Who are the companies eligible to use this Visa for their employees?
To be eligible the company must:
(1) Be registered in France and present your SIRET number (a 14 digit number all French companies have)
(2) Check one of the following requirements
Has the “Young Innovative Enterprise (JEI)” status. (FYI this is a package of tax credits and social contribution exemptions we offer to our R&D-heavy startups)
Received specific state funding* for innovation within the last 5 years
Backed by a French VC*
Part of a cohort of a partner Accelerator/Incubator*
Is part of the current cohort of Pass French Tech
*This list, updated regularly throughout the year, can be accessed via this link.
Looking for a hyper-growing startup employer?
Amongst the companies eligible to recruit international talent via the French Tech Visa, discover the companies chosen as part of a program called "Pass French Tech", selected for their hyper-growth status.
This list of companies will be updated regularly as more companies join the program. Companies are chosen primarily for their hyper-growth status and fundraising history. French startups within the Digital, Industry, and HealthTech sectors can find more information about joining the program on the French Tech website.