The EU Blue card is to facilitate entry, work and residence of the third-country citizens in France, for highly qualified work.
Conditions to become a holder of EU Blue Card:
The situation for employment is not enforceable.
The qualified workers should have:
Permit given to a worker:
- A diploma showing that at least a 3 year higher education, which is given by the recognized education institution by the state where it is located or proof of a 5 year professional experience in a compared level
- Contract of employment for more than one or one year and it must be covered with the workforce of a Foreign Service in France.
- The payment for monthly salary to a minimum of 1.5 times of the average gross salary which is taken as reference, this is determined yearly by the order of the minister of Immigration.
The temporary permit for residence marked European blue Card; it is valid for 1 to 3 years based on the period of employment contract, which can be renewed under same conditions.
Among the first 2 years once after the holders are given a European Blue Card, they can also practice the occupation which they have admitted under the scheme.