As a student or working professional looking to rent a place in France, you are required to produce certain documents before you can be approved for accommodation. These documents make up what is known as a ‘rental file’. This file proves to the owner of the property you’re looking to rent that you not only have a right to be in the country but also that you have the means to pay your rent on time every month. It’s a good idea to have your rental file prepared in advance, and it’s important to ensure that your file is good if you want to secure your dream home in the quickest and most convenient way possible. In this article, we take a look at some of the best practices to follow when building your rental file.