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Set Up a Company in the Healthcare Sector in France

Updated on Wednesday 12th December 2018

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Set-up-company-in-the-healthcare-sector-in-FranceInnovation has made its way into many industries in France. One of these industries which excel in using innovative techniques is the French healthcare sector which is also one of the most productive economic segments in the country. With some of the greatest pharmaceutical companies in the world, France occupies a top position among the countries with a developed healthcare industry which still leaves room for improvement.

Foreign investors interested in starting a business in the French healthcare industry have plenty of options to choose from. Our company registration agents in France can offer information on the legislation covering the healthcare sector.

Registering a business in the healthcare industry in France

One of the most important laws related to the healthcare sector is the Commercial Code which offer legitimacy to companies operating in France. Foreign and local enterprisers must register a company with the Trade Register in order to do business in France. The healthcare sector also welcomes sole proprietors who can offer various medical services as long as they have the necessary qualifications. French companies offering medical services, on the other hand, can hire accredited specialists such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists. One of the special and most developed branches of the healthcare sector in France is innovation which boast a huge talent pool when it comes to engineers creating medical devices and equipment using state-of-art technologies.

Special requirements for French companies in the healthcare sector

Professionals working in the healthcare industry must register with some of the most important authorities in France, among which the Medical Council, The National Agency for Accreditation or the National Society of General Medicine.

Also, French companies operating in the healthcare industry must apply for special licenses, such as pharmaceutical permits when establishing a company in this segment.

For full information on the legislation and the licenses required to establish a company in the healthcare industry, please contact us. Our French company formation consultants can also assist with the company registration process.


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Call us now at +33 9 73 22 01 51 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Paris, France. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to France.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in France.



Starting a company in France can be difficult since it involves such complex procedures. The team from CompanyFormationFrance is very qualified and benefits from extensive expertise in this area.
Mihai Cuc, Partner of
Enescu & Cuc Law Firm
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