France is a big and important market for e-commerce sellers, therefore getting registered here might be a necessity. Please read more information on this topic in the following article.
MariaLast Updated on 20 July 2022
Who has to register for VAT in France?
Since the new EU-side threshold of 10.000 was introduced, companies have to get registered for VAT in France when this was reached. Distance sales below this threshold are to be taxed at the local VAT rate and can be paid in the home country.
What information is required for a VAT registration in France?
For the registration the Tax Authorities in France specific documentation forms will submitted along with the following documents:
- VAT certificate from your home country
- Business register extract confirming your companies validity
- Article of Association
- Bank account details confirmation
How long does a VAT registration in France take?
The average processing time of the VAT registration is 8-12 weeks.
What do I have to do, if I want to get registered or if I am not sure if I need to get registered in France?
We can support you with both.
If you are not sure, whether you need a registration in France, you can book a free consultation (CTA), where we will evaluate together your situation and give you advice how to proceed next.
If you know, that you need a VAT registration, we can support you with this. Please see our internal pricing and reach out to our Sales team for more information.
Do you want to read more about this topic, please read here another article with more examples.