Mandatory since June 2006, the ERNT applies to both real estate sales and property rentals.

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Statement of natural and technological risks (ERNT)

The statement of natural and technological risks ERNT is a mandatory survey since 1st June 2006. It applies to all types of real estate transactions. It is also required in the case of rentals, regardless of the type: empty, furnished, seasonal, professional, commercial, etc. In this case, it is valid for the entire term of the rental agreement and its renewal.

The ERNT lists the natural (earthquake, flood, drought, etc.) and technological (industrial, chemical, etc.) risks to which the property is exposed. It is based on the information transmitted by the departmental prefect to the Mayor of the commune in which the property is located.

The absence of this document can result in the following ::

  • in the case of a real estate sale: a reduced price or cancellation of the sale
  • in the case of a rental: a reduction in rent


6 months

Mandatory for

All types of property

All types of rentals

Average cost

Approximately € 60 for an apartment of the F3 type

Updated on: 01/04/2008

And on the same subject:

The Carrez Act
The asbestos survey
The energy performance certificate
The electrical wiring survey
The gas installation survey
The lead survey
The termites survey
The unique technical survey record

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