Visa for Foreign Domestic Workers to France [fr]

STAFF EMPLOYED PRIVATELY BY A FOREIGNER OR A FRENCH NATIONAL TRAVELING WITH HIS/HER EMPLOYER TO FRANCE FOR A SHORT PERIOD (LESS THAN 90 DAYS)

According to French legislation, the employee’s salary cannot be lower than the SMIC [minimum wage], amounting to a gross hourly rate of 9,67 euros as of 1st January 2016 (1466,62 euros monthly on the basis of 35 working hours per week). Any employee working in France needs to be registered to the URSSAFF, even for very short periods:http://www.tpee.urssaf.fr/tpeewebinfo/cms/lang/en/page200.html

The case arising, the DIRECCTE may request photocopies of previous salary slips and/or proof of URSSAF tax payment.

The employee has to apply for the visa with the following supporting documents:
- 1 Schengen visa form duly filled in
- 1 colour ID picture, passport size with white background
- Valid passport (3 months validity after the return from your trip)
- 1 copy of the Singaporean work permit
- 1 copy of the employment contract
- Financial guarantee letter from the employer to take full responsibility for travel expenses
- Employer’s last 2 months bank statements
- 1 copy of the ID page of employer’s passport and 1 copy of employer’s Schengen visa if applicable
- Plane ticket or confirmed booking with detailed itinerary of both the employer and the employee (return ticket)
- Travel insurance (healthcare / emergency hospitalization / repatriation, coverage for at least 30 000 EUR) valid for the whole trip together with details of the coverage
- Sworn affidavit signed by the employer to register with URSAFF 5See translation here)

Processing time is usually 5 working days from the appointment date.
Note: we cannot issue a visa more than 3 months before your departure date.

Dernière modification : 09/11/2016

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