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Work authorisation of an employed foreigner in France

Verified 01 mai 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Additional cases ? For an Algerian

The foreigner, who enters France to take up a paid job, must hold a work permit (also called work permit). Otherwise, he cannot be hired. The work authorisation may take the form of a visa or a residence permit or a separate document from the residence document. Penalties are provided for the employment of an illegal worker.

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