Before relocating to Paris it is worth doing some research. Paris is the capital and most populated city in France. Paris is situated on the river Seine in the North of the country. The distance between Paris to the South of Calais is 178 miles and 190 miles North East to Brussels. Paris is well known for its iconic architecture such as the Eiffel Tower; the Arc de Triomphe – which guards the Champs-Élysées, Paris’s most glamorous avenue; the famous Notre Dame cathedral and the industrial-style Centre Pompidou.

When relocating to Paris you will already know Paris has a reputation for glorious food and stylish shopping. The city also has one of the greatest art collections in the world with artworks by Picasso, Renoir, Monet, Manet, Dalí and Van Gogh all on public display.

Visa requirements when relocating to Paris

Citizens of the European Economic Area (European Union (EU), Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland do not require a work permit. Eligibility for a work permit is usually dependant on employment status, it is usually necessary for expats to find employment before relocating. Expats may need their prospective employer to obtain the permit on their behalf.

Currency when relocating to Paris

The official currency in France is the euro (€). One euro is divided into 100 cents.

Time difference when relocating to Paris

GMT +1

Useful facts when relocating to Paris

Country: France
Official Language: French
Unit of measure: Metric
Electricity supply: 220 volts, 50Hz. European two-pin plugs are standard.

Emergency numbers:

European emergency number – 112
Specialised emergency medical services – 15
Fire – 18
Police – 17

Travel connections when relocating to Paris

Airports: Charles de Gaulle Airport
Train stations: Gare du Nord
Main Road: A1 and A3 to the north, A5 and A6 to the south, A4 to the east and A13 and A10 to the west.

Major cities close to Paris: Versailles, Chartres, Reims.

Property prices when relocating to Paris

Average price per square metre in city centre – 9,300.00 €

As a general guide you will find property prices are influenced by location and demand. Your choice of location will be influenced by your place of work. Local agents would be the best place to start. The process of buying any type of property or land is strictly regulated, and the services of certain professionals are usually required for the process. The local estate agent should be able to give an estimation of all fees and the property charges the buyer will be responsible for when they become the owner.

Typical property prices in Paris

Average price per square metre in city centre – 9,300.00 €

Typical property rental prices in Paris
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre – 1,136.39 €
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre – 2,223.33 €

Property agents when relocating to Paris

Emile Garcin
24 Rue du Boccador
75008 Paris
T: +33 1 42 61 73 38

253 Rue Saint Honoré
T: +33 9 70 46 69 01

Propriétés Parisiennes  
95 Rue du Faubourg
T: +33 1 44 94 99 80

Local government offices when relocating to Paris

British Embassy
35, rue du Faubourg St Honoré
Paris Cedex 08
T: +33 (0) 1 44 51 31 00

Leisure & entertainment when relocating to Paris

Eiffel Tower
Champ de Mars
5 Avenue Anatole France
T: +33 892 70 12 39

Centre Pompidou
Place Georges-Pompidou
5004 Paris
T: +33 1 44 78 12 33

Basilique du Sacré-Cœur
35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre
75018 Paris
T: +33 1 53 41 89 00

Restaurants when relocating to Paris

80 rue de Charonne
75011 Paris
T: +33 1 43 67 38 29

14 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard
75005 Paris
T: +33 1 43 54 22 52

69 Rue des Gravilliers
75003 Paris
T: +33 1 44 61 91 95

Home entertainment & communication when relocating to Paris

Mobile phone

Education when relocating to Paris

UK Expats will often send their children to the American Schools, which teach the syllabus in English.

Relocation Companies

Location Strategy Solutions (LSS Relocation) was established in 1986. The Company has grown through innovation and excellent customer service provision and now includes many major international companies among its clients.

LSS is very much engaged with and involved in the world of national relocation and international relocation with memberships and council involvement within the ARPEuRA to name but a few. Through LSS’s long history within the relocation arena, deep rooted partnerships have been established across the globe allowing LSS to deliver to their corporate clients the right service for their particular needs, whether requiring seamless coordination across multiple jurisdictions or delivery in a single location.

We understand the need to combine a professional service with the personal touch, so important when dealing with the inherent stress of relocation and the particular requirements of each individual and family. Through maintaining our independence we can treat your employees as human beings and not a number in a database.

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