French Health Care for Expatriates   Several international surveys have described French health care as amongst the best in the world. Subject to qualifying conditions, this is available to everyone resident in France –…

Making wills in France.   Anyone owning property that is governed by French succession law should make a French will. If you die domiciled in England, French succession law will only apply to your land/buildings…

Before doing any business in France, you should carefully research the main issues (outlined below) which are involved. French language, law, local and national bureaucracy, culture and taxes may all be initially unfamiliar, but must…

  French Regional Elections France is administratively divided into 26 regions, which are subdivided into between two and eight departments. Languedoc-Roussillon is made up of five departments, Hérault, Gard, Aude, Lozère, and Pyrénées-Orientales. Each region…

New French Driving licences The old pink paper driving licence is to be replaced over several years, starting in 2013 by a new ‘credit card’ style digital licence. New licences will have a photo which…