Steps to take before leaving
Documents to Bring
Original civil status documents, diplomas… We offer a checklist of documents to plan to have before leaving home.
Researchers - The Hosting Agreement
To apply for a visa as a researcher (« researcher’s talent passport » (passeport talent chercheur) or « scientist-researcher » (scientifique-chercheur)), the hosting agreement is a mandatory document that must be requested from your host establishment before your appointment with the Consulate. Here, you will find some information regarding this document and its eligibility requirements.
Steps to take to get settled in France
Validating Your Visa, Applying for a Residence Permit
Everything you need to know about visas and residence permits for you and your family
Working in France
Overview of your right to work and your family’s right to work. Find out about various procedures for working and pursuing your career in France.
Registering for French social security? Buying private insurance? Get a handle on your situation and your family’s situation.