Carte de séjour temporaire mention “visiteur”
FOR AFFLUENT APPLICANTS
The 100% legality of the procedure is set by French law. The procedure involves no gray areas or semi-legal grounds
Any applicant that can show that he/she is financially self-sufficient has the right to receive a French residency
The entire procedure, right up to receiving the decision on whether to issue the residence permit, can be done in your country at the French embassy
The French residency program does not require the applicant to do business, make investments, work, or remain continually in the country
By residing in France for more than 183 days in a year, and proving that you still meet the original requirements for issuing the residence permit, you can apply for a practically automatic extension of the permit
within the EU
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.
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.
Signing of the contract, providing
the initial set of documents
for drawing up the file.
Compilation of the complete file and
preparation for visiting the French
consulate for the interview.
STAGE 3INTERVIEW AT THE
(accompanied by us,
STAGE 4YOUR APPLICATION IS REVIEWED
(generally takes up to 30 days).
STAGE 5RECEIPT OF A POSITIVE DECISION AND
a D visa so that you can visit France
and receive your Carte de séjour.
STAGE 6VISIT TO FRANCE
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