Since 1992, Feod Group has been providing a full range of business immigration services to France. The company includes French lawyers. Offices in Europe, USA and Ukraine.
Business immigration to France is one of the main activities of Feod Group – an international group of companies. Feod Group provides its clients with professional services in business immigration to France, preparation and support of documents for applying for all types of visas, as well as moving to other categories of stay, prolonging your stay and obtaining immigration status in France. Both French lawyers and Ukrainian experts with many years of experience in this field participate in this process.
Who can get permission to do business in France
A foreigner can obtain a residence permit, with the aim of conducting business in France.
The procedure consists of two stages:
obtaining a national type D visa at the French Embassy in Ukraine;
obtaining a residence permit after entering France.
The decisive factors for successfully obtaining such a residence permit are:
relevance of the applicant’s business project for the French economy;
availability of business financing sources;
qualification of the applicant, allowing to realize a business idea.
Documents required for applying for a D visa to France:
A completed application for a long-term visa:
Documents confirming qualifications (diplomas, work book, copies of employment contracts or certificates of employment);
Information on the proposed commercial activity: business plan, lease agreement, guarantees, etc ;
Foreign passport and copies of all pages except blank;
National passport with copies of all pages except blank;
Certificate of good conduct if available;
Agreement on the processing of personal data;
Documents required to apply for a residence permit in France:
Passport with a national visa type D;
Documents confirming the availability of housing in France;
Certificate of good conduct;
Medical certificate from OFII;
Full description of the business project: business plan, financial and economic information about the enterprise;
A bank guarantee, or a guarantee of insurance companies registered in France, or confirmation of the availability of sufficient funds in an account with a French bank;
Copy of the lease of commercial real estate;
Documents confirming qualifications (diplomas, confirmation of relevant work experience);
A sworn statement about the absence of a criminal record for criminal offenses and the absence of prohibitions on doing business.
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Conditions for a temporary residence permit in France
A temporary residence permit is issued for a period of one year with the possibility of extension, subject to the profitability of the company. After 3 years, you can apply for a residence permit for 10 years. After 5 years of continuous residence, it is possible to begin the process of obtaining citizenship.
The applicant may be accompanied by members of his family. In this case, it is also necessary to submit documents confirming the kinship (marriage certificate, birth certificate with apostille and translation).
Difficulties in the process of business immigration to France
Please note that these lists of documents are generalized and do not take into account the specifics of each applicant. To provide a personalized list of documents, we suggest you sign up for a consultation with our experts.
Assistance in the process of business immigration
Feod Group immigration lawyers will provide professional assistance at all stages of obtaining a residence permit and extending immigration status, obtaining a citizenship.
You can read more about the services of our company in the field of business and investment in the section Business and Real Estate.
In 2013, she graduated in law from the National University «Odessa Law Academy» with honors and received a Master of Law degree. Anastasia Taran has experience in international and contract law, as well as corporate and tax law in Europe. Within the framework of Feod Group, she specializes i...
In 2013, she graduated in law from the National University «Odessa Law Academy» with honors and received a Master of Law degree. Anastasia Taran has experience in international and contract law, as well as corporate and tax law in Europe. Within the framework of Feod Group, she specializes in immigration and corporate law of European countries, particularly:
For the initial analysis of your request, Feod Group recommends to obtain a professional advice from European immigration lawyers, where you will receive detailed information about the immigration law of France.