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France Business Credit Report Services
Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world.
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence.
The local International Company Search Partners are able to:
Assess local businesses trading activities.
Update information immediately if there are any changes.
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies.
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones.
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in France:
Location of company credit check service office(s) in France
Number of France Company Check staff?
How long have you been operating a France company search service?
Over 30 years
What type of business credit reports do you provide in France:
Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Both online and offline reports
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes
What are the business credit report delivery times in France?
Instant Online business credit report - No
Flash business credit report - 2 Working Days
Express business credit report – 3 Working Days
Normal business credit report – 5 Working Days
How many company registries are there in France for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?
Trade Registry is based in Paris
GDP Ranking: 7th
Population: ca 67 million
France’s main industries include Machinery chemicals automobiles metallurgy aircraft electronics textiles food processing tourism.
Main Trading Partners of France:
Do business credit reports contain negative information?
Yes, the reports include negative information
Do you provide consumer credit reports in France?
Available Upon Request
Specialist Debt Recovery Service France No Win No Fee
There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including France debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert France debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of France debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local France debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service.
France Tracing No Find No Fee Tracing Service
Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including France tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace.
Specialist Business Credit Report Experts
There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including France business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports.
France Company Registry Name
Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSEE)
France Company Registry Address
Date Company Registry Established in France:
Language(s) of France Company Registry
Number of Company Registries in France
1 company register in France
Can you search companies online for free in France?
Related Associations in France:
Register of Commerce (Infogreffe) (in French)
French Greffe of the Tribunal de Commerce of Paris
Journal officiel de la République française – Bulletin of Obligatory Legal Announcements (in French)
Official Bulletin of Civil and Commercial Notices (Bodacc) (in French)
Autorité des marchés financiers – Decisions and financial disclosures database (BDIF)
What information can I view for free at France Company Registry:
France Company Status - État
France Company Name - Dénomination
France Registered Address - Adresse
France Business Activity - Activité principale exercée
France Number of Employees - Tranche d'effectif
What information is included in a France Company Profile / Extract?
France Company Name
France Type of business
France Company Address
France Contact information
France Company Activity
France Share capital
France Board members
France Balance sheets and financial statements
Do you need to register / sign up at the France Company Registry?
Number of Registered Companies in France
Over 20,900,000 companies registered in France
How to Register / Incorporate a company in France?
You can register a company in France through a France company formation agent.
Minimum share capital (private limited) in France
EUR 1 is minimum share capital in France
What is the Corporate tax rate in France?
33% is corporate tax rate in France
What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in France?
20% is VAT rate in France
Types of Companies in France:
Legal entities in France:
Société anonyme (SA) – joint-stock company
Société par actions simplifiée (SAS) – “simplified” Joint-stock company
Société à responsabilité limitée (Sàrl) – limited liability company
Entreprise unipersonnelle à responsabilité limitée (EURL) – limited liability company (only 1 founder)
Société en Commandite par Actions (S.C.A.) – joint-stock partnership in commendam
Unincorporated companies in France:
Microentreprise – individual entrepreneur
Société civile (SC) – unlimited partnership
Société civile immobilière (SCI) – property management association
Société en nom collectif (SNC) – registered partnership
Société civile professionelle (SCP) – partnership of freelancers
Société en commandite (SCS) – limited partnership
France Company Documents Available:
Current extract from France Commercial Register
Historical extract from France Commercial Register
Corporate documents from France Commercial Register
Annual financial statements France Commercial Register
What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in France?
Autorité des marchés financiers (France) (AMF)
Organisme pour le registre unique des intermédiaires en assurance, banque et finance (France) (ORIAS)
French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution - ACPR)
French Takeover Panel
What are the Stock Exchanges in France?
Euronext in Paris
Can you order a France Apostille Certificate?
Yes, France agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, France accepts the Apostille Certificate for France Company Registry Search Documents in place of any further legalisation process.
France signed up to the Hague Convention on 24th January 1965.
France Company Registry Search
All local France Company searches can be under taken via our France Company Registry search. Where there is more than one France Company Registry an France company search will be made via a local France company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many France company searches can be made on line but in some cases the France company search needs to search the local France company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients.
France Company Documents
The France Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the France company registry. Alternatively you can order France company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the France Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an France company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email.
France Certificate of Good Standing
The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local France company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the France Certificate of Incorporation or the France Memorandum of Association..
France Private Investigation Work
There are many reasons for the need to use our France private investigator or France process server. We partner with fully approved local France private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including France skip tracing and France document serving where required.
France Company Formations
There are many reasons why our clients need to use our France company formation services. Through our fully approved local France company registration agent the France company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary France company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required.
"We are pleased with the friendly and efficient service of Adrian Harding and staff at Creditreform in collecting outstanding overdue debts on our behalf. Some accounts, especially those located overseas have been difficult customers but we are pleased with the high rate of success. We also appreciate that they keep us informed and constantly updated on the progress of the collection"
Bryan De Beer, Phoenix Fragrances