Long-stay visa for salaried worker

Long-stay visa for salaried worker

For whom is this visa for?

This visa concerns :

Foreign salaried workers – general case

Foreign salaried workers – seasonal

Young foreign professionals

Foreign models

Workers posted abroad (excluding intra-group mobility)

Foreign salaried workers - intra-group mobility

Foreign salaried workers on assignment

Foreign artistes or technicians of live and recorded performances

Reminder

The procedure for bringing a foreign worker in France is initiated by the employer at the departmental directorate for labour and employment under which the company falls. It is only after the directorate has processed the application in France that the visa application may be submitted.

List of supporting documents to be submitted

Once the Visa Section receives the file sent by the Office français de l’immigration et de l’intégration (OFII), it contacts the foreign worker by telephone, post, or e-mail.

The applicant comes on the date fixed with the following documents:

1. An ordinary passport or other recognised travel document valid for at least three months from the expiry date of the visa applied for. This document must have at least two fresh pages. Please attach copy of previous and cancelled passports, if any.

2. Two Long-stay visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.

3. Three recent photographs of the applicant. Please check photograph specifications here.

4. The OFFII application form; the first part of the application should have been duly filled by the applicant. The surname and given name(s) must match exactly as they appear in the passport.

5. If you are resident in Pakistan, proof of regular stay in Pakistan.

Please note :
The modalities for submitting your application are provided in the communication letter asking you to submit your application.

This visa is subject to consultations with the central authorities in France.

Salaried artists under contract

Who is this visa for?

This visa concerns artist-performers and authors/producers of literary or artistic works who wish to apply for a long-stay visa to exercise a paid artistic activity in France or possess a contract concluded with a company or an organisation having artistic production or use of intellectual works as its main activity, stamped by the Regional Directorate for Companies, Competition, Consumption, Labour and Employment (“Direction Régionale des Entreprises, de la Concurrence, de la Consommation, du Travail et de l’Emploi– DIRECCTE”), or by a regional directorate for cultural affairs (DRAC) if it is any other type of contract.

When the shows are spread over several departments, the DIRECCTE of the place of the first show is competent for stamping the contract.

List of supporting documents to be submitted

1. An ordinary passport or other recognised travel document valid for at least three months from the expiry date of the visa applied for. This document must have at least two fresh pages. Please attach copy of previous and cancelled passports, if any.

2. Two Long-stay visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant.

3. Three recent photographs of the applicant. Please check photograph specifications here.

4. Documents and necessary permits for exercising a professional activity: e.g. a work contract bearing the DIRECCTE stamp or any other contract stamped by a regional directorate for cultural affairs (DRAC).

Please note :
The modalities for submitting your application are provided in the communication asking you to submit your application.

This visa is subject to consultations with the central authorities in France.

CERFA forms

Dernière modification : 31/12/2014

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