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Do you have to be available to register for Pôle emploi?

Verified 08 avril 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Yes. To register for Pôle emploi, you must be available to search for a job.

You must not be employed full-time, in vocational training or civil service.

You cannot sign up for Pôle emploi if your employment contract is suspended.

  Please note : if you are a registered job applicant category D or E, you don't have to perform positive job search.