Study, Work, Live in France
France is a popular country with migrants from across the world. It is not only the most beautiful country but also one of biggest economies in the world. Besides, that there are several reasons that inspire people to move to this beautiful country. France is the largest country in western Europe. It is known not only for its history and culture but also for its wines, cuisine and stong economy. In fact, France was one of the first global superpowers and still stands among most powerful countries in the world.
Migrants are around 12.5% of the total population of France i.e., 67.4 million. This percentage has been steadily growing as more and more people are migrating to France for better opportunities and growth. Also, in terms of education France has few the world’s best universities and colleges.
What are the Options for France Migration?
There are many options and type of visas available that you can choose from based on your education, purpose, investment capacity and skills you possess. Some of the options to Migrate to France are as follows:
Short-stay French Visas: It is a short-stay visa also called France Schengen category C visa. This is valid for a maximum of 90 days in any 180-day period. It can be granted for tourism, business trips, short-term study, family visits, medical care, and short-term work-related purposes. This visa allows you to travel around the Schengen Area for its duration.
Temporary Long-stay French Visas: Temporary long-stay French visas (VLS-TS) are valid for up to one year and are non-renewable. If you come to France on this visa and want to stay longer than a year, you will need to apply for a French residence permit.
Temporary Worker Visas: The VLS-TS visas are issued for anyone traveling to France to carry out work for a period of less than a year like the following:
- Transfers to a French branch of an international company
- Temporary seasonal work
- Foreign language teaching jobs
- Professional medical employment lasting less than a year
- To search for highly-skilled work after graduating from a master’s-level qualification in France
- Work exchange program for young professionals aged 18–30
Study and Training Visas: You can get a VLS-TS visa for short-term study or training courses lasting 3–6 months. For study lasting longer than this, you’ll usually get a standard long-stay visa.
Special Purpose Visas: Other temporary French visas are categorized as special purpose visas, or visas specific for certain circumstances. These include:
- Volunteering on placements lasting less than 12 months, including European Voluntary Service (EVS) placements.
- The Work Holiday Program open to young people aged 18–30 from 15 countries (extended to the age of 35 in Argentina, Australia and Canada).
- Extended private stays lasting between 3-6 months, where you can show ability to fund yourself and agree not to undertake any professional or work activity.
Long-term French Visas: General long-stay French visas are for any stays lasting longer than a year. Typically the initial visa and permit granted is for one year. After this, you need to obtain a longer-term residence permit from your local préfecture.
Work Visas: You can get a long-stay work visa in France to work or carry out self-employed business activities. For work, you will usually need to have a job offer. If starting a business or working self-employed, you will need to show the economic viability of the project and that you have sufficient funds to start it. Most French work visas are for high-skilled professions. Current visa categories include:
- The multi-year talent passport (passeport talent) for highly-skilled workers and entrepreneurs, valid for up to four years and also allows spouse and dependent children to travel with you.
- Internal transfer to a French branch of an international ICT company for senior management and staff with high-skilled expertise. The visa is marked “salarié détaché ICT” (ICT posted employee).
- Long-term repeated seasonal work (travailleur saisonnier).
- Long-term internships or traineeships. Your visa contains the title “stagiaire” (trainee).
Study Visas: Study visas are for international students who have a placement offer for a higher education course at a French university or educational institution. Your visa lasts for as long as your study program. For children aged under 18 those who want to study in a French primary or secondary school, you can apply for a school-going minor (mineur scolarisé) visa.
Family visas: This visa is issued to the close and blood relatives of the citizens or permanent residents of France. With this family visa you can bring your family to France and live with you for long-term.
Why Migrate to France?
France offers various benefits to the migrants those want to come to the country and settle, work, and live in there better and high-paying jobs, safe & secure culture, better healthcare infrastructure, access to entire European Union, and many more. And that’s the reason thousands of individuals choose to Migrate to France every year.
Benefits of France Migration
Why Choose Visa Ray (Us)?
We don’t call us a company, rather we can us a Team (Us). There is no day at Visa Ray when we don’t work either in the office or from our homes or wherever we are. We are always available to our clients even on the Christmas Eve. Most of our team is built with the migrants those who or their parents migrated for a better future and that’s what we promise and want for our clients. Every client is equal to us and we treat them as one of Us.
Visa Ray is comprised of specialists with years of experience into immigration that hail from various backgrounds like law firms, business advisory, student counsellors. As such, First Impressions will never assign second-tier support staff to any client account.
Our Professional Fee
Our fee is competitive and fair. There are no hidden or extra charges. We have no fancy offices and we don’t use phones to keep our expenses as low as possible and that’s why we offer the most competitive fee structure to our clients. Any unexpected or additional expenses must be pre-approved by you. That’s how we would like to be treated, and that is how we treat our clients.
We are highly confident in our promise to serve you better. Our focus is to build long term relationships with our customers, not simply a quick sale! That’s the reason most of our business is through our referral clients.
This is Our Bread & Butter
Client’s success is our main aim and focus. Immigration is our bread and butter. We have specialised in visa & immigration matters and concentrate in this field only, unlike many others who deal with all other types of business.