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atornabene replied to the thread Moving to France - visa advice on the France forum on August 15, 2014:
atornabene initially posted:
Hi there! I will be moving to France - outside Paris in November and am researching the visa process. I was told by the French Consulate in New York that for a long-term stay visa of any kind, I MUST obtain a work permit from an employer there in France. I did get in touch with a possible employer when I was there and will contact her about a work permit but my question is, if I am not hired and do not have a job yet, can I be there on my passport, look for a job while there and then apply for the permit and visa? I was told I had to apply for the visa in the that true? This is only one set of questions I have but the most important at the moment. Any advice would be helpful, And more info - I have someone I will be living with, so I don't have to worry about living arrangements. Thank you! - AnnMarie
atornabene replied on August 15, 2014 with:
Incidentally, Pkeilson, what type of art do you do and what are you proposing? :)
atornabene replied on August 15, 2014 with:
Thank you for the artist info.....I think for now, I need the easiest thing, which is what long term visa? A work one, I think.... and my proof of income? hahahahahahaha and not sure my art would benefit France right now. My plan is to see if this job lead works out where I can get the work permit, and then apply. If it doesn't, then I will go in November on my passport for the 90 days and find a job, come back to the states and apply for the visa. I hope it doesn't come to that though. Oh and for health insurance, I do currently have that and read I need it for 70 working days in France and then after, I can apply for the health care there. Thank you! :)
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MacMcCumber replied to the thread Where to locate in France? Help!!! on the France forum:
AnAmericanCliche initially posted:
I am mid- fifties, speak very little French but am learning. I bike, hike & love to explore. But love the big city life, as well. I am looking to move to France in 2015. I prefer rich French culture, architecture, but would like expat support too. Not a beach person & prefer moderate temperatures to heat. Suggestions?
MacMcCumber replied most recently with:
I have my house in the Gard area on the market. It is 2 story, 190 sq mt., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, upstairs balcony off 2 of the bedrooms, large courtyard with jacuzzi & high wall for privacy. We completely redid the entire interior when we moved in 15 years ago. If Located 10 minutes from Uzes and 30 minutes from Nimes. If interested contact me at & I'll send pictures and more details. Murrell McCumber
azfrenchie replied most recently with:
Perhaps the Languedoc region...Carcassonne, Avignon, or the Dordogne west toward Bordeaux (and you are not a cliché - if so, there are several of us~).
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paxhen replied to the thread Long Term rentals? on the France forum:
Exntrik initially posted:
Will ne moving to Paris 08/14. We are looking for a long term rental about 30 mins outside Paris. 2/3 bedroom, garden/ Looking for vintage look with some modern stuff. Websites, friends or experience appreciated. Thanks. Mark.
paxhen replied most recently with:
There is a great site too We used it to find our place in Asnières sur Seine, 7 min from Paris Saint Lazare and La Défense. An old Haussmannian building, the typical Parisian apartment . Great site, used by most French people in addition to It has similar features too
Lekitanin replied most recently with:
I envy you! What do you consider a "long term" rental? The site I use quite often is You can set up your requirements, wishes, etc and if there is a match you will receive updates from them. There are also few other good web sites but I do not have their addresses handy at this moment. If you wish send me a PM and I will give you some clues and also recommendations regarding "good" banlieus in Ile-de-France. Almost all landlords are asking for some verifiable references and security deposit. For rentals up to three months you can check
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cj222 posted ex pat health insurance on the France forum:
what company offers the best rates for retired people?
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Samuel2 posted Water filter on the France forum:
The tap water here gets some getting used to. I am looking for a filter to filter tap-water so that it becomes more drinkable. Does anyone have a hot tip? Where to buy?
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Samuel2 replied to the thread Please can someone help on taxes on the France forum:
gladis initially posted:
I'm thinking of moving to France from Britain with my boyfriend and buying a rural property that we will run through solar and wind power, and have our own well with a septic tank. As we would be living off what we grow and because we would be living in a very small community we would be bartering for food with skills and produce, so no income, could someone advice us on an estimate cost it would cost us annually in taxes to live rurally in Morvan, Burgandy please.
Samuel2 replied most recently with:
I am wondering how you would plan on controbuting to the community in which you will be living ang benediting from, if you are not paying French taxes.
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I am a philosophy student at Columbia University who is very interested in looking after your home and pets in September (dates flexible). I speak English, Russian, and a bit of French and seek somewhere quiet and relaxing to work on my poetry before enrolling at Oxford in October. I grew up with cats and dogs, so I am very comfortable around them. I also have experience gardening and maintaining my family’s country home. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you think we can work something out. Again, my dates within the month of September (I could even arrive at the very end of August and leave in the early days of October) are flexible. Thanks, Mark
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Hello, Does anyone know if it's possible to claim our VAT on online purchases made on when we leave the country? We can usually claim and get back the VAT on purchases made in France if we stop by the VAT office at the airport. But does that apply to online purchases made in France as well? Thanks, and look forward to hearing from you.
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A Place In The Sun (Channel 4) is looking for a British expat couple living around Carcassonne to take part in an upcoming programme. The couple should be happy to appear on camera talking to our presenter about their experiences of moving and living abroad. If you are interested in taking part, please e-mail[at] with your contact details and a brief account of the motives for your move. Thank you!
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