Please find information on employment in France, including obtaining visas, what types of visas, teaching positions, starting your own business, residing in France, and more.
Information on procedures for applying for a Cartes de Sejours, part-time student employment, employment as an au-pair, and non-remunerated employment in France.
Click here for a list of French Consultes in the United States.
American citizens traveling for business or tourism are not required to have a visa for this initial entry into the Schengen area, but must have a passport valid three months beyond the proposed stay.
Intending to stay in France for more than 3 months? Whether it's to study, to work or to reside, you must have the appropriate long stay visa (on arrival in France. Find out more information in the article above.
Are you thinking about moving to France and finding work? Click here to learn about employment, visas, teaching, employment situation, starting your own business in France as a foreigner and American.
|AmCham Visa Seminar Notes|
On November 30th, 2011, The Legal Affairs Committee held an event on "Business Visa Policy and Adjudications" at the AmCham France offices. The event was moderated by Richard S. Goldstein, Senior Partner, Law offices of Richard Goldstein, Mark O’Connor, Chief of Visa Services, American Embassy Paris, Gary Schumann, Consular Officer, American Embassy Paris & Robert Brennan, Chief, Non-Immigrant Visa Unit, American Embassy Paris.
To view the notes from the event, click on the following link: AmCham Visa Seminar Notes