australian citizen and currently live in Germany. I have an Aufenthaltserlaubnis (limited residence permit) valid until the end of my PhD contract. I am planning a research visit to an ...
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Can I have a UK tier 2 visa and a French dependent residence permit at the same time?

I will be moving to the UK on a tier 2 visa and my spouse will be working in France. My question is can I have the UK tier 2 visa as well as a dependent French visa at the same time?
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How to know ahead of time the price of a call via Google Voice from the US to France for a `+338` number?

I live in the US and sometimes have to call French phone numbers. Numbers starting with +331 or +339 are landlines, but I'm facing issues with +338 numbers: How can I know ahead of time the price of a ...
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Pole emploi refused my ARE benefits

I have been working for past few years in France. I have paid social security and taxes during that time. I did not have a problem when I was hired or paid taxes. When I applied for ARE, pôle emploi ...
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Indian national working in the UK and family in France - Which visa for France (spouse has passeport talent)

I am an Indian citizen. My wife is planning on applying for a passeport talent in France, and I will be working in the UK and spending practically every weekend in Paris. My understanding is that I ...

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