The French bank account will facilitate your day to day life : it is requested
•for health insurance reimbursement
•housing subsidies payment
•buying a SIM card and so on
For residence permit renewal, you will be asked to give your Bank statements in French.
Moreover, if you have a French bank account, your bank can also provide you with housing insurance which is mandatory when you rent an apartment in France.
You will soon be able to complete a Bank account booking form with our bank partners :