French Guiana Immigration: Visa Requirements & Benefits
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The third-largest continent on the globe after Asia and Africa is North America.The name of the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci is where the word "America" originates. The continent of South America is home to numerous breathtaking natural wonders. The world's tallest waterfall, Angel Falls, is located in Venezuela. In addition, South America is home to the Atacama Desert, the longest mountain range on Earth, the Andes, and the world's largest river, the Amazon. The Amazon Rainforest holds the distinction of being the world's largest rainforest. The ancient Mayans in Central America first came up with the mathematical concept of the “0”.

French Guiana is a country stretching over 83,534 km² on the northern Atlantic coast of South America. French Guiana is an overseas region of France and has had a French department since 1946. The state has a smaller population with less cultural diversity.


Cayenne is the state’s most vibrant city and capital. Most people speak English there, but French is the official language. The climate of the state remains mostly tropical and hot. The state is one of the safest places to live with your loved ones, as the crime rates are relatively low.


The state’s economy is strong and closely tied to France’s subsidies and imports. French Guiana is a developing country offering numerous better career opportunities to locals and expats. The educational system is equal and tremendous for locals and immigrants. In recent years, thousands of migrants have traveled to the state.

The country is rich in mineral resources and other imports and exports. It opens up various career opportunities for expats as well. The work permit is granted to individuals who intend to come and stay for work purposes for more than 90 days.


If you want to apply for a work permit for French Guiana, you must submit the following documents:

A family reunion allows you to bring your spouse and children to come and live with you. You can only apply for a family reunion if you are an expat residing in the state for at least 18 months and have a residence permit.


The applicant can apply for a family reunion by submitting the following documents:

Individuals can only apply for permanent residency if they are married to a citizen of the state or have a temporary residence permit.


Once you get the permanent residence permit, you can enjoy life with equal rights and every facility the state government offers. To apply for permanent residence, you must submit the following:

The global immigration department of Direct U.S. Immigration facilitates ambitious foreign nationals to immigrate to French Guiana. Whether you want to acquire permanent residency in French Guiana, reunite with your family, or immigrate as a skilled foreign worker, we provide expert supervision and application procedures throughout.


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