RESIDENCY IN FRANCE

Carte de séjour temporaire mention “visiteur”

FOR AFFLUENT APPLICANTS

5 major advantages of a French residency

The French residency will open new opportunities for you:

Live
year-round
in France

Move freely
among the
EU countries

Stay year-round
within the EU
without any
limits

Economic
and political
stability

Personal
security

High-quality
medical
care

High
standard
of living

European
education for
your children

Expand
your business
in the EU

All these advantages are becoming more urgent by the day, as the European Union is introducing new requirements that will make it more difficult for citizens of other countries to receive a Schengen visa and visit the EU.

To obtain French residency you have to prepare only the following documents

  • Passport
  • National ID
  • Birth certificate
  • Non criminal record certificate
  • French address
  • Documents attesting that you are financially self-sufficient
  • Obligation to not carry out professional activities in France
  • European health insurance
  • Motivation letter
  • Application form
  • Passport photos

Grounds for receiving residency in France

The process of issuing a French residency to citizens of third countries is governed by the French Code on the entry and stay of aliens and the rights of refugees (Code de l’entrée et du séjour des étrangers et du droit d’asile).

The residency program for affluent individuals is governed by Art. R-313-6 of this Code. It provides for citizens of a third countries to apply for a French residency as an affluent individual if they have a French address; they are capable of proving that they are financially self-sufficient and do not require state support (i.e. they hold their own funds in a French bank account and receive a continual income from outside France); they do not have a criminal records; and they have submitted the necessary documents.

This type of residency permit is issued to the main applicant, as well as members of his/her family that are financially provided for by the main applicant, and for a period of 1 year with the possibility of extending it further.

Stages of the process and payment of services

STAGE 1

Signing of the contract, providing
the initial set of documents
for drawing up the file.

STAGE 2

Compilation of the complete file and
preparation for visiting the French
consulate for the interview.

STAGE 3

INTERVIEW AT THE
FRENCH CONSULATE

(accompanied by us,
if necessary).

STAGE 4

YOUR APPLICATION IS REVIEWED

(generally takes up to 30 days).

STAGE 5

RECEIPT OF A POSITIVE DECISION AND

a D visa so that you can visit France
and receive your Carte de séjour.

STAGE 6

VISIT TO FRANCE
TO RECEIVE YOUR CARTE DE SÉJOUR

Do you want to obtain residency in France?

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before and after
you obtain
residency

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