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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 yr residence in France ...
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Carte de séjour waiting time 9 months

I had an appointment at the préfecture in Angoulême on 21 September 2020 for my visa extension the appointment went well and I was given a récépissé that allows me to stay and work freely 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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