What are the identification numbers of a company?
Verified 01 January 2023 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)
Are you lost among the numbers that identify your company?
We explain how to find you and how therecognise.
You must provide these numbers when you steps and put them on your administrative documents.
You receive your company's identification numbers following your registration.
You have no requests to be done for receive.
Their assignment shall automatic.
You will find them in your personal space of Company formalities window on which you must complete your activity report.
For any questions about assigning your identification numbers and codes, you can contact Inpi.
Who shall I contact
This data public.
Anyone can find or find the Siren or Siret number of a company if necessary. The legal and financial characteristics of the companies are accessible to all. You can view them either on the companies Directory, or on the Insee website in its Sirene directory.
TheCompany Directory allows:
- Find the Siret or Siren number your company
- Find company info other than yours (legal, financial)
You will find in particular the intra-Community VAT number, the APE code, the Siret of all companies registered in France and all publications at Bodacc: titleContent
Company Directory: Find all company information
You can search by name, by number of Siret or by number of Siren.
You can also consult the Sirene directory and request a company's "identity card":
Sirene Directory Situation Notice
You can use the MyIdenum online service to enable your company's digital identity.
This service is linked to the Commercial and business Register (CHN).
MyIdenum: The recognised digital identity to access your online services
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- Trade Code: Articles D123-235 to D123-236Unique company Identification Number (Siren)
- Company Directory: Find all company information
- Search for an APE code in the French activity nomenclature (NAF)
- Sirene Directory Situation Notice
- Company formalities window
- MyIdenum: The recognised digital identity to access your online services
- LEI France
- Company creation: formalities for registering a business
- Intra-Community VAT number
- Company Creation: Choose and Protect company Name
- What is the Sirene directory?National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE)