Kbis French Company Incorporation Certificate 2021

the importance of kbis

The Kbis is an official company document supplied by the Commercial Court. A Kbis functions as a company ID card and certifies that the company was correctly registered in the Commerce Court.

The Kbis, contains the following pieces of company information:

are you searching for an existing Kbis?

If you are searching for the Kbis of an existing French company, you can speak to the Commercial Court who will charge you a small search fee.  Alternatively, email [email protected]  and we can arrange this for you.

are you looking to register your French company?

We offer all Clients an initial free consultation at your convenience, to assess your requirements and to field all of your questions. Call 0203 124 1318 or email [email protected] to arrange your free no obligation consultation.

A Kbis is a mandatory form of corporate ID containing key information about your French company.

It may be requested by a wide range of companies including your clients, suppliers, distributors, banks and administrative partners for verification purposes.

If you require a new French company formation, we can assist. Contact us HERE

If you are looking for the Kbis of an existing French company. We can provide this to you via email. There is a €40 charge per document. To arrange this, please Contact us HERE

Most partners and administrations in France ask for a Kbis dated less than three months. This is the usual practice to ensure that the company is still registered at the Commercial Court.

Each certificate has a 9 digit number which is your company ID called a SIREN.
The SIRET is the number for your registered offices in France and the format is your SIREN + 5 digits.

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We provide every service you need to set up your business in France.  You choose the services to suit your business needs and we will make arrangements on your behalf.  No travel is required and our English-speaking international business experts can have your French company set up in as little as one week and at prices, you can afford.

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