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Received money from DGFiP in France in my first residence

My question is what does this money mean exactly? The prélèvement à la source is just a provision you pay ahead of time for taxes you may or may not actually owe. How much you owe can only be ...
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Residence permit online application [France]

How did we are supposed to pay for the residence permit? You pay by buying timbres fiscaux (revenue stamps) for €225 to prove when you get the physical card 6ème étape : Acheter le timbre fiscal Si ...
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Mother naturalized in US in 1951. Was a French citizen. I was born in 1952. Can I claim French citizenship?

You were almost certainly born a French citizen but it is highly unlikely that you would still be allowed to make use of your citizenship. Historically, marrying a foreign citizen could lead a woman ...
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Have I applied for my Carte de Sejour incorrectly? Does having a long stay visa affect my application?

He finally had evidence of work in France for proof of my carte Sejour, so I applied online in the end of October. It's been nearly a month, but I don't know if I need to validate my long stay visa if ...
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Entry to France with American passport while waiting on a carte de séjour renewal

The EU maintains a document listing residence permits issued by EU and Schengen states along with substitute documents that are formally recognized as equivalent to residence permits. The document is ...
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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 don't think the main risk is being stopped. You haven't committed any crime and nobody should be prevented from leaving or going back to their country unless there are being investigated for a crime ...
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Mailing an envelope overseas with return postage

I'm famaliar with this issue, and I see several approaches. First of all, French postage is not valid for sending mail FROM the US to France. For this response, I'll assume that your foreign contact ...
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Getting police certificate from France

The only police certificate you can have from France is the 3rd bulletin of your judicial file This only contains (from service-public): Le bulletin n°3 est le bulletin au contenu le plus restreint. ...
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Slovak "Long term residence EU" permit can stay in **any** EU country?

You are definitely wrong but the advice you got (and Mark's answer) also contain inaccuracies that suggest they are not familiar with French law and practices. In general, in the EU, residence for ...
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Slovak "Long term residence EU" permit can stay in **any** EU country?

I believe that with my permit, I can travel and live and work anywhere in the EU, buy a house, reside there, and (if necessary) do the paperwork to become a French national at some later time. From ...
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What to do if my French visa is lost?

I will record here how things have gone. When I contacted the French consulate in London the answer I got was very dire. They said because I had not obtained a French residence permit (titre de séjour)...
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Can authority know the type of a rejected visa?

Can authority know the type of a rejected visa? Yes, absolutely, all visa refusals are kept for a maximum of 5 years in the Visa Information System Extracts from the REGULATION (EC) No 767/2008 ...
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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

... can anyone please confirm to me that and if that applies to me as well as someone who had semester abroad??? Had you informed the Immigration Office of you intention to study in France for up to ...
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Acquiring French citizenship

The law says if either the parent(s) with French citizenship or the child did not maintain proof of French citizenship within the last 50 years (vote, apply for/renew a passport), the child is not ...
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How to get a France Connect account for a non-French national living abroad?

According to their website, Yris supports “European ID titles” and “most passports”. It is listed on the France Connect website as an identity provider. A mobile phone is also required and from the ...
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How to ask your employer to be your guarantor in France?

Is this a definite no-go or would it be ok? I'd have no issues to do that for the interns who work with me, as I understand the headaches of being an immigrant and I've helped friends in your ...
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