The French health care system is widely regarded as the best in the World. If you are planning on moving to France and to live here for more than 3 months at a time, then it is a legal requirement for you to have health insurance in place. There are 4 different ways to arrange healthcare coverage in France. To understand each health insurance option and which one will suit your circumstance, you firstly need to understand how the French healthcare system
This is a checklist of all the things that you need to do to get set up for a New life in France. If you are moving to France on a permanent or long term basis (longer than 3 months), there are many administrative hurdles you need to overcome to get yourself established. This quick guide helps you navigate your way around French bureaucracy and get yourselves all set up for a successful life in France.
If you are looking to apply for French Residency or a Long Stay Visa (especially if you are a British National looking to move to France after Brexit), then there are a number of important criteria that you need to satisfy. There are actually, 4 main criteria that you must meet on your French Residency application. Here we discuss, the minimum income requirements that you must meet.
Following Brexit, it is still perfectly possible to move to France in 2023. You can stay for more than 90 days at a time. It is still possible for UK nationals (like Canadians, Americans & Australians) to live in France for 1 year to 4 years and also apply for permanent French Residency. Here we
If you are moving to France, the good news is that France recognizes a whole range of international driving licenses and you can legally drive on your foreign license for up to 12 months. But what happens then? What do you need to do to apply for a French driving licence? How do you register your vehicle in France and when do you need to do this?
One of the first jobs that you need to do when you are moving to France is to open a French bank account. Everything hinges on having a French bank account, so that you can have the utility bills in your name, register for a Carte Vitale (health insurance), pay your taxes in France, obtain house or Tenants insurance, etc, etc. Ideally, you need to open the bank account before you arrive in France.