Visas, “sponsors” and English tests… How French people manage to settle in London
TESTIMONIALS – Since Brexit, the procedure has become more complicated for French immigration applicants. However, this does not prevent a good number of them from continuing to take the plunge and embark on the adventure.
Gone are the days when you could just put your bags down in London and look for a job. Since Brexit, the French must submit to a visa procedure. A more complex process, but to which French nationals are beginning to get used… The French come first among the nationalities of the European Economic Area to have been granted a work visa in the United Kingdom, according to statistics from the British Home Office between June 2021 and 2022. Choosing the right visa is not the only test that awaits candidates for expatriation, as the French people we interviewed tell us.
Of all the permits, the skilled worker permit (“skilled worker”) is particularly popular…