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  1. Other Europe
    Hi all, I am currently residing in France since august 2019 as a student. I hold a carte de séjour and my course end in July 2021. I am being offered a job in Luxembourg (after an internship) Can I continue living in France? If yes, what is the procedure and what are the visa updates I will...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    So, I'm moving to France in a few months (if the pandemic allows), and I've heard that a French bank account is pretty important. Also, I'll only be there for about a year. Looking around, it sounds like there are two options: Open an account at an international bank (e.g., HBSC) while I'm in...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Good Evening All, New to the forum and in need of abit of advice, me and my girlfriend are looking to make the move to France in the next few years, after Brexit has settled, starting our initial planning now so we know how to prepare, however hit a stumbling block, does France allow couples to...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello! I'm new here and have been searching through the threads to find out if my plans are possible or not but it has been a bit of a struggle. I am hoping that this time next year I'll be able to move to france for a few years, starting out with a long term tourist visa from America...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, I am an Australian in the process of purchasing property in France. I am looking for recommendations for Australian based lawyers who have knowledge of French Property Law. In part I will need someone to review the compromis document once it is drafted, but I am also seeking advice...
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    We're moving to France tomorrow and we are looking for a place to rent. The estate agents haven't been very helpful and sounded quite annoyed on the phone. At one point a lady asked if I am CDI... I told them I am employed in Switzerland but will be working from France. She said CDI is...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Can anyone point me to a website link where you can check what the taxe fonciere / habitation costs would be for any particular French property using an address search? Many thanks.
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Good morning everyone. We are ending our preparations for the move to France and need to figure out what to do with my motorbike. I'm trying to sell it here but in case it doesn't work out, how do I register it there? I understand I will have a month to register it but all the posts I found...
  9. Expat Tax
    Greetings all, This question is to those who have done their own expat tax filings, or have used outside help, or who can otherwise offer advice based on your experience. Quick background: I have been in Europe for over 20 years and have not filed any tax returns for the last 10+ years. This...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    In an effort to obtain French citizenship I'd contacted the proper departments in Paris, for processing my documents. Lately, (it's a three year wait) I thought I'd consult a French Immigration lawyer. I have written four of them. Only one responded, saying he knew nothing about immigration to...
  11. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hello, my plan is to move to Cyprus in the next 18 months so doing my research now. All the info I've found so far on immigrating has mostly been directed to UK folks. I'm American but have been living in France 11 years. I have permanent residency (10 Year Carte which is automatically renewable...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, I'm an EU citizen living in France, I'm planning to open a US LLC as over time I'm planning to move to the US. For now I'm in France though. If I'll make any profit, I'll keep it inside the company and won't pay myself anything. The main purpose of the company would be to establish myself on...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello all, I posted a while ago when trying to make the transition to France with my previous employer and unfortunately my request was denied even though everyone here was very helpful. Since then, I have joined a new company and have managed to leverage my status to allow me to work remotely...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    As an American domiciled in France I am looking for confirmation of my understanding on money gifts to children in the US for a house down payment and the French tax regulations applicable (especially completing and filing form 2735). As I understand it, every 15 years each parent can donate...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there, I hope someone can help. I have a 10 year carte de resident for France, and I have an opportunity to work in Romania. In order to work there, I'll need to apply for a work visa and get a temporary resident permit. My question is - could obtaining a temporary resident permit affect my...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Greetings, I am looking for some advise regarding our tax declaration in France. My wife and I are dual citizens (USA, Netherlands) and have moved to Montpellier France Jan 1, 2019. My wife does not receive an income from any source. My situation, however, is different. I continue to be...
  17. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all, I've just applied for a Titre de Sejour for my Chinese stepson. He is 18 next month and currently has a DCEM. I am English and have my Titre de Sejour, as does my Chinese wife. At the Prefecture we argued for quite a while before they finally agreed to give us a récépissé, which is...
  18. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My husband and I are considering a move to Luchon (or other town in the area) in the next year or so. We are going to stay in Luchon for a few days next month and was wondering if there was anyone who has made the move who would be willing to meet with us for coffee (or glass of wine) to give...
  19. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Moving Sydney > Paris - Young Family - Specific Tax advice and Super in Aust - Help Hi Everyone, I am looking at accepting a job transfer from my company in Sydney, Australia to Paris, France. Which would be a family move, Wife and a 3 year old. Very exciting however want to ensure we fully...
  20. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hey all, I am so happy I came across this community and am looking forward to any advice you all could give. I am an American citizen and my husband and I plan on moving over to France next summer (2020) from the US. I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology and am wanting to be a...
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