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:

❓ Can I arrive in France before the official start date of my visa?

❓  If we’re moving to France this September to permanently live, will we pay our 2024 taxes in the US or France since we’ll have lived in France less than 183 days this year?

❓I’m moving to France as the spouse of an EU citizen. Do I have to wait until I get my carte de séjour before being able to work and apply for a Carte Vitale?

How difficult is it to get the autoentrepreneur visa and are there income requirements?

❓What is GarantMe?

❓Would Social Security, dividend, and/or annuity payments be taxed in the US or France?

❓If one does not have a French driver’s license, can a Vespa be ridden in the streets without one?

❓If applying for a Long Stay Visitor Visa, what should be included in the Cover Letter for my application, and is it okay if the cover letter is in English?

❓What are the most common reasons for denial of a long-stay visa?

❓ Is it true that the new immigration law permits individuals who are hired by a company to seek their own visa rather than waiting for the company to sponsor them?

❓Will my daughter be able to follow me to France after her college graduation? Until what age can she come to France under my visa?

❓If we are long-term residents of France, how is our estate taxed when we die? Would our assets in the USA be subject to French estate taxes?

❓Can I make my visa appointment for one VFS office and do the interview at a different one that I applied to?


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