Passeports Talents

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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Recently graduated student [employed as a qualified worker]

Description
General presentation:

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : recently graduated student [employed as a qualified worker]

Are eligible to this type of visa in this category : young graduates with a master’s degree or equivalent, and advanced technical degress such as a one-year degree after the BTS (two-year technical degree) or DUT (two-year university in technology), specialized master’s degree or Master of Science created by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

- You must have obtained one of the following diploma in France:

  • licence professionnelle (professional license),
  • Mastère Spécialisé ou Master of Science, labellisé par la conférence des grandes écoles, (Specialized Masters or Master of Science (labeled by the Grandes Ecoles conference),
  • At least a diploma equivalent to the master,
    - You have a contract of employment of more than 3 months which provides for an annual gross income greater than or equal to € 35,526.40.




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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Recently graduated student [employed by an innovative company]

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : recently graduated student [employed by an innovative company]]

Are eligible to this type of visa in this category : young graduates with a master’s degree or equivalent, and advanced technical degress such as a one-year degree after the BTS (two-year technical degree) or DUT (two-year university in technology), specialized master’s degree or Master of Science created by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.
- You are recruited by an innovative company
- Your duties have a direct link with the research and development project of this company
- You hold a contract of employment which provides for an annual gross income greater than or equal to € 35,526.40.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Highly skilled workers [Carte Bleue européenne]

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : Highly skilled workers [Carte Bleue européenne]]

You can obtain a this kind of visa if you are a highly skilled worker.
- You must have :

  • A diploma granted after at least 3 years of higher education or 5 years of comparable professional experience,
  • A contract of employment of at least 1 year,
  • A gross annual income of at least € 53,836.50




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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Employees on assignment with a work contract in France

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : employees on assignment with a work contract in France

You can obtain a this kind of visa if you are an employee on mission - exercise a paid activity if:
- You are an employee of a company established abroad and come to France to work as an employee in the context of mobility between offices within the same company or between companies in the same group (intragroup mobility)
- You have a seniority of at least 3 months in the group that employs you,
- You have an employment contract with the company that employs you in France,
- You receive an annual gross remuneration of at least € 31,973.76.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Researcher

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : researcher

You can obtain a this kind of visa if you are a researcher - exercise of a salaried activity if:
- You have a diploma at least equivalent to the master,
- And you come to France to carry out research or provide university-level education,
- And you have a "convention d’accueil" (agreement) endorsed by the competent prefet (head of prefecture) signed by a public or private body with a research or higher education mission, approved for this purpose, attesting your status as a researcher as well as the purpose and the duration of your stay in France.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Business founder

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : business founder

You can obtain a this kind of visa if you are in a business creation - authorized to carry on a commercial activity, if:
- You have a diploma at least equivalent to the master’s degree or 5 years of comparable professional experience,
- and can present a real and serious project of creation of a company (commercial, artisanal or industrial) in France.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Innovative economic project

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : innovative economic project

You can get this kind of visa if you have an innovative economic project and if:
- You can justify your innovative economic project with supporting documention,
- This project has been recognized by a public body.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Economic investor

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.

Eligibility to the visa : economic investor

You can obtain this kind of visa as an economic investment - all commercial activities related to the project if you make a direct economic investment in France:
- By investing personally in a company in which you acquire a lasting interest (at least 10% of the capital) or by investing, via a company that you direct personally or in which you own at least 30% of the capital,
- Or by making (or commiting to make) an investment in tangible or intangible assets of at least € 300,000 in France.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Legal representative

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > Artist - Performer

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.


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Long stay visa [TALENT PASSPORT] > International reputation

Description
General presentation :

This new visa specifically aims at attracting global talent in a very competitive environment. It facilitates the integration process in France and simplifies the procedures of foreign nationals who would like to boost France’s appeal with their energy and talent.

The talent passport is a new all-in-one residence permit, to make things clearer.
A whole range of talented people from 10 main categories (researchers, artists, employees on assignments, scientists and those whose international reputation is recognized,...) can apply for this type of visa which will allow to apply in France for a card valid for up to four years as well as the applicant’s family members.


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Dernière modification : 07/06/2017

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