Local regulation governing the use of certificates for e-signatures in France :
eIDAS: consistent with eIDAS, which is directly applicable in France, QES can only be created using “qualified certificates for electronic signatures,” which may only be issued by qualified trust service providers. Additionally, eIDAS also looks over the application procedure for trust service providers to get the status of qualified trust service providers.
French regulation :In France, certificates are issued by the Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information (ANSSI). It is the regulatory authority concerning services that issue qualified certificates for electronic signatures, electronic stamps, etc.