Simple, quick and secure: with the guichet-entreprises.fr service you can complete your administrative formalities online.
Choosing the legal status for your business, protecting your business name, finding out what help is available from the state…
All the practical information you need to launch your activity as a micro-entrepreneur.
Complete all the administrative formalities to register (whichever legal status you have chosen), modify or close your business.
The guichet-entreprises.fr online service encourages business creation in France by enabling anyone to complete the formalities necessary to create their activity (registration, applications for licences or permits, etc) all in one place and online. This is the official government website for creating, modifying or closing your business activity, set up by the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance.
Making administrative formalities easier means encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit in France.
Builder, restaurant-owner, nurse or baker… before launching your business, find out all you need to know about the formalities and conditions applicable to a regulated activity in France.
Check our fact sheets to see whether yours is a regulated activity:
Guichet-entreprises.fr simplifies your administrative formalities by offering clear information and a personalised pathway.
The service records and then transfers the information you provide to the appropriate centre for business formalities (CCI, CMA – chamber of trades and artisans, Urssaf, Greffiers des Tribunaux de Commerce – clerks of the commercial courts, Chamber of Agriculture or the National Chamber of Inland Water Transport). All the authorities involved in business creation – the department responsible for business and company tax, Urssaf, INSEE, etc – are informed by the CFE. You will then receive your Siren number (business identification number), APE (business sector) code, VAT number etc.
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This online service has been designed to make it easier for you to create your business. All you need to do is answer the questions concerning your future business, attach the necessary supporting documents and pay any fees that may be required. Your file is then automatically sent directly to the appropriate authority for processing.
Create and manage your application via the website, save it and come back to complete it later…
Complete all the necessary formalities online via a secure platform, from your own home or office!
When registering with the RCS (Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés – register of commerce and companies) or RM (Répertoire …
The CFE (centre for business formalities), INSEE, business and company tax department, Urssaf…
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We encourage business creation and professional mobility within France and throughout Europe.
Guichet-entreprises.fr is the official single contact point for business creation and a member of the EUGO network set up by the European Commission. It provides all the information you need about the conditions applicable to your business if your activity involves a regulated service. And if you need official recognition of your professional qualification, guichet-qualifications.fr is the website to visit!