Show license: new regime
Since October 1, 2019, the legal regime for carrying out the activity of live entertainment entrepreneur is subject to the obligation to report the activity online, for entrepreneurs established in France, and to the obligation to provide information online, for entrepreneurs established outside France. The objectives of the procedure are identical: the verification of respect for social law, labour law, intellectual property law and the safety of performing venues.
The declaration of activity of live entertainment contractor must be made exclusively online (no paper file sent) :
You will find in this portal the different forms according to your situation:
Reporting procedure or your information online
After account creation (or identification if the reporting person already has an account), the form must be completed directly online. Supporting documents to download will be requested throughout the steps of the form (list of documents in the last pages of this file [give link to the sheets].
Upon validation of your form, your return will be forwarded to the Regional Cultural Affairs Directorate (RDCA) on which your organization’s principal place of business depends.
If you are not established in France, the information is sent to the DRAC of the first performance.
Upon validation of your electronic declaration, you will receive a receipt at the email address provided during the creation of your account. This document shall be deemed to be a licence subject to compliance with the conditions set out in section L.7122-3, in particular in terms of the contractor’s training, experience or competence, and respect for labour law, social law, intellectual property law and the safety of performing arts."
LSilence kept by the administration for one month from the date of the receipt is equivalent to no opposition to the declaration.
To find out whether an activity is live entertainment, to understand the essence of the reform, to know what are the obligations to respect in terms of declaration or information, download the sheets:
Need some help?
If you have any questions about the profession of live entertainment entrepreneur, you can contact the DRAC of your organization’s main establishment (or the first representation, for information procedures).
The reference texts
Order of 27 September 2019 made pursuant to the Labour Code (regulatory part) establishing the list of documents and information required for the performance of the activity of live entertainment contractor