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French Immigration Lawyers for Expats

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France is ready and waiting for you…

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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To request a free consultation case, please provide us with your contact details below and we will contact you via email or phone.

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.

Long-Stay Visa

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.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Trust our proven track record of successful immigration cases in France to help you achieve your goals.

Why move 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.

Immigration services in France

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. 

Student Visa

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.

Permanent Residence

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.

French Citizenship

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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Eleonore Tavares
External collaborator

Eléonore Tavares de Pinho

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

External collaborator

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

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.

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