The "Skills & Talents" permit is granted to a foreign national who is likely to make, by virtue of her or her skills and talents, a significant and lasting contribution to the economic development of France and his or her home country.
The applicant will need to show a project in the form of a presentation to apply for this permit.
The "Skills and Talents" permit is valid for 3 years, is renewable & allows the holder to carry out any professional activity of their choice in connection with their project or business.
Only foreign nationals living legally in France or residing abroad may apply.
Applications must be submitted to the French Consulate in the applicant's country, if he or she lives out of France.
The holder's family members will be issued with a "Private and Family Life" permit allowing them to work.
The card is normally issued for a professional project.
A project is similar to a plan or a presentation & must be in detail and supported by all relevant documentation.
or likely to contribute in one way or another to the influence both of France and -directly or not of the applicant's country.
A project with the only purpose of studies will not be considered.
You are eligible for the "Skills and Talents" permit if you can show one the following economic projects:
Project here refers to business plan. Your business plan must be backed with sufficient financial resources that show you are able to execute the same.
Any Indian company likely to create jobs in France will be given priority.
The "Skills and Talents" permit can be issued to a foreigner named as a legal representative in an company if he meets the following cumulative criteria :
Minimum wage in France is currently about 1400 Euros per month.
The notoriety of the applicant will be taken into account to appreciate the influence. The applicant must be famous and well known.
1 month from date of submission. This is currently indicated on the consulate website, however process time could be much longer or much shorter depending on the applications being submitted at your consulate.
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