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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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Can you re-enter France as a tourist if you receive an obligation de quitter le territoire français?

I've recently asked a question regarding the validity of my long-stay "travailleur temporaire" visa in France if I was to resign from the job which brought me over. The consensus was that the visa ...
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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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Blue Card France

I have seen plenty of answers for the the following question for Germany but I am specifically asking for France. What happens if a person quits/losses their job in France after the initial 2 yrs but ...
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Recognizing French nationality through my mother

Thank you ahead of time for reading this and helping me understand if I can claim French nationality for me and potentially my children through my mother's nationality. I've read a number of the ...
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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 check the status of carte de sejour Application?

I have applied for Resident card after getting Recepisse and its been 2months already. I haven't got any response from the prefecture too. Is there any way to check the status online?
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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 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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How long does it take to get a carte de séjour issued in France?

How long does it take, on average, from getting the récépissé to actually having the carte de séjour in your hand? I have to travel for work and, if it's not issued, I'm currently looking at whether ...
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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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Family reunification for a person who has a 1 year Titre de séjour salarié (France)

I want to know when I can start my family reunification after my change of student status to employee .... Or is it better to wait until the end of your first year as an employee. Because I have heard ...
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Getting a driver's license in France as a foreigner

I currently live in the US and I am moving to France. I learned to drive in the US but I am not an American citizen. This means that currently I only have an American driver's license (the only one ...
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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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How can Groupe PSA fly back their French expat employees located at Wuhan back to France despite the ongoing quarantine in Wuhan?

I read on https://www.20minutes.fr/monde/2703219-20200125-coronavirus-troisieme-cas-confirme-france-15-nouveaux-deces-chine (mirror) that Groupe PSA is going to fly back their French expat employees ...
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How to get a French “Passeport Talent” or “French Tech Visa” for startup founders?

A few questions: How do you create a startup in France? What Visa can you get ? What if you've been accepted at Station F or any other French accelerator? What is the best visa option ? I have heard ...
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Visa options for working remotely for US in France as an American software engineer married to French citizen

My wife is French and has recently moved back to Paris for a new job. I am a US citizen software engineer and have been working for my current company (financial firm) for 4.5 years and they are open ...
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I live in the USA. I was born in London. My grandfather is French- can I apply for a French passport?

I live in the USA. I was born in England. My father’s father (my grandfather) was born in France. My father has a French passport (he was born & raised in England), and when I was a child, I was ...
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What are the details of French Tax wrt pension withdrawal?

A question about cashing in a UK pension. I am reading that France has a generous tax treatment when cashing in a UK pension. As I understand it, the effective tax rate is 6.75% (taking in the 10% ...
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Mother lost French citizenship due to US naturalization, then regained it due to change in law. Was I born French?

My mother was born a French citizen in Algeria in 1952. She emigrated to the U.S. And was naturalized in 1970 or so. French law only permitted men to hold dual citizenship until 1973, at which point ...
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Can I apply for UK visa from outside of France if I have a recepisse?

I am enrolled in French master and currently I am an Erasmus mobilty student in Austria Vienna as the art of French master program. I only have a recepisse(temporary extensiin) with me from French ...
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Working for a company I co-own in the US while in France (and student visas…)

I am applying for a student visa to take French classes and then (hopefully) enter a 1 year Masters program in Paris. My husband and I co-own a business together here in the US, and the required part ...
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Need to apply for “titre de séjour” within two months of arrival but no available appointment at prefecture

I'm currently doing my PhD in France, and I arrived using a type D visa, which states that I need to apply for "titre de séjour" within two months of arrival. To do this, I'm supposed to make an ...
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Does anyone has a experience with Bobigny prefecture for OFII appointment?

I have completed my medical appointment and since then it’s been almost 5 weeks I haven’t heard from them. 1. I’d like to know if someone has completed the ofii interview recently. 2. I’d like to know ...
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Can a French national keep their life insurance when moving to the US?

Can a French national becoming a US resident legally keep their life insurance? Is there any legal restrictions, other than having to inform the bank and the IRS (because of FATCA)?
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Breaking a notice period and related vacation taking (France)

If one wants to quit their job that has a notice period of 3 months in 1 month and the company disagrees, what is the penalty of doing so nevertheless in France? Also suppose the employee agrees to ...
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What happens if I quit my job? France on long-stay visa

I've been searching and haven't been able to find a definitive answer to this question. I'm currently in France on a long-stay visa which bears the statement "travailleur temporaire." My contract is ...
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Does pole emploi register your name if you only have récépissé

Does pole emploi register your name if you only have récépissé?
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Is it possible for a visitor on a Schengen visa to have the visa extended under extenuating circumstances?

A friend of mine travelled to France on a Schengen Visa as she was already pregnant to a French national. They plan to marry but are having problems with the relevant paperwork, including having the ...
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Can I return to France if I have a applied for a Carte de Sejour and have a Schengen visa?

I have a talent passport visa and have applied for a resident permit. I do not however have my resident permit yet. In addition to that, I also have a Schengen visa until 2021. Can I re-enter France ...
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France Residence Permit Cancellation During German Employment Visa Processing Period

A friend who holds an Indian passport was pursuing a doctoral course in France, and had a French Titre de Sejour which is valid for another two years. He has discontinued his studies in the French ...
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I lost my Carte de séjour. but I still have 2 months in my long stay visa. Can I travel outside France

I got a long-stay visa for France valid for one year (03-12-2018 t0 03-12-2019). After 7 months, I got my carte de séjour (01-07-2019) valid for 4 years. Last week I lost my wallet and my carte de ...
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How long does it take to get a carte de sejour from Antony sub prefecture, France?

I received my recepisse in July 2nd . It has already been 3 months. I want to go to India after my internship ends in October 31st and I cannot book the flight tickets till the card arrives. Can ...
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Carte de Sejour - Validity after leaving France

I understand similar questions have been asked before but I'd be grateful for any response specific to my circumstances. I'm from a non-EU country (Asian). I hold a Carte de Sejour (Passeport Talent: ...
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Applying for French nationality through marriage, was seperated for a short time, will there be any concequences?

I am applying for French nationality, by way of marriage. We recieved a letter this morning which said we have to sign an attestation sur l'honneur which says we have not separated during our marriage,...
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I'm not French and I can't drive. Can I learn how to drive in France?

I was born in Brazil, and recently moved to France, where I will live for about two and a half years. Due to time issues, I wasn't able to go to a driving school in Brazil and obtain my driving ...
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When Is the right time to seek Nationality

Am from Nigeria and a refugee in France with 10 years permit.... When is it ok to seek for Nationality... Am spending 5years plus in France now
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working as a physiotherapist in france for non EU residents

I'm an Israeli interested in working as a physio in france. I'm looking for details regarding the procedure of reciv
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France long stay student visa refusals

I have applied three times for a student visa and each time was refused for the same reasons: you have not provided sufficient evidence to enable the consular authority that your stay in France for ...
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am Lebanese citizen and my grandfather served in the French army in second world war time with proofed documents , can i have French citizenship? [duplicate]

I am Lebanese citizen and my grandfather served in the French army in second world war time with proofed documents , can i have French citizenship ?
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Buying a property in France when living in the UK

I am French, but have been living in the UK for the past 20+ years, where I pay all my taxes. Recently, I have inherited a small amount of money in France from my late grandparents, which I would like ...
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How to prove I am out of the country - Ministry of External affairs, India and Government of France

I was planning on posting this in the "chat" section but I thought maybe it is a worthwhile question. Here is some background I am an Indian citizen in the USA on an F1 visa. I have received a job ...
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Giving a RIB in France

I live in France. I have heard several people say that if you are in the process of completing a transaction, for example taking out an insurance policy, signing up to an electricity supplier, mobile ...
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French attestation d'accueil in visitor staying at a hotel

I was in for a surprise today when the guy at the mairie told me that my apartment is too small to host my mother in law and therefore he cannot give me an attestation d'accueil. He suggested that I ...
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Acquiring French Nationality through a parent

My father was a French citizen while Djibouti was still colonized by France. My father’s passport was expired on 1978 and it was not renewed and canceled. He then used the Djibouti passport to move to ...
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France long stay visa: Should wife and I create two separate online applications?

I am applying for France long-stay visa (under the talent-passport category). In my online application, I mentioned that my wife will be accompanying me. Before scheduling an appointment, should my ...
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Will the French Consulate ring my work place? (Visa)

I am an Australian citizen living in Australia applying for a French Visa. It is a work visa, irrelevant which one. During my application process I must provide a phone contact from my current ...
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In France, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift?

Same question as In Germany, is lunch included in an 8 hour shift? but for France. In my German work, I work 8 hours and must make a 45' lunch break, totalling in a cumbersome 8.45 hours spend in ...

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