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French Startup Visa Talent Passport

Long Term Renewable Resident Visa with Path to French Citizenship and Passport

WHAT IS A TALENT PASSPORT?
A four year renewable residence permit for you and your family members

WHAT DOES A TALENT PASSPORT DO FOR ME?
Provides a four year renewable resident permit for you and your family members to live, work, and go to school anywhere in France.
No additional visa for travel in for all Schengen countries.

HOW DO I GET MY TALENT PASSPORT WITH EMPOWERED STARTUPS FRANCE?
Start an innovative company in Empowered Startups France incubator program.

WHAT ARE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS?
No language requirements! No language test.
At least five years’ related professional experience, or a Master’s degree, and a strongstartup plan for an economically viable business in France.
An investment in the planned business, R&D, and your incubation program.

Why the Talent Passport?

  • A four year renewable resident permit for you and your family members to live, work, and go to school anywhere in France.No additional visa for travel in all Schengen countries.
  • Fast Processing Time! Receive your Talent Passport in 2–3 mo.
  • French Citizenship and French Passport = Live in France for five years; integrated into French society personally and professionally; pass a French language test.
  • Empowered Startups France offers you a clear plan & support to accomplish all of these Steps.

The Startup Program

  • Global Startup Accelerator Program (GSA) to prepare your Startup plan and R&D plan for your innovative Startup.This plan is required for your Work Permit Visa Application. Program time = 4-8 weeks
  • Work Permit Visa application to the French Consulate for your country.(For example, French Consulate in HCMC). Processing Time = 10-30 days
  • Come to France on Work Permit and complete company set-up, strategic planning, meet the R&D team, and meet the Prefecture to receive your Talent Passport. Processing Time = 30-60 days
  • Incubation program at Empowered Startups France. Incubation Time = 2 years

 
This program includes support to understand how you can best integrate into French culture and society.

It is a valuable cultural experience for your family!

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