Moving to France, made easy.

French administration can be stressful. We’re here to help.

Your one-stop administration partner in France

We can help with every aspect of your move to France and make sure things go smoothly when you arrive.

Bespoke Relocation Service

This all-encompassing service covers every aspect of your transition to France, ensuring a smooth and efficient process as you integrate into the heart of French culture.

Administrative Assistance

We take the hassle out of long and sometimes complicated French administrative procedures, such as visas, healthcare, vehicle registrations and more.

Financial Advice

Our Financial team will help you fully understand your financial situation before you move to France, along with the implications of income tax, property wealth tax, inheritance, pensions, investments and Wills.

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Who do we help?

Our services help English speakers from all over the world who prefer not to deal with French processes themselves or feel more comfortable with a bit of expert assistance.

So whether you are planning your move to France or are already here, if you would like to save time and enjoy peace of mind, we’re your perfect admin partner.

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French Connections HCB strive to provide the most reliable and efficient relocation and admin services, without compromising on quality. We also aim to prove our expertise, fair prices and customer care, so that we continue our business relationship for many years, beyond the first service we complete.

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How to stand out from the crowd

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a big show like A Place In The Sun Live, here’s your chance to find out! So far this year, our team at French Connections HCB has been invited to take part in no fewer than 5 live events and we’ve said yes to all of them. It’s a great chance for us to meet

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Stalled by a complex vehicle registration

This week we introduce you to a couple who fell foul of French bureaucracy trying to register a car in France. British couple Suzi and Peter had lived in Hong Kong for 30 years before moving to Nice in the south of France in 2019. Suzi explains, “We needed to buy a car, but because we hadn’t been in France for very long, we couldn’t

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Language Tests Get Tougher For French Citizenship

The rumour of more stringent language tests for non-European people wanting to live permanently in France has been making ex-pats nervous for the past year or so, with rumours last month that a decision was imminent. It would seem that a decision has finally been made under the auspices of new immigration laws that were proposed in February 2023. At the time, the proposal was

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The Expat’s Roadmap to Running a Successful Business in France

France, known for its rich culture, gastronomy, and fashion, also boasts a flourishing business environment with a strong economy. And while the thought of starting a business in a foreign country might seem daunting, France offers substantial support for entrepreneurs, making it an appealing destination for expats with a business dream. But of course, as with any country, France has its own unique set of

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Your Ultimate Guide to Secure a French Driving Licence as an Expat

If you’re an expat who’s just made the exciting leap to living in France, you might be wondering about the ins and outs of driving in your new home. It’s no secret that France, with its picturesque countryside and sprawling vineyards, is a country best explored behind the wheel. However, before you embark on your French road journey, it’s crucial to familiarise yourself with certain

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Understanding the Two Pillars of French Property Tax: Taxe d’Habitation and Taxe Foncière

Diving into the world of French real estate can feel akin to navigating a maze—especially when it comes to understanding the intricacies of property taxes. In the French taxation system, two key property-related levies you need to acquaint yourself with are the Taxe d’Habitation and the Taxe Foncière.  These levies can have significant implications on your overall property cost and annual budgeting. This guide is

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