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IMPACT – HIGH
What is the change? Under France’s recently implemented immigration overhaul, intracompany transferees (formerly salarié en mission détaché) can no longer renew their status after three years.
What does the change mean? After three years, the ICT must either depart France and apply for a new ICT work permit or apply in-country to change status to Talent Passport – EU Blue Card or Talent Passport – Salarié en mission (on local payroll).
Background: France recently implemented an overhaul of its immigration categories and procedures. Among the changes, the category of ICT détaché is limited to three years maximum. Previously, ICTs on secondment could renew for additional three-year permits.
Under the new law, the options beyond three years are:
BAL Analysis: Multinational companies with ICTs assigned to France are encouraged to discuss their options with their BAL professional.
This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group and our network provider located in France. For additional information, please contact your BAL attorney.
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