France

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Ruben Barbosa

"After work I enjoy meeting other Brazlian expats offline. We go for a beer together and it feels like home. Thanks InterNations."

Verona Torres

"The idea to connext expatriates in Strasbourg fits perfectly to the city. Both are truly international."

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in France

Are you an expat working and living in France? Or are you preparing to move soon to Paris, Nice or any other of the French international hotspots?

Expat life in France has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the salty marshland of the Camargue, learning how French people celebrate Bastille Day, up to tasting France’s favorite dishes such as foie gras.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in France. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Argentina to living in UK.

Top Articles in the France Expat Guide

Working and living in France – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in France requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of French expat life. Living abroad in France raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to France?ʺ, ʺWhich essential etiquette rules should I know for business lunches in france?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Paris should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the French municipality in Lyon?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in France is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for France aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in France. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from expat institutions and clubs, to sports & leisure or local infrastructure, up to restaurants & nightlife. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺHow proficient do I have to be in business French?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside France? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Italy or living in Taiwan!

Tips on living and working in France – From special food stores to serviced apartments

Moreover, our expat directory for France includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. special food stores or serviced apartments. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in France with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Bonjour from our expats living and working in France.

Ruben Barbosa

"After work I enjoy meeting other Brazlian expats offline. We go for a beer together and it feels like home. Thanks InterNations."

Verona Torres

"The idea to connext expatriates in Strasbourg fits perfectly to the city. Both are truly international."

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