‘Not too complicated but quite expensive’ – getting a French visa as a Brit
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‘Not too complicated but quite expensive’ – getting a French visa as a Brit

Following Brexit, UK nationals enter the world of visas and residency permits if they want to move to France. We asked British journalist and recent successful visa applicant Joseph Keen to talk us through the process.

The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

The key documents for British people in France after Brexit

Travel to France: What has changed since Brexit?

Travel to France: What has changed since Brexit?

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France

Carte de séjour: This is how the residency card website works for Brits in France

Revealed: Just how strict are post-Brexit checks at the French border?
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Revealed: Just how strict are post-Brexit checks at the French border?

EXPLAINED: What Brits with EU partners need to know about returning to live in UK

EXPLAINED: What Brits with EU partners need to know about returning to live in UK

Reader question: What should I do if my French driving licence application is still pending?
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Reader question: What should I do if my French driving licence application is still pending?

Reader question: Can expired UK driving licences be swapped for French ones?
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Reader question: Can expired UK driving licences be swapped for French ones?

EXPLAINED: How to swap your UK driving licence for a French one under the new system
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EXPLAINED: How to swap your UK driving licence for a French one under the new system

Reader question: Can I be resident in France and the UK?
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Reader question: Can I be resident in France and the UK?

What happens to Brits in France who don’t register for residency before September 30th?

What happens to Brits in France who don’t register for residency before September 30th?

How British citizens can retire to France after Brexit
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How British citizens can retire to France after Brexit

Five things to expect when crossing the border from the UK to France
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Five things to expect when crossing the border from the UK to France

Brits in France have just one month left to apply for residency
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Brits in France have just one month left to apply for residency

‘Attestation d’accueil’: Why you may need to register your British guests at your local French town hall

‘Attestation d’accueil’: Why you may need to register your British guests at your local French town hall

Reader question: Do I really have to register British visitors with the town hall because of Brexit?

Reader question: Do I really have to register British visitors with the town hall because of Brexit?

Health insurance: What are the post-Brexit rules for Brits visiting France?
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Health insurance: What are the post-Brexit rules for Brits visiting France?

The myths you shouldn’t believe about the rights of Brits in France after Brexit

The myths you shouldn’t believe about the rights of Brits in France after Brexit

BREXIT: Did France really ‘protect’ its British residents, as Macron promised?

BREXIT: Did France really ‘protect’ its British residents, as Macron promised?

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Reader question: How long should I expect to wait for my post-Brexit residency card?
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Reader question: How long should I expect to wait for my post-Brexit residency card?

Stranded: Brits in France left with no driving licence due to lack of post-Brexit agreement

Stranded: Brits in France left with no driving licence due to lack of post-Brexit agreement

Six things to think about before buying a house in France

Six things to think about before buying a house in France

Just 5 percent of Brits in France who applied for post-Brexit residency have received their permits, survey shows

Just 5 percent of Brits in France who applied for post-Brexit residency have received their permits, survey shows

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card

CEAM: How to get a French European health insurance card

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

How does the 90-day rule work in France since Brexit?

How does the 90-day rule work in France since Brexit?

EXPLAINED: How to get a visitor visa for France
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EXPLAINED: How to get a visitor visa for France

EXPLAINED: France’s post-Brexit visa requirements for British citizens

EXPLAINED: France’s post-Brexit visa requirements for British citizens

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Brexit: What changes in France from January 2021?

Brexit: What changes in France from January 2021?

British pensioners and students living in Europe urged to apply for new EHIC card

British pensioners and students living in Europe urged to apply for new EHIC card

Carte de séjour: The online process for post-Brexit residency cards in France

Carte de séjour: The online process for post-Brexit residency cards in France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France

New rules and extra charges in sending parcels between UK and France

How the Brexit deal has changed daily lives of British residents in Europe

How the Brexit deal has changed daily lives of British residents in Europe

Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in France?

Brexit calendar: What are the future key dates for Brits in France?

Brexit: Do I need health insurance to get residency in France?

Brexit: Do I need health insurance to get residency in France?

Booze cruise: UK lays out post-Brexit limits on French wine, beer and spirits

Booze cruise: UK lays out post-Brexit limits on French wine, beer and spirits

EXPLAINED: How do you swap your UK European health insurance card for a French one

EXPLAINED: How do you swap your UK European health insurance card for a French one

What are the rules for driving in France after Brexit?

What are the rules for driving in France after Brexit?

British citizens in France now told they WILL need to exchange driving licences

British citizens in France now told they WILL need to exchange driving licences

The quick Brexit checklist: Residency, travel, healthcare, work and pets

The quick Brexit checklist: Residency, travel, healthcare, work and pets

90-day rule: How long can British second-home owners stay in France after Brexit?
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90-day rule: How long can British second-home owners stay in France after Brexit?

France publishes income guidelines for British people after Brexit

France publishes income guidelines for British people after Brexit

LATEST: How much money do I need to stay in France after Brexit?

LATEST: How much money do I need to stay in France after Brexit?

French government publishes decree laying out rights of British residents after Brexit

French government publishes decree laying out rights of British residents after Brexit

How long will Britons be able to stay in France after Brexit without becoming a resident?

How long will Britons be able to stay in France after Brexit without becoming a resident?

Will British people still be able to retire to France after Brexit?

Will British people still be able to retire to France after Brexit?

Second home owners in France: What are your rights after Brexit?

Second home owners in France: What are your rights after Brexit?

EXPLAINED: What does the delay in launching the carte de séjour website mean for British residents in France?

EXPLAINED: What does the delay in launching the carte de séjour website mean for British residents in France?

Brexit: ‘Brits in France shouldn’t worry about delay to carte de séjour website’

Brexit: ‘Brits in France shouldn’t worry about delay to carte de séjour website’

Brexit: France delays relaunch of residency permit website for British citizens

Brexit: France delays relaunch of residency permit website for British citizens

Tell us: What questions do you have about getting French residency after Brexit?

Tell us: What questions do you have about getting French residency after Brexit?

Carte de Séjour: What do we know so far about the new online system for British people in France?

Carte de Séjour: What do we know so far about the new online system for British people in France?

Brexit: Getting French residency as a spouse or partner

Brexit: Getting French residency as a spouse or partner

‘It’s so much easier’: France’s new website for exchanging driving licences

‘It’s so much easier’: France’s new website for exchanging driving licences

Mind the gap: What’s not covered by the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement?

Mind the gap: What’s not covered by the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement?

Carte de séjour: What we know so far about residency after Brexit

Carte de séjour: What we know so far about residency after Brexit

Mythbuster: The facts about the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Mythbuster: The facts about the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Tell us: Have you experienced problems with French authorities since Brexit?

Tell us: Have you experienced problems with French authorities since Brexit?

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement: What is it and does it cover me?

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement: What is it and does it cover me?

Can British people vote in French elections after Brexit?

Can British people vote in French elections after Brexit?

French website for swapping British driving licences to launch in March

French website for swapping British driving licences to launch in March

INTERVIEW: French authorities issue latest driving licence advice for Britons in France

INTERVIEW: French authorities issue latest driving licence advice for Britons in France

Carte de séjour: What’s the latest Brexit advice on getting French residency permits?

Carte de séjour: What’s the latest Brexit advice on getting French residency permits?

What changes in healthcare for British people in France after Brexit?

What changes in healthcare for British people in France after Brexit?

Brexit: What Brits moving to France after December should know

Brexit: What Brits moving to France after December should know

Can I still do a booze cruise to France after Brexit?

Can I still do a booze cruise to France after Brexit?

Brexit and France: What does it mean for travel after January 31st?

Brexit and France: What does it mean for travel after January 31st?

Brexit: What does the transition period mean and what do I do now?

Brexit: What does the transition period mean and what do I do now?

Brexit, the Withdrawal Agreement and the transition period: Send us your questions

Brexit, the Withdrawal Agreement and the transition period: Send us your questions

France’s new carte de séjour website: How does it work and what do I need?

France’s new carte de séjour website: How does it work and what do I need?

Carte de séjour: France launches website for British citizens to apply for residency

Carte de séjour: France launches website for British citizens to apply for residency

How can you protect your children’s rights to stay in France in the case of a no-deal Brexit?

How can you protect your children’s rights to stay in France in the case of a no-deal Brexit?

What is France’s PUMa healthcare system and am I eligible?
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What is France’s PUMa healthcare system and am I eligible?

No-deal Brexit: Brits in France warned over healthcare restrictions when returning to UK

No-deal Brexit: Brits in France warned over healthcare restrictions when returning to UK

Brexit: France to launch new website for British people to apply for carte de séjour

Brexit: France to launch new website for British people to apply for carte de séjour

Can I apply for residency in France with an expired carte de séjour after Brexit?

Can I apply for residency in France with an expired carte de séjour after Brexit?

Will having a French or EU spouse help me in case of a no-deal Brexit?

Will having a French or EU spouse help me in case of a no-deal Brexit?

Can Brits without a carte de séjour travel in and out of France after Brexit?
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Can Brits without a carte de séjour travel in and out of France after Brexit?

Travel between France and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

Travel between France and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

LATEST: Your questions answered on a no-deal Brexit
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LATEST: Your questions answered on a no-deal Brexit

Tell us: What questions do you have about no-deal Brexit?

Tell us: What questions do you have about no-deal Brexit?

Brexit: Will I still be able to move to France after the end of the transition period?
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Brexit: Will I still be able to move to France after the end of the transition period?

Carte de séjour: Is my work ‘genuine and effective’ enough for me to get French residency?
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Carte de séjour: Is my work ‘genuine and effective’ enough for me to get French residency?

Britons in France CAN use UK driving licences in case of no-deal Brexit

Britons in France CAN use UK driving licences in case of no-deal Brexit

No, a quickie marriage in France won’t save you from Brexit
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No, a quickie marriage in France won’t save you from Brexit

French government’s new decree for Brits in no-deal Brexit: What you need to know

French government’s new decree for Brits in no-deal Brexit: What you need to know

UPDATED: The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Britons in France
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UPDATED: The ultimate no-deal Brexit checklist for Britons in France

How much will I need to earn to qualify for residency in France post-Brexit?

How much will I need to earn to qualify for residency in France post-Brexit?

How much money do you need to get a visa for France?
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How much money do you need to get a visa for France?

Where can Brits in France get help with post-Brexit residency card applications?

Where can Brits in France get help with post-Brexit residency card applications?

‘It’s really simple’: Ambassador urges Brits in France not to delay residency applications on new website

‘It’s really simple’: Ambassador urges Brits in France not to delay residency applications on new website

Escape Brexit: The common questions about French citizenship you need answering
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Escape Brexit: The common questions about French citizenship you need answering

Brexit: What are the differences between moving to France before or after December 31st?

Brexit: What are the differences between moving to France before or after December 31st?

How British businesses in France can prepare for work after Brexit

How British businesses in France can prepare for work after Brexit

So you’re living in France, but are you legally resident here?
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So you’re living in France, but are you legally resident here?

Tell us: How easy did you find the new French carte de séjour website to use?

Tell us: How easy did you find the new French carte de séjour website to use?