• Digital Subscription
    Personal and nominative license
    Latest version + new publication(s) to be published during the 12 months of subscription + version of the code directly previous
    PDF French and English downloadable then accessible in unlimited duration
    Possibly associated technical publications available
  • PDF single purchase
    The one-time PDF purchase offers one-time access to the PDF publication (one language only) from its online library on afcen.com.
    The one-time PDF purchase is an individual and nominative license. 
  • Paper book single purchase
    Sale of various AFCEN publications in paper format (without CD-ROM).
    Delivery by UPS within 10 days of receipt of payment.
    For quotations and orders of amendments published until 2015: please send an e-mail to publications@afcen.com.
  • Do I need to create an account?

    Yes, to order any publication and to access digital publications via the online library.

  • How can I create my account?

    In the Connection icon, click on "Sign up"

    Enter the required information and register

  • Do I need a quote?

    You can email your request for a quote to publications@afcen.com giving your contact information (Company, Address and VAT No.) and your requirement (publication, quantity, format and language)

  • How can I place an order?

  • I already have a purchase order from my Procurement Department. Can I enter it when placing my order?

    Yes, you can enter your purchase order Number in step 4 (message) of the order process.

    Please also email a copy of the purchase order issued by your Procurement Department to publications@afcen.com.

  • How can I order an addendum from a former edition?

    For any requests for a quote or addenda, please contact publications@afcen.com with your collection No.

    The number of your collection is printed on the inner face of the workbook 


    We remind you that it is essential to have paid for the basic issue and any previous modifications. For all orders, we ask that you provide the collection No. of your code.

  • What is the paper format?

    The AFCEN codes are printed in A5 (21 x 15 cm) format in one or more folder(s).

    Technical publications are printed in A5 (21 x 15 cm) format and bound.

    Our "paper" publications do not contain a digital version (no CD-ROM included).

  • Will I receive an invoice?

    Yes, as soon as your order is validated, an invoice is sent to your Accounts department at the billing address you gave.

  • I am not the end user (I am from the Procurement Department or a reseller, for example). Can I order from the site?

    If you are not the end user of the PDF: you can order on the site www.afcen.com. After your order has been processed and validated, you will receive an email with the download keys to be sent to the end user. CAUTION: DO NOT USE THE DOWNLOAD KEYS YOURSELF. The end user must create their account (log in on the site) and enter the download keys. The PDF file will then be customized in their name (watermark).

  • What are the properties of the downloaded PDF?

    The digital publication is for personal, individual use. When downloading the publication, the PDF is customized on each page with the name of the company and the user who downloaded it (watermark and copyright).

    Users are permitted to save the PDF on their own computer, copy/paste it, and print it.

  • When will my order be delivered?

    Your product delivery will be launched upon receipt of your payment.

    To reduce deadlines, we ask you to send us by mail a copy of the bank transfer confirmation, so we can launch your order as quickly as possible.

  • How long does delivery take?

    Any order for publications in paper format is sent by UPS within 10 days of receipt of your payment.

    Any order for publications in PDF format (subscription or PDF single purchase) is sent to your email address in the form of a download key within 7 days of receipt of your payment.



  • How can I access my digital publications?

  • How long is the subscription period?

    The duration of this subscription period is 12 months.

  • How can I renew my subscription?

    In "My Sharing Keys" click on the blue icon "Renew licence".

    When you renew your subscription, you benefit 60% discount

  • Will I have access to the PDF even after the 1-year subscription period?

    Yes, as you will have saved the downloaded publication on your own computer. It will remain available for an unlimited time.

  • How many people can use one subscription?

    The subscription is an individual and nominative licence. It enables one person to access the publications. When customers take out a subscription, they must choose the number of licences they want to buy, based on the number of users to be given access to the subscription.

  • What is to be done if several people have to use a digital publication?

    We are at your disposal to study your needs and to suggest you appropriate solutions.
    For more details, please contact us on publications@afcen.com.
  • What are the advantages to a subscription?

    The subscription guarantees access to the most up-to-date versions of the codes as soon as they are released and prevents technical teams from encountering moments when they cannot access the collections.

    Taking out a subscription (individual, nominative license) enables a customer to have access to a paperless version (PDF) of :

    • The latest issue of the chosen code
    • Any updates published during your subscription period
    • Earlier versions of the code
    • Any technical publications
    • Publications in French and English

    When you renew your subscription, you benefit 60% discount

  • How much does it cost to renew a subscription?

    For any subscription renewal to the same code from one year to the next, you benefit 60% discount.

  • What is the difference between a "PDF single purchase" and a "subscription"?

    The "PDF single" purchase offers a access to download the PDF format of the publication (in a single language) from the online library at afcen.com. The "PDF single" purchase is an individual, nominative license


    Taking out a subscription (individual, nominative license) enables a customer to have to a paperless version (PDF) of :

    • The latest issue of the chosen code
    • Any updates published during your subscription period
    • Earlier versions of the code
    • Any technical publications
    • Publications in French and English

    When you renew your subscription, you benefit 60% discount

  • Can I share my PDF within my company?

    The digital publication is for personal, individual use. When downloading the publication, the PDF is customized on each page with the name of the company and the user who downloaded it (watermark and copyright).

    It is strictly prohibited to upload the PDF to a network, reproduce it, or distribute it to third parties in any form, even partially, without formal consent from AFCEN.

    Please read the document here after regarding the copyright and intellectual property.

  • I am an AFCEN member ; am I entitled to a discount?

    You are entitled to a 10% discount for any publication purchased.

    Contact publications@afcen.com to obtain this code.

  • How can I pay for my order?

    You can pay your order via: credit card, cheque or bank transfer.

    • By credit card on the site : A settled invoice will be sent directly to your Accounts department
    • By cheque or bank transfer : An invoice will be sent to your Accounts department for payment. Delivery will take place once your payment is received. To reduce deadlines, we ask you to send a copy of the bank transfer confirmation to publications@afcen.com, so we could launch your order as quickly as possible.