French Immigration Lawyers for Expats
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Are you looking to relocate to France? Let our affiliated French immigration lawyers help
make your dream a reality. A personalized approach to immigration in France ensures that your application process is smooth and stress-free.
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The EU Blue Card
As a non-EU citizen, you can enjoy almost the same rights as a French national with this residence document. It’s available to those seeking to enter and remain in France for up to three years if they are working. Our partners provide advice to non-EU citizens who wish to work in France in the medium-term.
For many embarking on life in France, a long-stay visa is their first destination of the call. We work with applicants to provide immigration officials with the right documentation, such as birth certificates, proof of residence, and employment contracts, in the right way. Our partners know the formalities behind obtaining verified and sworn translations that immigration officials need.
Why immigrate to France ?
France is known by people the world over. Its incredible architecture, world class cuisine, rich history and places to live. You can make a home in Paris and marvel at the culture and terrace scene throughout the City of Light. There’s the snow-capped mountain ranges with some of the world’s best pistes and apres ski on offer. If cities and alpine climes are not for you, then there’s the Cote d’azur and the mediterranean.
France is the most-visited country on Earth because there’s so much to see, do, eat and drink. Its cooking has found a home in countries the world over but you can enjoy the real thing everyday.
It would be remiss to ignore its diversity and spectacular landscapes. From the Alps and Pyrennes to historic beaches of Normandy and sophisticated party scene of the south. All around is the joie d´vivre and time for the finer things in life. France offers more than just wine, champagne and gastronomy. There’s a high standard of living, rule of law, leading high-speed rail infrastructure and world class education.
Immigrating to France: Our Services
Carte de Sejour
This is a residence permit that allows you to live in France if you already hold a long-stay visa. Our lawyers partners (or Eléonore Tavares) provide advice for non-EU nationals who want to live in France after visiting the country. Get your Carte de Sejour with
Carte de Resident
If you are the spouse or a child of a French citizen, you can reside in France by applying for a Carte de Resident. This residence permit is also available to ex-pats retiring in France and to the parents of French-born children.
If you are a non-EU citizens, the Student Visa gives you the chance to reside in France and attend a higher education course or an academic institution. This type of residence permit is encouraged for those pursuing research in doctoral or postdoctoral areas, courses that are longer than a year, and for shorter studies.
A temporary resident can convert their status to a permanent resident in France if they have lived in the country for five continuous years. You can also apply for this permit if you make an investment, such as a real estate purchase, in France. Our lawyers partners will advise on how to navigate the five-year requirements as well as how to make the smartest investment for residence.
For many, France becomes their life and identity and French law allows permanent residence to do just that. If you have permanently resided in France for five years, Our lawyers partners can help you become a French national. Contact us to understand if you are eligible for French citizenship by residency or other means.
About Partners in French Immigration
Our partner firm is stocked with dedicated and highly-qualified legal experts who have been trained to understand and navigate the complex world of immigration law. Everyday we work with new and existing clients to turn their hopes and dreams into something that they can hold. It’s real and it’s our passion. We view Lexidy as a way of life and there’s nothing more thrilling than the satisfaction of delivering what truly matters to people – results. In our world, results are happiness, reunions and adventure with a successful immigration process. Let us help you achieve your goals and dreams now.
French services are provided in the context of a collaboration between Lexidy and Ms Eleonore TAVARES, a lawyer registered in France.
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Eléonore Tavares de Pinho
Born in Senegal to Belgian-Portuguese parents and having lived for several years in various countries, Eléonore quickly became passionate about Immigration legislation. She graduated from the University of la Sorbonne and the University of Florence and obtained a five-year dual degree in Italian and French Law. As an attorney, she chose to work in Immigration Law in order to have real action on the field and help people fulfill their projects. Deeply convinced that digital technologies can make law and legal services simpler and impact people’s lives in a positive way, Eléonore will always be looking for the most efficient way to meet your needs.
Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour
Victoire is born and raised French, despite family from all around the world.
She graduated her Masters degree in international law and human rights law,
and believes she did not fall into Immigration law by accident. She is passionate
about helping others transform their dream to move to France into a project,
either professional or familial. She loves her crazy Paris city and the French
countryside, discovering new cultures, and showing off good old France.
Speaking: French and English.
She was born and raised in France but is a dual national. From a young age she knew she wanted to become a lawyer. Nour studied private law in French university during my bachelor. Later she inroad in a Master Degree in which Nour studied International and European litigation law. She ended her master in Greece studying in an LLM of international Law. Growing up she was always facing various legal systems, procedure that immigrant go through in order to visit family, work, study. Nous is very comfortable talking and helping people legally or not in different language to make them feel helped efficiently. Speaking: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic.
Born in Brazil, where I started my Law studies, changing to Law School in Portugal and got my degree from University of Porto in 2021. I got a Master’s in European Law in Paris, at the University Paris 12. I have been having an enriching experience during my traineeship at Lexidy, where I get to complete with practical skills the knowledge I have acquired during these many years of legal studies. What I like to do the most is reading and cooking. I am fluent in Portuguese, French and English, and I am currently learning German.
Born in Valencia, Spain, he started a Double Degree in French and Spanish Law between the Universitat de Valencia and the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole. Along with this degree formation, he specialized in European and International Law in for two years, completing it with a Master Thesis about the Evolution of the concept of States Boarders in the light of Internet. During my Master’s degree, Hector was able to discover Immigration law through the lens of European and French Law. Throughout the internship at Legal Service at the European Parliament, he learned the practical side of European and Public International Law from the lens of creation and conclusion of International Agreements. Finally, his experience at M&B Avocats helped to develop the profile as a French and Spanish Law Jurist, knowing the insights and particular traits of both legal systems. Speaks: English, Spanish, French.
Sophia was born in Paris, France. She travelled the world, studied law and worked in three different countries: France, Argentina and Morocco. She passed the Paris Bar at the Faculty of Law of la Sorbonne. Sophia has experience in international, civil as well as immigration law, and joined Lexidy France in January 2024. She is fully dedicated to helping foreign clients establish themselves and their businesses in France, assisting them in either French, English or Spanish.
Pauline Flaviano is half-french half-hongkongese, and lived in both places. Her European law studies also allowed her to live in Spain for a year. Her European studies focus on the European asylum and immigration policies. Having lived in different countries and speaking multiple languages, she joined the Paris immigration team for her end-of-studies internship. Speaks: French, English, Cantonese.