Trade and Companies Register Formalities

Company formalities: incorporation, trade and companies register, modification of articles of association
Company incorporation

Undertake formalities for company incorporation: formalities, forms, practical forms You will be guided through each step of your process


Company modification

Modify the company information you declared to the RCS: change in company name, capital increase, transfer of legal seat… To do so, you need a RGS** certificate, as Certigreffe.


Striking off a company

Find out all you need to know about declaring the striking off of a trader as a physical person or a legal entity, company or entity with the Registry at the Commercial Court.


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Filing accounts

Mandatory filing of a company's annual accounts
Filing your annual accounts with the Registry at the Commercial Court is an obligation for companies entered on the Trade and Companies Register. This service is offered to company representatives and representatives.

Filing annual accounts can be undertaken quickly online. To access this service, you must have an electronic certificate and have created an account.

Registre des bénéficiaires effectifs

Depuis le 1°août 2017 les personnes morales qui s'immatriculent au RCS doivent déclarer les personnes physiques détenant, directement ou indirectement, plus de 25% du capital ou des droits de vote, ou, à défaut, la personne exerçant un contrôle sur les organes de direction ou de gestion au sein des sociétés. Les sociétés déjà immatriculées disposent d'un délai jusqu'au 1°avril 2018 pour accomplir cette formalité.

Order for payment

An order to pay is a procedure in order to respond to requests for the recovery of credits, without prior notice to the debtor. Infogreffe guides you in the procedure with the processes to follow, as well as all information and documents to be presented.

A request for an order to pay can be undertaken online, totally electronically or by way of a simple request (part completion online, printing and filing with the registry or posting to the Registry).


Simplify your procedures: online tracking of a procedure filed with the commercial court registry office; you can receive notifications by e-mail whenever there is a change of status. You may access a procedure at all times using the dossier number attributed when you initiate the procedure.
<strong>Guide</strong> to<br/>formalities

Guide to

Access our online guide. All formalities
to be undertake with the Registry at the Commercial Court are outlined: proces, procedures, documents
and deeds, forms
Forms<br/>& Templates

& Templates

Consult and download official forms, letter templates, template articles of association