French customs & traffic violations

  • VAT Refund

    Non-residents of the European Union who visit France are entitled to claim a tax refund (value added tax or VAT) for eligible goods s/he takes home.
    In order to take advantage of the tax refund, you must comply (...)

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  • Visiting France with domestic pets

    The decree published July 19, 2002 in the Official Journal of August 2, 2002 (in the Ministry of Agriculture section), sets the rules for importing and trading carnivore pets (dogs, cats, ferrets), from a third (...)

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  • Traffic violations in France

    Payment of a traffic ticket issued by a radar.
    If you have received a fine issued by the French Ministry of Economy and Finances, you can pay it on the secured website www.amendes.gouv.fr, using the Firefox or (...)

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