Citizens of EU/EEA countries (e.g., EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, etc.) do not need a visa to work in France. For all other citizenships, a work permit or residency permit is needed.
In France, there are two types of permits with work authorization:
Generally speaking, to apply for a work permit, you must first have a job offer. The company will then arrange for a permit on your behalf. The application for a work permit, as well as more information about the permit types, can be found here (in French).
France offers the Tech Visa—part of the Passeport Talent Program started in 2017. It fast-tracks applicants with qualifying backgrounds to receiving a residence permit, good for four years and extendable to immediate family members.
The visa is open to:
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