Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?
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Reader question: What’s the difference between French residency and citizenship?

As a foreigner in France you enter a complicated world of bureaucracy, but one question we are asked a lot is the difference in status between residency and citizenship. Here's an overview.

France gives citizenship to 12,000 foreigners who helped on front line during pandemic

France gives citizenship to 12,000 foreigners who helped on front line during pandemic

Language tests and deportation for the unemployed – what a Marine Le Pen victory could mean for foreigners in France
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Language tests and deportation for the unemployed – what a Marine Le Pen victory could mean for foreigners in France

Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?
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Living in France: What are the advantages of getting an EU passport?

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?

Philosophy, household chores and cheese – what might you be asked in the French citizenship interview?

Am I eligible for French citizenship?
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Am I eligible for French citizenship?

‘Thank you France, for offering me citizenship to recognise my work during the pandemic’

‘Thank you France, for offering me citizenship to recognise my work during the pandemic’

French citizenship test: Do you know France well enough to gain nationality?

French citizenship test: Do you know France well enough to gain nationality?

‘If Brexit happens I’m becoming French just to stay in EU’

‘If Brexit happens I’m becoming French just to stay in EU’

France makes it easier to become French

France makes it easier to become French

Number of British nationals gaining French citizenship increases tenfold

Number of British nationals gaining French citizenship increases tenfold

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