I have been sponsored to apply for a work visa in France which starts in September. However, I would like to move to France in August for preparation. So, I am considering the following plan:
- In addition to the work visa, I will apply for a tourist visa.
- Use the tourist visa to enter France in August.
- Stay in France until the work visa expires.
My questions are:
Q1. Is this plan legal/feasible?
Q2. Do I need to leave France and re-enter in September to ``activate'' the use of the work visa?
Thank you very much!