The Monthly Q&A with Allison Grant Lounes allows you to ask questions and learn about how to move to France. Q&As are free and held monthly on the first Monday of every month via zoom (and the following Monday in case of a holiday).

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Some of this month’s questions include:

Is it possible as a retired person to get a entrepreneur/profession libérale visa, in order to sporadically do side consulting projects?

Would a UK national be prohibited from setting up as an EI? Does that change if that UK national has an EU spouse? Would the EU person’s freedom to work across the EU extend to their non-EU spouse? 

Could pleading guilty to a violent felony in the past prevent someone from immigrating?

Can I continue working remotely as a psychiatric practitioner with patients in the U.S. while living in France?

Does the business investor visa require the use of an immigration lawyer to be successful in getting approved?

My son is 18 and went to Paris after high school to learn French. Now he wants to go back to live and work. Would it be possible for him to get a visa without being a student?

Is there a special tax return form for non residents? And does a non resident with French stocks need to file to report dividends, capital gains and interest from an account in France?

What are some phone companies to look into when transferring a USA carrier to a French carrier? How can one compare or view plans?

Is there a language requirement to obtain an initial VLSTS visa?

Are there any specifics that need to be in place in order to participate in the viager process?

Can we enter from somewhere in the EU (i.e. Italy) or must we enter from our home country (Canada) for the initial entry with the visa?

Is it more difficult obtaining a visa without a permanent address as I would be staying at a friends home?

Should I apply for a French bank account prior to or after making the move to France?


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