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Moving to France: Guide to French visas and permits

Moving to France: Guide to French visas and permits

28 March 2014 | 23 comments

Find out which French visa or permit you need to visit, live, work or study in France.

Work in France: Guide to French work visas and permits

Work in France: Guide to French work visas and permits

2 April 2014 | 15 comments

Moving to France to work? Find out if you need a visa or permit to work in France, and the procedures for applying for your French work permit.

Study in France: French student visas and permits

Study in France: French student visas and permits

27 March 2014 | 1 comment

Find out which French student visa or permit you need to study in France, or take a short course or French language class.

French visa to join a relative or partner in France

French visa to join a relative or partner in France

27 March 2014 | 7 comments

If you are moving to France to join a relative or spouse, you can apply for a French visa for family reunification.

A guide for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens moving to France

A guide for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens moving to France

27 March 2014 | 1 comment

EU citizens can live, work, and study in France without needing a French visa or permit, but may be required to register at their local government office.

A guide to French citizenship and permanent residence

27 March 2014 | 12 comments

After living in France for five years, you can apply for French citizenship or a French permanent residence.