Relocating to France

Utilities

Setting Up Utilities in France: A Handy Checklist for Expats

Setting up utilities in your new French home is a key element of a successful transition into life in France. As an English-speaking expat, it is crucial to understand the process of selecting providers, managing utility contracts, and efficiently handling payments to ensure smooth operation of essential services like electricity, gas, water, internet, and home […]

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Relocation

10 Essential Tips for a Successful Relocation to France

Relocating to France presents a thrilling new chapter in life, filled with countless opportunities, beautiful landscapes, and rich cultural experiences. However, a successful transition requires thorough preparation and an understanding of the essential aspects of French living. In this listicle, we provide English-speaking expats with ten invaluable tips that cover crucial areas such as legal

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healthcare

A Comprehensive Guide to Healthcare for Expats in France

Relocating to France brings the excitement of a new adventure, and one of the most important aspects to prepare for is healthcare. In this comprehensive guide, we provide English-speaking expats with an in-depth look at the renowned French healthcare system. Find detailed information on obtaining social security, choosing a general practitioner, and understanding your health

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Healthcare in France for English-Speaking Expats

Moving to another country comes with its fair share of challenges, and healthcare is undoubtedly one of the most crucial aspects to consider when relocating. For English-speaking expats moving to or already living in France, adapting to the local healthcare system and ensuring their healthcare needs are met is essential for a smooth transition. In

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Currency Exchange

Understanding French Taxation for English-speaking Expats

Relocating to a new country presents many unique challenges, with one of the most significant being understanding and complying with local tax regulations. For English-speaking expats moving to or already living in France, getting to grips with the French taxation system is essential for avoiding potential financial pitfalls and ensuring a smooth transition to life

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Navigating the French Education System for English-Speaking Families

Relocating to France can be both exciting and challenging, particularly for English-speaking families with children who will be attending school in their new place of residence.  Understanding the intricacies of the French education system is crucial for ensuring your child’s smooth integration and success in their academic pursuits. From selecting the right school for your

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Increase your chances of staying in France for good

The prospect of not being allowed to stay permanently in France can be a source of great anxiety for people applying for a French visa.  Over the past three years, we have successfully applied for 1259 French resident permits (carte de séjour) for English-speaking clients from all over the world. Being French ourselves, we know

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An Englishman’s home is his castle in France

image source: @andre_and_lee_ Last September, we introduced you to Lee and his French husband André. They had just sold up in the UK and bought a Château in southwest France. Château Jostelle came complete with four hectares of forest and woodland, plus a 17th century building called the White House, an additional barn that was ripe for

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