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The best way to settle in France

Discover the key information to prepare your settling in France

Welcome to France

Welcome to France, your new country. The country of all projects, ambitions, accomplishments. Whether you settle on your own, with your partner, with or without kids, to work or retire, we are by your side to support you. Administrative procedures, functioning of the healthcare system, tax domiciliation rules or specificities of the school system, discover all the key information you will need to settle in France.

And welcome to HSBC Continental Europe

Our team is ready to welcome you: 

  • Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm(1)
  • By phone, email, video call or face-to-face on the Champs-Elysées
  • English speaking staff specialised in helping international clients 
  • They can help you before, during and after you open your account 
  • They can also help your family if you wish.

(1) Except public holidays

We're here to help you find the answers and while you're at it, tell us how we could do better.