Living in France

Includes how to access healthcare, get a document legalised, lists of lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Apply for a European Health Insurance Card

    Apply for or renew your free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) online.

  2. France - list of translators and interpreters

    List of translators and interpreters in France.

  3. France travel advice

    Latest travel advice for France including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  4. France: lawyers

    List of English speaking lawyers in France and French Overseas Territories.

  5. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  6. How to buy property in France

    Advice for British people buying property in France, including information on legal advice, fraud, residence requirements, complaints and more.

  7. Living in France

    Official information British people moving to and living in France need to know, including residency, healthcare and driving.

  8. Monaco - List of English-speaking lawyers

    List of English-speaking lawyers in Monaco prepared by the British Embassy in Paris, France.

  9. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  10. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  11. Voisins Voices: a newsletter for the British community in France

    Voisins Voices is the newsletter for the British community living in France, published by the British Embassy in Paris.

  12. Voting when you’re abroad

    How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term