Overview of the documents you may need when moving to France

Nathalie Corbin,  Sunday, 19 September 2021

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Valid passport
Visa
Work permit (if applicable)
Driving license, auto insurance papers, and registration certificate.
Birth certificate
Marriage Certificate / Divorce Act
Family register

Sworn translations of your birth certificate, marriage certificate, and all your diplomas.
The last three pay slips
Copies of the last three payments of the rent
Proof of ownership of property or proof of residence
Some gas, water and light proof of payments (not older than six months)
Bank account details in the country of origin
Prove that you have sufficient financial resources (a letter of your bank, for example)
A new employment contract (if applicable)
An updated version of your resume and references. Translated into French.
Passport photos in color
Most recent tax return
A statement about behavior
Medical certificate (also from the dentist)

Tip: Make from each document a few copies. Put a complete set in a plastic folder and take the folder to any official appointment.




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