size-5-coqpngThe French Tech Visa is part of the “Passeport Talent ” scheme which was launched in 2016.
The French Tech Visa aims to attract foreign tech talents:

  • foreign start-up & scale-up founders and employees,
  • foreign talents joining a French start-up or scale-up,
  • foreign investors and business angels.

Please note that citizen from European Economic Area and Switzerland do not need such a visa
General features :

  • Validity: Four years, on a renewable basis.
  • Family: “Talent Passport – Family” residence permit granted to spouse of the main applicant, guaranteeing identical family treatment and automatic labor market access (as an employee, business founder, etc.).
  • No work permit is required for any work performed as an employee.
  • Upon certain conditions, a fast-track procedure will be provided. More...