How to get a retirement visa for France from South AfricaDave Ackermann2020-08-17T15:21:32+01:00
Obtaining a retirement or longstay visa for France might be a lot easier than you think. Enjoy the French culture and landscape. Easy access to travel throughout the European Schengen area as a tourist without further visa requirements.
To obtain a French retirement visa you would need to meet these basic requirements:
No minimum age category.
An income of EU 15000 per annum (approx R310 000) + a good Health insurance for France.
Have available accommodation in France.
Submit an undertaking not to work in France.
Any nationality can apply.
The long stay visitor visa is issued for 1 year and is renewable indefinitely provided the income is maintained.
After 5 years of continuous residence you are eligible to apply for a 10-year residence card and even French citizenship.
From submission process typically takes 3-5 weeks.
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