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  1. Long Term Tourist Visa/ Talent Passport Visa

    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...
  2. Australian purchasing property in France

    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...
  3. How to rent a house as remote worker

    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...
  4. Taxe Fonciere/Habitation question

    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.
  5. UK motorbike

    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...
  6. Streamlined filing - DIY? or get help?

    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...
  7. Wrong approach? France Immigration

    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...
  8. France Permanent Resident Moving to Cyprus

    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...
  9. Having an LLC while in France?

    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...
  10. Dual Citizen making preparations to work remotely in France

    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...
  11. French tax on gift to non-resident child in US

    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...
  12. Temporary Move to Romania

    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...
  13. French Taxes, multiple overseas income

    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...
  14. DCEM at 18

    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...
  15. Bagnères de Luchon

    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...
  16. Moving Sydney > Paris - Young Family - Specific Tax advice and Super in Aust - Help

    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...
  17. Becoming a Therapist in France

    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...
  18. Dual UK/Canadian passport - require visa for 5 month visit to France?

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    My husband and I are both Canadian citizens, but my husband holds a dual passport for the UK and Canada. From what I understand (and acknowledging that everything may change with Brexit), he doesn't require a visa to stay in France over 90 days. As his spouse, will the same rules apply for me...
  19. Accepting ITA while pursuing studies in France

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Dear All, I received ITA for Canada in the last draw of express entry FSW programme after a year of waiting. But, I've also applied and got admission in a university in France. I am planning to apply for Canada PR while continuing my studies in France. The studies will start in March and I am...
  20. Advice for American looking to retire in France

    France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Dear All, I was wondering if anyone had any advice for my mother who is planning on retiring to France. I am an American citizen and my wife is French. My mother has started to get the ball rolling on coming to join us in 2019 and there are some things we are sure about and others we are...
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