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Posted by NYville - Created: 13 years ago
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Posted by TonyP-191937 - 13 years ago

I thought it was possible to pay France Telecom in cash at the agency.  You still need the EDF bill and the benediction but not the bank account.

Why not open a French bank account?  You only need to put a bit of money in it to pay the utility bills.  You dont need to be resident to have an account

Tony

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Posted by C J Flynn - 13 years ago

It may be worse than you think. It is tough to get a phone line without a gas/electricity bill from the EDF, a signed note from the property proprieter with a copy of his/her ID, and possibly something from your previous village priest declaring you of sound mind and spirit.At least that is what we needed when we moved here a few years ago. (OK-the phone company gave us dispensation for not knowing a priest.)Good luck,C J Flynn