High Quality Relocation Service

To help you relocate easily

FamilyZen helps future expatriates identify, select and prepare their new housing when moving to France. We ensure you a smooth move into your new expatriation.

As a Relocation agency, we do home search, bank account opening, school registration, find the right family activities and help with immigration procedures. We can also help you with a wide range of paperwork as a personal assistant.

We provide relocation services in Paris and its suburb, especially Saint Germain-en-Laye, Croissy, Saint Cloud, but also in the main French cities (Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Lille, Bordeaux, Rennes, Strasbourg etc). For more details about our team, you can check our map.

Our aim is to remove the stress relocating can cause in order to provide new comers with the best possible first impression of France.

Home search

  • Home search according to the client’s requirements
  • Visits of selected « good match » properties
  • Preparation of the rental application and follow-up
  • Assistance with the lease contract
  • Assistance of the formal hand-over of the property
  • Assistance with telephone, Internet, electricity connection and other utilities


  • Personalized assessment of needs and requirements with parents for each child
  • Introduction to the educational environment: public, private and international school systems
  • Personalized advice according to country of origin, culture and spoken languages
  • School visits, appointments with school’s faculty and administration
  • Assistance with registration process and follow-up until the arrival of the family


  • Best alternatives for activities, sports, music
  • Arrange for a babysitter, solutions for day care
  • Organise a birthday party

Administrative issues

  • Residence permits
  • Work authorizations
  • Visas and Extensions
  • Registration in Consular Office
  • Social Security registration
  • City Hall/resident registration
  • Bank account set up
  • Tax application forms and related services
  • Assistance with French paperwork and administration


  • Formal lease termination and reimbursement of security deposit
  • Inspection of the property
  • Cancellation of utility services
  • Cancellation of bank account, insurance policies, car registration, and residence permits
  • Contact with moving/transportation services