Country Summary

Country nameFrance
ISO codeFR
RegionEurope
Major carriersOrange, Bouygues Telecom, SFR, Free Mobile

Numbers Summary

Mobile Prefixes+337, +336
Toll-Free Prefixes+33805
National Prefixes+339

France: Local Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Proof of Local Address

  • Government-issued ID showing local address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit
Information Required

Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Documentation Required

Proof of Local Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID showing local address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative

Business Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Proof of Local Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing local address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Business Registration Number

Proof of Business Registration Number

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis)

Name of Authorized Representative

Proof of Identity*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf company in the Power of Attorney.

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative
Information Required

Business Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Documentation Required

Proof of Local Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing local address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Business Registration Number

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Registration Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis)
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf company in the Power of Attorney.

Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations or Public Hospitals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Organization Name

Proof of Identity

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Organization Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable

Proof of Local Address

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

SIREN Number

Proof of SIREN Number

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation

Name of Authorized Representative 

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative. Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

Information Required

Organization Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Organization Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable

Documentation Required

Proof of Local Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

SIREN Number

Documentation Required

Proof of SIREN Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Documentation Required

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative 

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative. Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

France: Mobile, National Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Address

Must be within France

Proof of French Address

  • Government-issued ID showing French address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit
Information Required

Address

Must be within France

Documentation Required

Proof of French Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID showing French address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative

Business Address

Must be within France

Proof of French Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing French address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Business Registration Number

Proof of Business Registration Number

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) 

Name of Authorized Representative

Proof of Identity*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the company in the Power of Attorney.

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative
Information Required

Business Address

Must be within France

Documentation Required

Proof of French Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing French address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Business Registration Number

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Registration Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) 
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the company in the Power of Attorney.

Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations or Public Hospitals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Organization Name

Proof of Identity

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Organization Address

Must be within France

Proof of French Address

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

SIREN Number

Proof of SIREN Number

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation

Name of Authorized Representative 

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative . Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

Information Required

Organization Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Organization Address

Must be within France

Documentation Required

Proof of French Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

SIREN Number

Documentation Required

Proof of SIREN Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Documentation Required

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative 

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative . Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

France: Toll-Free Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

French Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

French Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative

Business European Economic Area Address

Proof of Business European Economic Area Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing European Economic Area Address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

Business Registration Number

Proof of Business Registration Number

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) 

Name of Authorized Representative

Proof of Identity*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the company in the Power of Attorney.

Information Required

Business Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) showing name of Authorized Representative
Information Required

Business European Economic Area Address

Documentation Required

Proof of Business European Economic Area Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register showing European Economic Area Address
  • Utility bill
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

Business Registration Number

Documentation Required

Proof of Business Registration Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Extrait K-bis) 
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative shown on the K-bis, the company can execute a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative shown on the K-bis.  If a Power of Attorney is used,  you will need to submit a copy of the executed Power of Attorney and proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the company in the Power of Attorney.

Requirements for Non-Profit Organizations or Public Hospitals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Organization Name

Proof of Identity

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Organization Address

Proof of European Economic Area Address

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed

SIREN Number

Proof of SIREN Number

  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation

Name of Authorized Representative 

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative . Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

Information Required

Organization Name

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Organization Address

Documentation Required

Proof of European Economic Area Address

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register) 
  • Utility bill 
  • Tax notice
  • Rent receipt
  • Title deed
Information Required

SIREN Number

Documentation Required

Proof of SIREN Number

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Situation Statement (SIRENE register)
Information Required

Authorization of Authorised Representative

Documentation Required

Proof that representative is authorized to act on behalf of the organization

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Minutes of the general meeting electing Authorized Representative
  • Decree appointing Authorized Representative
  • Official document showing the Authorized Representative is duly authorized to act on behalf of the organisation
Information Required

Name of Authorized Representative 

Documentation Required

Proof of Identity of Authorized Representative*

Acceptable Documentation One of the following
  • Government-issued ID
  • Passport
  • Residence permit

Please contact Twilio Support if you are a Non-Profit Organization or Public Hospital Entity in need of phone numbers in France.

*If you cannot secure the proof of identity of the authorized representative, the organization/hospital can execute and submit a Power of Attorney signed by the authorized representative . Proof of identity of the person authorized to act on behalf of the organization must also be submitted.

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