Auto-Entrepreneur: A Tax Classification, Not a Visa Status

On more than one occasion I’ve gotten emails from people who use “auto-entrepreneur” and “profession libérale” interchangeably.  They aren’t interchangeable, and more importantly for readers of this blog, auto-entrepreneur is not a visa status.  It’s a tax classification, and not … Continue reading

The Path to French Citizenship Begins, or “Visitor No More”

I saw her place the green and white paper on top of my file.  It was the paper used to print a récipissé (the temporary document one uses for identification while waiting to get a permanent identity card).  Externally I … Continue reading