Procedure How to set up an association

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Département de l'Intérieur

Ministère d'État
Place de la Visitation

Associations and Federations :
(+377) 98 98 84 56
(+377) 98 98 47 24


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Département de l'Intérieur

Ministère d'État
Place de la Visitation

Phone : (+377) 98 98 82 52

Phone : (+377) 98 98 47 24

Fax : (+377) 93 50 82 45

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For futher information:

Please phone the following numbers:
00 377 98 98 84 56 or 00 377 98 98 47 24

Or send your questions using the Associations' and Federations' dedicated e-mail address:


Principle and conditions

To form an association in Monaco, you must send the General Secretariat of the Government a declaration signed by at least two adults who have full rights as citizens and are domiciled in the Principality.


Drafting the statutes

You must send two copies of the statutes, initialled on every page and signed by the founders of the association.

You can use this example as a guide:  Download file Modèle de statuts (320-0001_01-2009) Modèle de statuts (320-0001_01-2009)

This example is for indicative purposes only. It cannot be used as a form to complete but may be reproduced and modified to suit the needs of the association's founders. The drafting advice in italics must not be included in the text of the statutes. The legal waiver notice, also in italics, can also be adapted if necessary.


Collating the documents

You must send:

  • A letter stating
    • The date
    • The name of the association
    • The aim of the association
    • The address of the association's headquarters
  • Two copies of the statutes of the association, initialled on every page and signed by the applicants
  • A list of the people in charge of the administration or management of the association stating their surnames, first names, occupation, nationality and domicile


Sending off the application

The application must be sent by registered post requesting confirmation of receipt to the:

Secrétariat Général du Gouvernement
Place de la Visitation
98000 MONACO 


Publication in the Journal de Monaco

During the month after you receive the receipt for the declaration, issued by the General Secretariat of the Ministry of State, you should contact the Journal de Monaco to have this receipt published. The association will become a validly existing incorporated entity on the day following such publication.


Registration with Monaco Statistics

After you have successfully created an association, it must be registered with Monaco Statistics .

Last update: 15/12/2015

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