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

After completing the start-up procedures with the Business Development Agency, you will need to contact Monaco Statistics to obtain a Statistical Identification Number (NIS).

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, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office ... ) and also for:

  • Obtaining a telephone line from Monaco Telecom 
  • Subscribing an electricity contract from SMEG 
  • Opening a bank account from a financial institution
  • Collecting your registered post

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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 for the allocation of an NIS

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 (Craftsperson), 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

  • 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

  • A photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit
  • Photocopy of API (Professional Independent Artist) certification issued by the Department of Cultural Affairs

Occasional artists

  • Photocopy of the Monaco identity card or the residence permit
  • Photocopy of AO (Occasional Artists) certification

Property

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

  • Photocopy of the National 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 deed of ownership of the property(s) or notarized certificate of their property
  • Photocopy of the rental agreement or rental agreeement projet, or failling that declaration of intent to rent

 

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

  • Photocopy of the National Identity Card or the residence permit of the lessor (natural person or manager of the legal person)
  • Photocopy of the rental agreement
  • Photocopy of the owner’s authorisation
  • Photocopy of the sublet rental agreement

Joint ownership

  • 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.)

Associations, Federations, Foundations

  • 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

  • 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

Non-Trading Companies

  • Copy of the certificate of registration issued by the Business Development Agency
  • Photocopy of the 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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Requesting your NIS certificate

To request your NIS certificate, you can contact Monaco Statistics using any means of communication. The certificate will be issued within five working days.

Last update: 08/05/2017

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