Get ready for your stay

Living in Europe, Working in Europe | Entry conditions/visas | France

Did you find an opportunity in France? Let's see how to best prepare your stay! 

Follow our check-list explaining the first steps before and shortly after your arrival to France.


Make sure you have all your documents ready. It might be more difficult to get them once you arrive to France.

  • For researchers, the most important document is your host institution's hosting agreement. Consult the entry and visas section for more information.
  • Collect other essential documents for your stay: diplomas, birth certificate, marriage certificate, vaccination booklet, children's school records, driving licence, etc.