Get a French residence permit through company formation

  • Resident status immediately for 4 years
  • Processing time — from 3 to 6 months
  • Cost for the main applicant: from 20 000 EUR
  • 100% guarantee of the result under the contract

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Quick overview of the procedure

The Passеport Talent through company formation is an immigration program enabling foreigners to establish a company in France and acquire a 4-year residence permit. This permit grants residents the freedom to live within the EU state, engage in entrepreneurial activities, and pursue education in French schools and universities. On average, the residence permit procedure takes 3-6 months. iWorld's immigration specialists assist applicants in preparing a business plan and verifying the availability of funds for the business project and residence in France.

Advantages of the Passеport Talent program through company formation

  • No French Language Requirement This program doesn't require any knowledge of the national language.
  • Registration of Resident Status for Family Members Spouses and children under 18 can obtain French residency simultaneously with the main applicant.
  • Eligibility for French Citizenship Applying for a French residency permit through the Passеport Talent program enables the applicant to obtain a permanent residence permit after 5 years of living in the country, followed by eligibility for citizenship.
  • Visa-Free Travel Within the EU and Schengen Countries Temporary resident status in France allows you to travel within the EU and Schengen countries without a visa.
  • Legal Work and Business Operations in France A residence permit allows you to legally work and conduct business in France on an equal footing with French citizens, eliminating the need for special permits.
  • Business Expansion Entrepreneurs can venture into the international market with their business without paying duties and significantly expand their network of partners.
  • Quality Healthcare French residents have access to top-tier medical care through comprehensive insurance policies.
  • Services from Trustworthy Banks With a French residence permit, foreigners can open accounts, secure mortgages, and obtain loans with banks in the European Union.
  • Social Package With a French residency card, individuals can receive an adequate social security package, including pensions, grants, unemployment benefits, as well as support during pregnancy and after childbirth.
  • Higher Education at Best National Universities Foreigners with a residence permit in France can study in public universities with the same rights as French citizens, including access to grants and scholarships.

Get a French residence permit for the entire family

  • No language requirement
  • No obligation to reside in the country
  • Minimum package of documents

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Advantages of residence permit in France

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  • Official employment and salary on a par with citizens of the country.
  • Social support from the state in the form of benefits and allowances.
  • EU passport eligibility after 5 years of temporary residence.
  • High-quality medical services with 70-80% reimbursement of insurance expenses.
  • Temporary resident status and the right to work for family members.
  • European driver's license.
  • Right to study in universities with international accreditation.
  • Eligibility for European scholarships and access to medical services on favorable terms.
  • Opportunity to work part-time during free time.
  • Reduced fare in public transport.
  • Free access to libraries and national museums.
  • Discounts on the use of gyms, swimming pools, and ice rinks.
  • Legal business operations with the right to hire qualified professionals.
  • Access to the open markets of the EU and 120 other countries for goods and services.
  • Government support and optimization of tax payments.
  • Safekeeping of funds in French and other European banks.
  • Low-interest mortgages and loans.
  • A broad spectrum of opportunities for innovative entrepreneurship.

The power of the French passport

Participants of the Passеport Talent program receive resident status for a duration of 4 years. Any foreigner meeting the necessary criteria can obtain a French residence permit. After residing in the country for 5 years in compliance with French immigration laws, one can apply for a permanent residence permit and subsequently seek French citizenship.




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Map of visa-free travel with French passport


Visa requirements for French citizens:

  • France
  • Visa-free travel
  • Visa on arrival
  • E-visa
  • Standard pre-arrival visa required

Requirements for the main applicant to obtain a French residence permit

  • Not to be a citizen of the European Union
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Be of legal age
  • Processing time — from 3 to 6 months
  • Cost of the program from 20 000 EUR

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Steps of the procedure

  1. 1 Consultation and Business Plan Preparation Immigration lawyers provide an in-depth consultation to guide the client through the process of obtaining a residence permit, explaining all the requirements and conditions of the Passеport Talent program through company formation. The client is also assisted in preparing a comprehensive business plan.
  2. 2 Approval of Business Project Upon submission of the business plan to French state authorities, the client receives confirmation of the project's innovative status. The legal team aids in preparing all necessary documents for obtaining a category D visa valid for up to 3 months. With this visa, the applicant can enter France and initiate the documentation process for obtaining a residence permit.
  3. 3 Submission of Documents for Residence Permit Upon arrival in France, accompanied by the company's lawyer, the client submits a package of documents to the Paris prefecture for the residence permit application. Visits to government offices are scheduled in advance, a responsibility managed by iWorld immigration specialists.
  4. 4 Obtaining French Residence Permit Following approval of the application, the client is granted temporary resident status, allowing them to live and work in France, along with visa-free travel within the EU and the Schengen zone. The residence permit card is typically ready within 1 month from the date of document submission and fee payment.

You can pay for the services of our company in any way convenient for you

iWorld law firm uses popular payment methods, including cryptocurrencies

  • visa mastercard
    Visa and Mastercard bank cards
  • bank
    Bank transfer to the company's account
  • payoneer stripe
    Payoneer or Stripe payment systems
  • bitcoin
    Any cryptocurrency, preserving confidentiality

Why do customers choose iWorld

  • Guaranteed Results We sign an official contract with each client, outlining the contract's subject, implementation stages, and service terms. This document ensures the timely and complete fulfillment of the company's obligations.
  • Complete Confidentiality iWorld prioritizes the thorough protection of clients' personal data, ensuring absolute anonymity.
  • Optimal Price-Quality Ratio iWorld delivers high-quality legal services with a fair pricing policy, allowing clients to select an immigration program that suits any budget.
  • Comprehensive Support iWorld lawyers actively oversee the residence permit acquisition process, maintaining regular communication with clients. Continuous contact ensures that applicants are always informed about the status of their documents.
  • Exclusively Government Programs iWorld exclusively operates with government programs, adhering to the immigration legislation of EU countries and the nations where the company is active. All programs and procedures are strictly regulated to meet legal standards.

Leading expert of iWorld on immigration to France

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My name is Alexey Nosovsky, I am the head of iWorld legal department.

In 2022, we successfully carried out more than 110 cases under the Passеport Talent program, resulting in clients and their families obtaining French residence permits.

The team I work in includes:

  • Over 20 certified lawyers
  • More than 6 years of experience in international corporate law
  • Professionalism and responsibility

iWorld: erasing borders between countries.

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This block contains answers to frequently asked questions about the procedure for obtaining a French residence permit

Yes, the principal applicant can include all family members in the application, and they will be granted residence permit status simultaneously. Moreover, the spouse is entitled to work, and minor children have the right to free public education in the French Republic.

To participate, an applicant collaborates with the company's immigration specialists to prepare a business plan and confirms sufficient financial support for the project implementation and stay in France.

Yes, French residence permit allows you to travel within the EU and the Schengen area without the need for a prior visa registration.

The Passеport Talent program does not specify such a requirement, so there is no obligation for permanent residence.

The required documents include:

  • foreign passport with an open visa D;
  • two copies of the application form;
  • birth certificate;
  • three 3.5 x 4.5 cm photographs;
  • receipt for the fee payment for the residence card issuance;
  • lease or purchase contract for housing in France;
  • marriage certificate;
  • birth certificates of the spouse and children.
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A French residence permit obtained through the Passеport Talent program offers the following advantages:

  • Immediate acquisition of residence status for 4 years, with the option for renewal
  • Visa-free travel to 27 European Union countries
  • Simultaneous immigration to France for all family members
  • Eligibility for permanent residency after 5 years, with the possibility of obtaining citizenship

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