Procedure How to obtain a Statistical Identification Number (NIS) from Monaco Statistics

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9 rue du Gabian

MC 98000 MONACO

Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone : (+377) 98 98 98 88

Fax : (+377) 98 98 87 59

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Principle and conditions

You must proceed to your statistical registration (NIS) when you start a business in the Principality.

This registration will be requested for your procedures with other Administrative services and public bodies (Department of Tax Services, Department of Employment, Monaco Social Funds) and also for :

  • Obtaining a telephone line from Monaco Telecom 
  • Subscribing an electricity contract from SMEG 
  • Open a bank account from a financial institution 
  • Withdrawing your recommended Post folds

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Obtaining and completing the form

This step is not necessary if your business has been registered on the Business Development Agency’s Trade Registers.

It therefore applies to the following activities:

  • Licensed professionals
  • Professional Independent Artist
  • Occasional artists
  • Associations, Federations, Foundations
  • Trademark, Licence Agreement
  • Property:
    • Rental of lock-up garages/parking spaces, rental of unequipped premises for commercial, industrial or administrative use
    • Ownership
    • Management of the private domain of a legal entity governed by public law
    • Power of attorney for management of a building

 

To get this form you can either:

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Collating the documents

Depending on the nature of your business, you will be asked to present the following documents:

SAM, SARL, SCS, SNC, PP (Natural Person)

  • The entry on the Trade and Industry Registry 

AR (Craftsmen), BA (Administrative Office), PR (Professional Activity)

  • Photocopy of ministerial authorisation to practise in the Principality.

AC (Commercial Agent)

  • The entry on the Special Register for Commercial Agents

Licensed professionals

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit
  • Medical and paramedical professions, legal professions: Photocopy of the publication in the "Journal de Monaco" of the Decree or Sovereign Ordinance or of the authorisation issued by the Director of the Business Development Agency authorising the practice of the profession in the Principality. Please note: In the case of a medical profession carried out on a one-off or occasional basis within a healthcare establishment based in the Principality, a copy of the authorisation issued by the Department of Health Affairs
  • Accounting professions, veterinary surgeons and architects: Photocopy of the publication in the "Journal de Monaco" of the Decree or Sovereign Ordinance authorising the practice of the profession in the Principality

Professional Independent Artist

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • A photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit
  • Photocopy of the lease for the premises if the activity is not carried out at home
  • Photocopy of API certification issued by the Department of Cultural Affairs

Occasional artists

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit
  • Photocopy of the lease for the premises if the activity is not carried out at home
  • References

Property

Rental of lock-up garages/parking spaces, rental of unequipped premises for commercial, industrial or administrative use

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the Monaco Identity Card or the residence permit of the natural person 

Owner of the property or manager of the legal person owning the property

  • Photocopy of the rental agreement
  • If the premises are sublet: 
    • Photocopy of the owner’s authorisation
    • Photocopy of the sublet rental agreement

Joint ownership

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of joint ownership arrangement registered with the Mortgage Service
  • Photocopy of the power of attorney for the management of jointly owned property if the proxy is a professional (managing agent, etc.)

Management of the private domain of a legal entity governed by public law

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the agreement delegating management or a copy of the management mandate

Power of attorney for management of a building

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the building management mandate granted by the owner to the proxy

Associations, Federations, Foundations

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of articles of association registered with the Department of Tax Services
  • Photocopy of the approval or of the receipt of declaration published in the official Journal de Monaco
  • Photocopy of the National Identity Card or the residence permit of the organisation’s President

Trademark, Licence Agreement

  • The "declaration of registration for Statistical Identification Number" form, duly completed and signed
  • Photocopy of the title deed for the trademark
  • Photocopy of the Monaco Identity Card or  the residence permit of the trademark owner, or the principal in the case of a licence agreement
  • In the case of proxies:
    • Photocopy of the Monaco Identity Card or the residence permit
    • Photocopy of a general or special power granted by the trademark owner

Sociétés civiles

  • Copy of the certificate of registration issued by the Business Development Agency
  • Photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit of the individual acting as the company’s legal representative
  • In the case of an authorised representative: a copy of the general or specific authority authorising the representative to carry out the procedure, together with a photocopy of the representative’s national identity card or residence permit

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Sending off or submitting the application

Once you have collated the documents, you can either:

  • Submit it to IMSEE: in this case, a certificate confirming your registration in the NIS Register will be issued to you directly
  • Send it by post or email: in this case, the certificate confirming your registration in the NIS Register will be sent to you via all means of communication within five working days
Last update: 08/05/2017

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