Survival Guide For Foreign Entrepreneurs in Paris / Station F

Survival guide for foreign entrepreneurs in Paris

Bonjour and hello. Welcome to Paris! Here’s a guide to help foreign entrepreneurs or startups to settle down in Paris or France. It is particularly useful if you’ve been invited to the Station F, Founders Program or their other sister startup programs.

The articles in this compilation were updated on Feb 2020 so please take into consideration that some things might have changed.

Applying For French Residence Permit (Titre de Sejour a.k.a Carte de Sejour)

Getting Your First French Mobile Number

Opening a Personal Bank Account (For Station F Entrepreneurs)

Opening a Corporate Bank Account in Paris

Housing Hack – Getting Proof of Address in Paris

Getting a Guarantor for Housing in Paris

Incorporating a Company in Paris (SAS/SASU)

Melvin Wong

Melvin Wong is the Founder of Kodorra. He's an award-winning entrepreneur with global business experience in 17 countries covering U.S, Europe, Asia and South America. Melvin sold his online sports games company to an American/Japanese company in Los Angeles.

Having been a speaker, mentor and judge at numerous entrepreneurship events and competitions, Melvin embodies the “pay it forward” principle where he finds time to educate and assist upcoming entrepreneurs and professionals to be all they can be.