This comprehensive checklist is for Americans planning to relocate to France. It summarizes everything you need to think about before moving to France. Get started today!
Learn French writing conventions to improve your writing skills. These few rules won’t take too long to learn and they’ll make your writings look much more professional.
What are the best French cell phone plans for American expats? Can you use your French plan when you travel to the United States or Canada?
This comprehensive guide explains how phone plans work in France. Learn what to look for before signing up for a plan, how to keep your phone number, roaming fees or how to cancel your subscription…
Have you ever noticed how some English words mean something totally different in French? The French use many English words in a rather unexpected way for English speakers.
Do American expats in France need to get travel insurance for the U.S. when going back to visit? Are they covered by carte Vitale and mutuelle?
Use this glossary of French insurance vocabulary to better understand your French travel insurance policy.
French don’t use inches, feet, gallons or degrees Fahrenheit. Learn about French measurements and how to convert them into U.S. metrics.
This article describes how to port a U.S. phone number to a Google Voice number. Thanks to Google Voice, you can keep your U.S. phone number while living abroad.
Make sure that your U.S. cell phone can work in France. Find out why you should keep a U.S. number when living abroad.
Learn how to write numbers in French. This articles compares writing numbers in French with writing numbers in American English.
This article talks about French naming conventions. Can French give any last name to their child? Why is your maiden name on your French DL?
Learn French road signs visually with side-by-side American-French traffic sign pictures and their meanings in English.
This is a guide for Americans driving in France. Find out the major differences between driving in France and driving in the U.S. and learn useful French traffic signs.
Are you familiar with the French driving point system? This article explains how to check your points or contest a a traffic fine. You’ll also learn about probationary permits and how to order a new driver’s license.
Learn the ins and outs of the French driving test: Should you use a driving school? How many points do you need to pass? Can you take the test in English?
This article delves into healthcare for Americans holding or applying for a French long-stay visitor visa. Can VLS-TS and VLS-T visitor visa holders get Carte vitale?
What is an FBAR? This comprehensive guide on FBAR filing explains how to file in 4 easy steps, with the use of simple examples.
This handbook gives you precise instructions on how to get a French driver’s license as an American.
This French glossary contains terms related to dental and oral care. Use it when you visit your dentist in France.
Learn about filing taxes as an American expat in France. This guide teaches you how to be compliant with the IRS requirements.
These 6 French Official Websites provide practical answers to your day-to-day life in France. Whether you are separating, having a baby, moving out or you have parking tickets to pay, learn where to find the right answers today!
Get a prepaid eSIM for France to have a French phone number as soon as you land! Learn about the advantages of dual SIM functionality when traveling abroad.
Do you need an air quality certificate in France? Read this FAQ to make sure you comply with the anti-pollution law when driving in France.
Learn the most common French acronyms organized by category.
This FAQ answers questions about driving in France with a US driver’s license. How long it’s valid, can you exchange it, can you rent a car in France..and more!
Use this French television vocabulary list when you are ready to get a TV subscription.
How can you watch American tv in France? Don’t give up on your favorite shows because you’re living in France.
This guide explains why and how to use a VPN in France.
This article tells you what to expect when you go to the doctor in France and how to make a doctor appointment.
This is a list of French words and sentences to use during a doctor’s visit in France. Learn how to describe your symptoms.
This list of French words and sentences can help you when you set up a phone plan in France.
Learn the French translations of the different pharmaceutical forms with this glossary.
This French glossary of medical tests can help you understand medical tests written on a French prescription.
This articles lists some very commonly used French slang. Learn how to use and understand French slang with full translated sentences.
This article talks about what is worth bringing when moving to France from the U.S. Should you bring electrical devices? Ship your car? Bring bed linens?
Any language has its own colorful expressions. Have some fun learning French idioms used everyday.
This is a guide about getting a long-stay visa for France. Who needs a visa? When should you apply? Do you need a residence permit?
This is a list of French visa terms with their English translations.
Living abroad means that you’ll need to transfer money from your home country at some point. Find out the benefits of using Wise as an expat.
This French glossary contains healthcare facility terms. Increase your vocabulary today!
This article helps you find an affordable health insurance for your French long-stay visa.
This is a list of 40 faux amis that you need to know. Don’t assume you can use a French word just because it sounds or looks like an English word.
This is a guide to help you buy a SIM card that you can use in France. Learn how SIM cards work in France.
This is a French glossary of health insurance terms to help you understand the French healthcare system.
This articles covers all aspects of French medical prescriptions: what’s on it? Do they expire? Are they valid outside France?
This French glossary contains terms related to vision. Use it when you visit your eye doctor.
This French glossary of health professionals with their English translations will help you navigate the French Healthcare system.
Where do you start when you are ready to setup internet at your new place? Which provider should you pick? What are the different fees involved? Is it easy to cancel your internet subscription? Read this guide to get your questions answered.
This glossary lists all the French terms related to internet with their English translations.
This guide explains the different internet technologies in France. Depending on where you live, you do not have access to all the internet providers and technologies. Have you heard of “zône dégroupée”?
This is a comprehensive guide to help you pick a top-up insurance in France. Learn how to read benefit charts to get the best mutuelle.
Healthcare costs are much lower in France than in the U.S. Is it worth it getting a mutuelle?
This FAQ answers most questions about French Carte Vitale. What is it? Who is eligible? Read on and find out!
French pharmacies are very different from American pharmacies and I’ll tell you how in this article.
This detailed guide teaches you how to order a U.S. birth certificate online. You will learn how to get a document apostilled and translated to meet the requirements of French institutions.
Pacs is a very unique French concept. This article explains how Pacs compare to marriage and what the obligations of a Pacs are.
Follow the instructions from this guide to enroll into the French healthcare system and obtain your carte Vitale.
This French glossary lists the most current illnesses (including kids diseases) with their English translations.
This guide explains how the French healthcare system works and how to navigate the system.
Learn the names (in French) of the different accents and punctuation signs.
Learn the ins and outs of renting in France. How to search for a rental? What charges and fees for tenants? Should you get a renter’s insurance?
This money transfer glossary lists all the French terms related to transferring/converting money with their American translations.
Learn how to type French accents with a QWERTY keyboard on a Mac or a PC.
Getting familiar with French documents will help you conquer French bureaucracy.
This renting glossary lists all the French terms related to renting a place with their American translations.
This bank glossary lists all the French terms related to banking with their American translations.
How to bank in France as an American? Why would you need a French bank account? What are the different types of accounts?