The new French Tech visa program
The French Tech Visa is a dedicated procedure for obtaining a Talent Passport residence permit in the 3 categories that concern Tech talents:
- international startup founders, selected by partner incubators and accelerators,
- international talents recruited by hyper-growth companies selected on the basis of the beneficiaries of the Pass French Tech program
- and international investors setting up in France.
Why this French Tech Visa procedure?
In the international competition, the ease of access to a residence permit is a fundamental point to attract international Tech talents; this point is all the more important as the efforts of promotion and attraction of talents engaged since 6 years are today arousing a lot of interest internationally.
The simplicity, speed and clarity of administrative procedures for obtaining a residence permit are important criteria for applicants and for the international reputation of our country.
French entrepreneurs need to recruit the best in their teams, wherever they come from. Therefore, they are looking for anything that can help them bring tech talent to France to work with them in the future.