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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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Very soon, my PhD starts in UK but UK visa center in Paris is closed. What should I do?

I am a non-EU citizen, currently residing in France. I am supposed to start a PhD on december the 1st in UK. I completed the VISA application and paid all the realted fees (NHS + application fees) ...
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French residence permit for non-EEA spouse of EEA national

I am Italian and my wife is Mauritian. We moved to France from the UK. I am trying to understand if she needs a residence permit or not. I found a page on the French government website stating that ...
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Contract work on Talent Passport – European Union Blue Card

Is it legal to work on contract work in addition to one's main job while on the passport talent EU blue card? What about while on chomage? It seems it ought to be but I can't find legislation one way ...
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As an international student in France, can I apply for UK's tier-4 Visa (for a PhD) from Paris?

I have received a PhD offer from an English university. I am currently living in France with a student residence permit (titre de séjour étudiant). My residence permit expired on August 2020 but I ...
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Taxe employeur on Blue Carte renewal

I am in France on a Passport Talent Blue Card. It is time for renewal and my current status is that I am working with a different employer than the original one. I switched after 2 years and 4 months ...
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French nationality for grand son of French nationals, when the parent didn't claim the nationality [duplicate]

My great grand parent were both French nationals, my grand mother was born outside of France, but never claims her French nationality due to the lack of a near French embassy, she die some years ago. ...
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Taxes when importing a new car from Spain into France

I'm about to purchase a new car. I am spanish, but I live in France (and I'm still learning the language, which means I have a hard time reading the french government websites that cannot pass thought ...
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What happens to dependents when primary visa holder leaves (France)

I am on a European Blue Card in France that is valid for 4 years. My wife and son are on "passeport talent-famille". I have been having trouble getting anything useful in France and am going ...
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Does a student with no income need to perform tax declaration in Germany after moving from France? [closed]

I am a student moving from France to Germany. I am a non-EU national. I moved to Germany this September and I received a tax identification number (Steuer-Identifikationsnummer). As a student with no ...
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French Naturalization through marriage if living abroad

I'm an Indian citizen and my spouse in France. We are planning to move out of France next year. Can I still apply for French citizenship after 4 years of marriage? Or is 3 year residence in France ...
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Is German Aufenhaltserlaubnis Equivalent to the French VLS/TS

I am a retired US citizen, living in Germany the last two years on a Aufenthalstitel/Aufenthaltserlaubnis, working as a Freiberuflicher English teacher. For personal reasons, I wish to move to France ...
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Haven't recieved a text for collection of CDS

I had applied for my CDS last month August, and havent yet recieved the text message from them for the collection of the card. Would they send an email or just a text for the collection?
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My father is a French citizen, but he was not on my birth certificate. Can I get a French passport?

I was born in the UK, my mother is British. My father is French and I did not have a lot of contact with him until I was in my 20s (I am now 40). He was not on my birth certificate and I was not '...
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Renewal of French Residence Permit

My residence permit (talent passport) for France is set to expire at the end of October. I live in Paris. I promptly tried renewal 6 months before expiration but being Covid times the authorities said ...
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French naturalization for a person with spouse not living in France

I and my wife have been living in France with our son for the last 4 years. We are Indian citizens (our child is a US citizen). I am considering moving to the UK for job opportunities but my wife ...
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Tax implications for one spouse with UK tax residency and one with French

I know tax laws are country specific and in case of spouses living in two separate countries they may depend on the specific countries due to tax treaties so my question cannot be asked in all ...
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Visas for a couple to move to France and form a micro-entreprise

My wife and I are planning to move to France as soon as possible. I think the best option would be if I got a profession libérale visa and then formed a micro-entreprise. What I'm not sure about is ...
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Are the package deliveries from France (Paris) to Thailand (Bangkok) delayed/blocked due to COVID-19?

I need to get some package from my birth country, France, and I am currently located in Thailand. Are the package deliveries from France (Paris) to Thailand (Bangkok) delayed/blocked due to COVID-19? ...
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Long stay France visa for minors

My wife and I have Long Stay Visa in the “entrepreneur / profession libérale” category from France, and already rented a house in Paris to live. Two weeks ago our baby girl was born in Canada, and now ...
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Living in France while remote working for a UK company?

I'm planning to move to France but I will still be employed by a UK company. According to the HMRC website, my taxes will be payable in the UK but I read on an old forum that the French authorities ...
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Registering non-EU family member of EU citizen (non-French) in France

I have a question. I am a EU citizen, non-French. My husband is from Costa Rica and he can come to EU/Schengen without any visa for 3 months. If we want to move to France for more than 3 months, let's ...
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Is it necessary to return to my country to obtain a long-stay visa for France?

I'm wanting to apply for a French long-stay visa while being in/near France. Is it necessary to return to my country (Australia), or can I go to an embassy in Belgium or some other country closer by? (...
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Is it necessary to fill in a French tax return for 2019 if I was not paid for my work until 2020?

I began work in France in December 2019. However, I did not receive any pay for my work until January - I instead received double pay in January. Am I required to pay tax (for the tax year 2019) for ...
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I missed my medical visit for my carte de sejour in france due to COVID-19. Can I still re-enter the country on my work visa?

I missed my medical visit for my carte de sejour in france due to COVID-19. Can I still re-enter the country on my work visa? I recieved my visa in November. My medical appointment to receive my ...
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Validity of Czech driving license for a non-EU national when moving to another EU country

My Bolivian partner currently lives in Czechia through a work Visa and they have a Czechia-issued, European driving license. Now they are thinking of moving to France and they are studying to take ...
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Carte de séjour waiting

I am a spouse of EU citizen. I have long stay visa up to August 2020. I have got an appointment from préfecture for carte de séjour but I would like to go in another country for study. Is there any ...
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Moving from France to UK - taxes and bank

During the second half of 2019 I've moved away from France to UK for work (I'm not French, I was living there for ~4 years). I'm currently in the process of filling the tax declaration for 2019 Tax ...
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Working for German company with French passport talent residence permit

I hold French “passeport talent” four-year residence permit and have already worked in France for last three years. I am being offered a job by a German company who are happy with me working from ...
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What form of ID do I have as a foreign student in France?

I am currently a senior and will soon apply for my French Visa for my studies in France, I know that they will stick this large visa in my passport as it's my main way to enter and exit France however ...
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How to rent in France before applying for a visa

To apply for a 1-year visitor's visa, you need to provide proof of where you'll be staying for your entire year in France, but to rent an apartment, you need to provide proof of French residency ...
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Request for French Nationality

My father had a French passport. His nationality in the passport was French. My family and I live in Yemen currently. Now after the death of my father, are I, my brother and my sisters eligible to ...
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What do I do if my Recepisse is about to expire and I still haven't recieved my carte de sejour?

My récipissé is about to expire in 2 weeks but I still haven't received my carte de séjour. Is there any way to check the status online? I applied from Paris (Cité) and I haven't had any response. Or ...
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Just lost my job in France with a “salarie en mission” visa

So I was brought over from Canada for a job in Annecy, France. The employment contract that I have is with a french company. I have a residency permit with a "salarie en mission" type visa. This type ...
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How to get a French “Passeport Talent” or “French Tech Visa” for employees of an innovative startup?

I was overjoyed to accept a job from a start up in France. However my joy seems to have been short-lived as I began to work on the visa process. My company is eligible for the tech visa, but does not ...

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