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Period to stay with the first employer on France (For Talent visa)

I have a question about the talent visa in France, how many years do I need to stay with my first employer before I can move to another company?
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Homeless Benefits for Carte de Sejour Holder?

I hold a 10-year CDS and have recently lost everything due to being abandoned by my husband and his girlfriend taking all assets. I don't have a home and barely have €100 in my bank account. I am ...
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France Long Stay Visa Refusal

My visa for long stay in France has been refused stating: "the information provided to justify the purpose and conditions of the envisaged stay is incomplete and/or unreliable" I'm a ...
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Both my adult kids and their father (ex husband) dual citizens

Both my adult kids and their father (now my ex husband) have dual citizenship with France. I was told at one point, I would also be able to apply for dual citizenship because of my children. Now ...
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Political asylum and entreprise individuelle

We (my wife and I) are Ukrainian citizens, but we left Ukraine before the war started, since I found a job in Germany. We lived there with an EU Blue Card. Then we decided to move to France since our ...
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I got a p2 vls ts visa when I should have gotten a p3 vls visa

The consulate should have issued a p3 vls visa but instead issued a p2 vls ts visa. Can I apply for a card de sejure as soon as I enter France?
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Can a non european national hold resident permit in France and Belgium? Will there be a double tax for the income from Belgium in Belgium and France?

Me and my wife are Indian national residing and working in Belgium with individual single permit. I am planning to move to France for work by applying France work and resident permit. Can my wife who ...
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Slovak "Long term residence EU" permit can stay in **any** EU country?

I hold a 10 year EU long-term residence permit (issued in Slovakia). I want to move to (and buy a house, and live in) France. Despite explaining my status, I have been recommended by a visa expert to ...
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Traveling out of France waiting on first carte de séjour

I'm a US citizen with a 3-month VLS (passeport talent - carte bleue européenne) visa that starts June 1 (so June 1 - August 30) and that I will be able to "validate" and turn into a 4-year ...
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Mother naturalized in US in 1951. Was a French citizen. I was born in 1952. Can I claim French citizenship?

My mother was born in France in 1925. She emigrated to the U.S. in 1948 and naturalized in 1951 after she married my father, an American citizen. I was born in 1952. Any idea if I can claim French ...
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Can authority know the type of a rejected visa?

I am going to apply for a work visa in France. I have two rejections from Malta embassy, "there are reasonable doubts as to the reliability of the statements made as regards please specify". ...
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Long Stay Visitor Visa/income from Youtube monetisation

Long Stay Visitor Visa I think I understand it correctly. When applying for such a visa, the applicant must attest that they will not seek work or earn an income whilst remaining in France under the ...
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How can I apply for the long term French Visa from Italy, when my permesso is expired and waiting for renewal?

I am currently residing in Italy and my permit stay is expired. I am renewing it so I have the renewal receipt. I got a job offer in France and now I have to apply for a visa from the French consulate ...
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Visa for France from Italy - expired permesso

I am currently residing in Italy and my permit stay is expired. I am renewing it so I have the renewal receipt. I got a job offer in France and now I have to apply for a visa from the French consulate ...
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Losing student residence permit in Berlin for staying 6 months in France for double master degree then an extra month in home country before returning

I am an Algerian master student and I have been in Germany since October 2022 and my residence permit expires on the October 2025. Currently I am in France doing a double master degree from September ...
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STEM competitions in Ivory Coast

I am an expat high-schooler currently based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. I am looking for recognized STEM competitions or programs (such as Science Olympiads) within my geographical region so that I can ...
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Cost of bringing dead body from France to India

My cousin died in a car accident in France a day ago. We are from India. He went to France for higher studies 3 years ago and was an Indian citizen. Can anyone please tell us what will be the ...
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Have I applied for my Carte de Sejour incorrectly? Does having a long stay visa affect my application?

I am a UK citizen, married to a German citizen residing in France. I tried to apply for carte sejour earlier when I first joined him in April. But he did not have the required documents for employment ...
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What to do if my French visa is lost?

I have been living and working in France for 2 months at a French university, but recently on a trip to visit family in the UK (I am a UK citizen) I tragically and stupidly lost my passport and the (...
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British citizen with French residency and French micro enterprise. Can I freelance for UK companies?

I'm British and moved to France for my husband's job. I found work in France but then got made redundant due to the pandemic. So I created a micro enterprise which is the equivalent to a sole trader ...
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Leaving the Schengen Area for Two Months on Jeune Fille Au Pair Visa?

I am a US citizen in Paris on my second year as an au pair (VLS-TS). I have already renewed my visa, received the récépissé (valid until Jan 25), and my carte de séjour is ready for pickup (just can’...
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Acquiring French citizenship

My father was a French citizen. I have his old passport and his livret de famille. He left France in the 50s, and I was born in 1970. He died 5 years ago. I’ve been told that I lost my claim for ...
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How to collect goods from a French shop, package and deliver them abroad?

I need to: Collect physical goods from a certain French shop (they don't do delivery). Package them properly with bubble wrap because they're fragile (the shop won't package it that way). Send them ...
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French long-stay student visa rejection

My request for a long-stay student French visa has been refused stating: "You pose a risk of threat of public order/ public security/ public health". I do not have any criminal record. I am ...
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French student visa rejection

My request for a long-stay student French visa has been refused stating: "You pose a risk of threat of public order/ public security/ public health". I do not have any criminal record. I am ...
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What are the rules for visa-free travel to France if it is followed immediately by a 90+ day visa?

I'm a US citizen. I'm planning to visit France this year for an exchange semester lasting 4 months. As my stay is going to be longer than 90 days, I was told to get a Long Stay visa (VLS-TS). I'd ...
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Will I be stopped by the immigration team when I travel from Paris to India if I don't have a valid Titre de Sejour. It's in process and it's pending

I applied for my first 'Titre de Sejour'. The process in the second stage now and I had received an ADP that states 'ce document n'autorise pas le franchissement des frontières de l'espace schengen'. ...
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Received money from DGFiP in France in my first residence

I don't know how the French tax system works, I started working in France last year (2022) in September, I'm a salaried worker, I'm considered "résident fiscal", and as required by the law I ...
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Getting police certificate from France

I am a third country national. I was in France as an exchange student 2 years ago. Now I am in Germany. How can I get a police certificate from France?
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How to get a France Connect account for a non-French national living abroad?

A Polish friend of mine worked for a few years in France and is now back in Poland. He is retired and receives a French pension for the time he worked in France. It is becoming increasingly difficult ...
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Internship in Netherlands with French visa

I am non-EU citizen with a French student visa, I got an offer to do a six months fully remote internship for a Netherlands company, thus I’ll be living in France the whole time. In the case, do I ...
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How to ask your employer to be your guarantor in France?

I moved to France, Toulouse, for my PhD studies a year ago. Coming from outside of France, I don’t have a French guarantor (a person earning 2.5-4 times more than my rent in France and willing to ...
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Entry to France with American passport while waiting on a carte de séjour renewal

We are an expat American family and have been living in France for 3,5 years on our carte de séjour which was provided us by my husband’s company. Since our carte de séjour is expired, the renewal ...
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Residence permit online application [France]

I applied for a "Passport Talent" visa for France. I got a Visa for 3 months (Pass. Talent VLS) and came to France. I applied for the residence permit online. I received a confirmation email ...
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UK Visa refusal due to other refusals

Is there anyone whose UK visa was refused due to his/her past visa refusal of Schengen or other countries? In Dec 2022, my French visa was refused on basis of "risk to public security/public ...
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Can my spouse work while her Carte de Séjour is being processed?

I am an EU citizen, my wife is not. We are looking into a move to France, and are trying to figure out how early she would be able to start working after the move. She would be getting a Carte de ...
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France visa refusal and Appeal [duplicate]

As mentioned in my previous question, my France long-stay visa was refused (the reason for refusal was "risk to public order/public security/health") in Dec, 2022. My immigration consultant ...
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Passport Talent Family visa application requirement

I am residing in France and have a passport talent card salarie qualifie / enterprise innovante. But my wife is currently residing in Bangladesh. She will need a passport talent family card for which ...
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Working more than 20 hours per week on student visa in France

I am a student who came to France last year and for a 1 year course and due to some unfortunate reasons I have failed my degree. Now, I am thinking of doing the same degree in the next year. I was ...
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Appeal to erase French visa refusal

As mentioned in my previous question, I had a France long-stay visa refusal (the reason for refusal was "risk to public order/public security/health") in Dec, 2022. My immigration consultant ...
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Do I need to pay taxes in Italy if I'm inheriting in France?

I am inheriting 100k€ in my home country, France. The account is a french one. However, I am currently residing in Italy :I got an Italian ID card, work, pay my taxes and live there 99% of the year. I ...
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Freelancer Moving from UK to France

I am a Freelance copywriter in the UK, relocating to France in a couple of weeks (with a spouse visa that enables me to work). My question is about the transitional period between switching being ...
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Work remotely while waiting for visa?

I am a British citizen who is waiting for a French visa (long stay, talent passport). Am I able to work remotely (from the UK) for my French employer while I wait for the visa to come through? (I ...
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Can Non-EU citizen get France Work permit Visa from Germany (working in Germany)?

I'm holding an Indian passport with valid Work permit for Germany and I don't have an EU blue card. If I get a job in France, I understand that I have to get the work permit for working in France if I ...
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Finding a French immigration lawyer

Can anyone tell me how to find a good and reasonably priced English-speaking French immigration consultant/lawyer? I have had a long-stay visa refusal (the reason for refusal was "risk to public ...
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Renewing EU Blue Card in France after resigning

I have an EU Blue Card issued by France since 2019 which expires in April 2023. I was working until December 2021 and then in 2022, I was enrolled in a Masters program in France. I studied while on a '...
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French bank requesting W-9 repeatedly

I have been living in France since 2019 so I'm used to the goofy US tax requirements. I recently changed banks (actually, from Crédit Mutuel in the north to Crédit Mutuel in the south). I originally ...
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France long term EU Blue card visa refused on "risk of threat to public order/public security/public health" basis

France D visa for long term on talent passport basis refused on "risk of threat to public order/public security/public health" basis and I have no criminal record and not ever visited ...
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Do you need a Swiss DL if you are a French border worker in Switzerland?

M. A is a French citizen, holding a fully valid French driver license, living near the Swiss border in French territory and working in Switzerland The rule in Switzerland, as it isn't in the EU/EEA, ...
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Can my American wife work for the US while living in France? [duplicate]

I'm French, my wife is American. We live in Paris. Can she work for the US on a remote job, and if yes what are the implications tax wise? I assume she'll have to pay US Federal taxes (not State, ...
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