France - Country Commercial Guide
Establishing an Office

Includes steps involved in establishing a local office.

Last published date: 2019-10-13
Establishing a subsidiary/branch office in France is advisable for some industries. The French government encourages the formation of new enterprises. In conjunction with the Paris Chamber of Commerce, chambers throughout the country and business incubators, the French government offers extensive counseling and assistance in setting up an office in France. Detailed “how to” guides are available from the various chambers of commerce and numerous American consulting firms present in France.

Key Links:
Doing-Business in France
Chambers of Commerce and Industries
 (Local Centers for Setting-up a Company)