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Our legal services for investors in France

FRELA assists you with your administrative and legal procedures for obtaining your Economic Investor Talent Passport in France.

The “Investor Talent Passport” is a solution for the investor and their family. It allows obtaining a renewable residence card in France every 4 years and can lead to permanent residence or French citizenship after 5 years.

Advantages of the Investor Talent Passport:

  • You obtain a residence card for 4 years, renewable (Investor VISA).
  • Your dependents (spouse and children) are included.
  • You gain the right to live, work, and study in France.
  • You have free access to the French education and healthcare system.
  • After 5 years, you can apply for permanent residence and/or citizenship.

The minimum investment amount required to apply for the “Investor Talent Passport” in France is as follows:

  • Minimum initial investment of 50,000 euros at the beginning of the project.
  • Commitment to invest a minimum of 300,000 euros in the project over a period of 4 years.
  • Commitment to create and maintain full-time employment opportunities for French workers.

Please note that the specific requirements and eligibility criteria may vary, and it’s recommended to consult with relevant authorities or legal professionals for accurate and up-to-date information.

The requirements to obtain the “Investor Talent Passport” in France include:

  1. Provide a comprehensive business plan for the project, including analysis of the local market, financial and economic evaluation, sales and margin forecasts, as well as a recruitment plan.
  2. Establish or acquire an existing legal entity in France. This entity should have legal personality, allowing it to buy and sell assets and own a property, maintain a bank account, and engage in legal actions, contracts, and transactions on its own behalf.
  3. Hold a minimum ownership stake of 10% in the company.
  4. Provide proof of the source of funds used for the investment.

It’s important to note that these conditions are subject to specific regulations and may vary based on individual circumstances and the type of investment. It is advisable to consult with relevant authorities or legal professionals for detailed and up-to-date information regarding the requirements for obtaining the “Investor Talent Passport” in France

The legal procedure to apply for the “Investor Talent Passport” typically takes around 2 to 4 months. Here is an overview of the process:

  1. Submitting the application: You will need to complete and sign the application forms, along with providing the required documents, to the Consulate of France in your country of residence.
  2. Visa approval: The Consulate will assess your application and decide whether to grant you and your dependents a 3-month “Investor Talent Passport” visa for entry into France. It is mandatory for the applicant and dependents to enter French territory within this 3-month period.
  3. Residence permit: The local Prefecture will be responsible for issuing the “Investor Talent Passport” residence permit, which is valid for a period of 4 years.

It is highly recommended to seek assistance from experienced French lawyers who specialize in this area to ensure the proper preparation of your “Investor Talent Passport” application. They can provide guidance throughout the process and help ensure that all necessary documents are submitted correctly and in a timely manner.

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