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Residency Programs

France

FACT-SHEET

FRANCE

France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean.

TimeZone

GMT+1

Population

67.19 million

GDP

2890.00 USD Billion

Currency

Euro, CFP franc

Religion

Christians:63-66% Muslims:7-9% Non-religious:23-28%

BENEFITS

Residency:
Euro 3 million + costs or Euro 10 million + costs

Time to Residency:
2 months

Visa-Free 127 Schengen area countries

Why FRANCE?

  • Attractive living conditions with unrestricted and free access to healthcare, education, etc.
  • The world’s sixth-largest and Europe’s second-largest economy.
  • Fast-growing startup ecosystem having the highest number of VC deals in Europe.
  • The renowned quality of life, fine culture and cuisine, and a high standard of living.

Residency Options

French Tech Visa or Business Investor Visa
Also known as a Talent Passport residence permit, this program attracts tech talent. Start-up founders, employees, and business investors can invest 300,000 Euros as angel investors at a venture capital firm in France, or invest in French start-ups as well as own 10% of the company being invested in.
Benefits:
  • Receive a four-year, renewable, residence permit.
  • Family can also live and work in France.
  • Access to 127 countries including the Schengen area.
  • Apply for a 10-year renewable residence card after 5 years of uninterrupted residence in France.
Economic Residency Program
High net worth entrepreneurs and businessmen can make a long-term and non-speculative investment of 10 million Euros in industrial or commercial assets. It could be a personal investment or through a company in which they own at least 30% of the capital or shares.
Benefits:
  • Requirements are lenient as compared to the French Tech Visa.
  • Obtain an economic residency permit with validity of 10 years.
  • Get French visa for spouse and children with no additional investment.
  • Opportunity to obtain citizenship after 3 years of permanent residency in France.