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Point of Single Contact: France

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Are you thinking about doing business in France? The following websites form the French point of single contact for business creation and the recognition of professional qualifications in France. The websites are also available in English.

Starting a business in France

The online service promotes business creation in France by enabling citizens to complete the required administrative procedures to start a business activity. For example:

  • registration
  • updating business information
  • ending a business

This service was initiated by the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance.

Recognition of your professional qualifications

The online service promotes professional mobility for residents of the European Union and the European Economic Area by providing full information on how to access and exercise a regulated activity in France, with a view to obtaining official recognition of their professional qualifications.

Both websites are also available in English, at and

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