Accessibility regulations

Synthesis of regulations focused on digital accessibility in France and E.U.

Law for a digital republic – Decree 2019-768 regarding the access for the disabled to digital services provided by the government or large businesses (France) #

The Access for the disabled to various digital services is made mandatory to ensure digital inclusion. The decree published on July 24, 2019 specifies the accessibility obligations of digital services, in particular for private companies whose turnover in France is greater than 250 million euros.

Scope of digital services:

Large companies must:

Digital services must:

Start from

The fine can go up to 20,000 euros per service and per year.

The European accessibility act - Directive (EU) 2019/882 of 17 April 2019 on the accessibility requirements for products and services #

Scope: products and services placed on the market (or updated) after 28 June 2025


Accessibility Guidelines to be applied: WCAG 2.1 AA


Guidelines for products should be detailed by then