THE FRENCH TECH VISA, A NEW PROCEDURE FOR INTERNATIONAL TALENTS

France’s  Minister of State for Digital Affairs announced the launch of this new  initiative on Monday 18th during the Demo Day of International Start-ups  of the French Tech Ticket program. This event was dedicated to the  presentation of the French Tech Ticket Season 2 winners.

What is  French Tech Ticket ? It is a one year acceleration program by the French  government to help talented and entrepreneurial individuals from all  around the world to set up and develop their startup in France. In 2017,  180 entrepreneurs will be welcomed various French cities in 41 diferent  incubators! The program also facilitate the winners venue to France. In  addition was created “Passport Talent” in autumn 2016, which is a  residence permit facilitator created to legally facilitate foreign  workers and entrepreneurs stay in France.

The French Tech Visa  becomes a complementary program: Visa would be valid for four years on a  renewable basis, and covers the spouse of the main applicant. No work  permit is required. Talents will therefore benefit from a fast-track  procedure. Numbers of granted visa for employees is not set ye and could  increase with time. Be one of them!

FRANCE IS DEFINITELY READY TO WELCOME TALENTS

This  is definitely a great news for international tech talents wanting to  work in France! French startups growth is supported at the highest  level. Initative meant to bring down potential administrative obstacles  for international talents are multiplying. “This procedure shows the  world that France is open-minded, and that we also consider we have a  lot to learn from the world” said the French President during French  Tech Ticket Demo Day. “We have the responsability to create a positive  environment for the circulation of talents but also to share our  innovations with the world!”.

Now, international talents, we are waiting for you, apply here soon!