Ten reasons why you should become French

Every year thousands of foreigners living in France decide, for a variety of reasons, to become français. While many do it for the obvious work benefits, others have slightly more peculiar reasons for gaining French nationality. Here are ten reasons why you should consider becoming French.

Ten reasons why you should become French
Reasons to gain French nationality: You can cheer whenever France does well at sport, which is fairly often. Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP

If asked whether you would ever consider becoming French, most Anglos, especially those from Britain and Ireland would probably respond "why would I want to do something like that?"

But whether it's for work reasons or for travel or simply to feel more at one with your new French friends, becoming a citizen of La France has numerous and varied advantages, including allowing you to go for the top job in the country.

With the help of those who have gone through the process The Local has put together a list of 10 reasons (plus a bonus one) why you should consider becoming French. Click below to see the results.

Ten great reasons why you should become French 

What have we missed? Let us know in the comments section below.

The Local spoke to thre Anglos who had successfully gained French nationality. Find out why they did it and whether it was worth it by clicking below.

'I became French to avoid the queues at airports'

For practical information on how to gain French nationality and to find out what documents you will need you can CLICK HERE.

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