Scroll down for information about the bodies responsible for Structural Funds programmes and about the first level control or ask directly Interreg Europe representative in France.

Check this table with the managing authorities and intermediate bodies in each country. Open sheet FR for France.

For the summary of the control system for 2021-2027, check the table below the contact details.



Région Hauts-de-France

151 avenue du Président Hoover

Lille 59555


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Conseil Régional PACA

27 place Jules Guesde

Marseille 13481


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First level control information

Control system (2021-2027)

Check the table below to see the summary of the control systems of each country for the 2021-2027 period.

First level control information (2014-2020)

The system

France has chosen to implement a decentralised control system. A shortlist of eligible professionals – external controllers is established at national level: 

The approbation body is:

Hauts-de-France Region
Department of European Cooperation
151 Avenue du President Hoover 59555 Lille Cedex

Contact person:

Christophe Uliasz
Officer acting as National Authority
Phone: +33 3 74 27 40 56
Fax: +33 328 82 70 55
E-mail: [email protected]

On the basis of the above-mentioned shortlist, the project partner will have to do a tender based on price criteria in order to select the first level controller.

The costs

The costs resulting from the control can be reported as eligible costs in compliance with the relevant EU-regulations and programme rules.

On-the-spot checks

In compliance with the article 23 (4) of the Regulation (EU) No 1299/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 and article 125 (5) and (6) of the Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013, on-the-spot verifications are done for each project partner at least once during the project lifetime. For first level controllers controlling more than one project partner, sampling may be possible under the condition that the method is well justified and documented.


National guidance
COVID-19 measures

A note for French project partners and their first level controllers on the measures linked to the COVID-19 crisis.

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