Artistic and cultural profession residence

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Applicant will be issued with a long-stay visa bearing the statement “passeport talent” “profession artistique et culturelle” (Skilled residence permit - artistic and cultural profession). In the two months following your arrival in France,  you can apply for a multi-year residence permit. The period of validity will be based on the nature and duration of the engagements and/or employment contracts you present and will be valid for a maximum period of four years.

If the duration of your stay is less than twelve months, you will be issued with a long-stay visa, equivalent to a (VLS/TS) residence permit, bearing the statement “passeport talent” (with no other statement). You must validate it in the three months  following your arrival in France.

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Duration

48 months

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Citizenship

84 Month(s)

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Fees

110

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P. Residency

60 Month(s)

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Processing time

8 weeks

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COMPLEXITY

Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Artistic and cultural profession residence?

4 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must work as a performer for a period exceeding three months on French territory justified by one or more employment contracts declared.
  • Applicant must provide proof of financial resources, primarily originating from your activity, for the period of your planned stay i.e. an amount at least equivalent to 70% of the minimum legal wage in France for a full-time worker for every month you stay in France. Example: contract with a gallery, artistic commission, etc.
  • In addition to the resources generated by your activity, your own resources, up to a limit of 49% of the total resources required, may be also be considered.
  • Applicant must have clean criminal record.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Artistic and cultural profession residence?

6 Document Required

  • CERFA form n°14076*01 or 14571*05, duly completed, dated and signed.
  • ID photographs (2).
  • If you are not a national of your country of residence, please provide proof of your legal residency in this country (e.g. residence permit, etc.).
  • Travel document, valid for at least three months after the planned date of return.
  • CERFA form with the documents listed on it and sent to you by your employer, employment contract(s) of at least three months duration, over a maximum period of twelve months with company(ies) or establishment(s) whose principal activity involves the creation or exploitation of works of intellectual spirit.
  • Proof of your financial resources, primarily originating from your activity, for the period of your planned stay i.e.an amount at least equivalent to 70% of the minimum legal wage in France for a full-time worker for every month you stay in France.

Talent Migration data for France

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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