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Many said that bureaucracy in France was generally ok but admitted that it did seem to take more time than in other countries.
“French bureaucracy is probably no better or worse than in many other countries as long as you accept the fact that they will never use just one piece of paper when 10 will do,” Harry Ingledew, 74, who lives in the Charente in southwestern France told us.
“I’m still waiting to receive the invitation from la Préfecture for my famous interview. A lot to go through after living in France for more than 30 years.”