French SCI : guide for the non resident

Introduction to the SCI’s guide for the non resident.

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There is no restriction concerning the nationality in order to be either a partner and/or a director of a french Société Civile Immobilière (“SCI”).
The non resident and/or foreign partner has no obligation whatsoever to be domiciled in France.
Therefore a person (either an individual or a company) who has no residence in France and is not resident in France may well be a partner and/or a director of an SCI.

This SCI’s guide for the non resident will review some of the more common aspects and provide some information on the legal vehicle if you wish to incorporate one


Contact Maître Benjamin A. Kergueno, Attorney at Law today if you are willing to incorporate an SCI when buying a property on the French Riviera. Maître Benjamin A. Kergueno, LL.M will provide you with a full set of informations and with the adequate counsels for reaching your objectives.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced lawyer regarding the SCI’s aspects under french law, please contact us.


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