Procedures Guide

The Procedures guide allows entrepreneurs and decision-makers to have a reliable, precise and up to date overview of legal procedures and measures concerning commercial formalities to be undertaken. It is broken down into 6 sections in which you can find information and documentation required for formalities with Registry Offices at the Commercial Courts.

Indication of joint collaborator (registration or removal of this reference)

The completed file, allowing the formal modification of the Trade and Companies Register linked to the notice (or to the deletion of this indication) of the spouse (married or civil partner) collaborator of a individual business owner must be filed either:
  • at the competent Commercial Formality Centre (CFE); or
  • directly at the registry office of the Commercial courtin application of Article R. 123-5 of the Commercial Code (procedure known as "Article 3" of Decree No. 96-650 of 19 July 1996).

This applies as well for the notice to the RCS and for its deletion, of the spouse (or a person linked through a civil relationship) of the sole or majority managing partner of a SARL or of a private practice company with limited liability.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION

The duly completed and signed P2 CMB forms.

For a SARL or SELARL, attach the M3 SARL-SELARL Printed Forms.

Proof of identity indicating marital state.

An original power of attorney of the business owner (or manager) if such did not himself sign the forms.

Prices

ENCLOSE A CHEQUE FOR 58.94 EUROS (INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS OWNER).

Cheques must be made payable to the relevant GREFFE DU TRIBUNAL DE COMMERCE, and attached to the application.

Cost breakdown for this formality

Registry office fees

VAT

INPI

BODACC

€44.20

€8.84

€5.90

€0.00

ENCLOSE A CHEQUE FOR 74.54 EUROS (SARL OR SELARL).

Cheques must be made payable to the relevant GREFFE DU TRIBUNAL DE COMMERCE, and attached to the application.

Cost breakdown for this formality

Registry office fees

VAT

INPI

BODACC

€57.20

€11.44

€5.90

€0.00

Fees of the registry office: postage fees of extracts included. INPI: National institute of industrial property (paid by the registry office). BODACC: Bulletin Officiel des Annonces Civiles et Commerciales (Official Journal of Civil and Commercial Announcements) (paid by the registry office).