Freedom of movement


Country Report: Freedom of movement Last updated: 18/03/21


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Beneficiaries of protection are entirely free to settle in any part of the French territory. They are not restricted to specific areas. During COVID-19, restriction of the freedom of movement was the same for all people in France, including beneficiaries of international protection.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation