My account

How can I create my customer account ?

On the home page, click  "log in", and then follow the instructions on the screen, which will guide you through the creation of your account.
When you log into your account, you can display your order history, change your password and delivery addresses, administer your subscription to the newsletter and manage your returns. Any creation of account activates automatically a subscription to the A.P.C. information's e-mails.

Do you share my personal information with third parties ?

Information that you provide to A.P.C. will never be shared with, or sold to, other businesses.

How can I update the information in my customer account ?

On the home page, click "log in", and then click the appropriate category (address book, password or newsletter).

How can I delete my customer account ?

To delete your customer account, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by calling + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail info@apc.fr

What should I do if i forget my password or if I have trouble logging in ?

If you are unable to log in, click "password forgotten" in the "log in" zone and you will receive a new password by e-mail. you can then log in and modify it by clicking "password" on your account page. if you continue to have trouble logging in, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

Does my customer account also work in A.P.C. stores ?

The customer account that you create on the A.P.C. website is also recognised in our stores. Simply tell the cashier your first and last name to identify yourself.

A.P.C. newsletter

How can I subscribe to the A.P.C. newsletter?

On the website, click the newsletter link at the bottom of the page, and then enter your e-mail address. You will receive the latest news from A.P.C. in accordance with the French "informatique et libertés" law of January 6, 1978, you have the right to access, modify and delete your personal data.
After their first order, the A.P.C. customers agree to receive the newsletter.

How can I unsubscribe from the A.P.C. newsletter?

If you have a customer account, click "log on", and then click "newsletter". select the appropriate choice.
If you do not have a customer account, click the unsubscribe link.
In accordance with the French "informatique et libertés" law of January 6, 1978, you have the right to access, modify and delete your personal data.

My order

How can I place an order ?

Search by product type, or by using the coloramas or looks, and choose one or more products. Select the colour and size that you want, and then add the products to your shopping bag. finally, click the shopping bag to log in and follow the steps to place your order.

Must  Icreate a customer account to place an order ?

To place an order on apc.fr, you must create a customer account. this allows you to store delivery and billing information for your orders, and to manage any product returns.

Do you offer gift wrapping ?

If you are sending an A.P.C. product as a gift, we can provide you with a gift envelope and a sticker to seal it.

This free service can be requested when placing your order.

Can I modify or cancel my order ?

To modify or cancel an order, please contact A.P.C. customer care as soon as possible, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or by or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

How can I be sure that my order has been confirmed ?

You will receive an e-mail once your order has been confirmed.
You can also check the status of your order at any time by logging into your customer account and clicking "my orders".

How soon will my order be processed?

All orders that we confirm before 11am, Monday through Friday, will be processed and shipped the same day.

Orders placed on saturdays, sundays or public holidays will be confirmed, processed and shipped the next working day.

Orders we confirm after 11am will be processed and shipped the next working day.

How can I view the status of my order ?

To view the status of your order, log in and click "my orders". This will allow you to display all your orders and their current status.

The order status codes are :

- "Waiting for confirmation": your order is waiting to be confirmed by A.P.C. customer care.

- "Confirmed": your order has been confirmed by A.P.C.

- "Being prepared": your order is being processed by our logistics group.

- "Shipped": your order has been transferred to the carrier.

- "Delivered": your order has been delivered to the delivery address that you specified.

What can I do if i have trouble placing an order ?

Please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or by sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

When a product is not available, what do the codes mean ?

Three codes are associated with unavailable products.

- "Sold out": the product is permanently out of stock and will not be replenished.

- "Unavailable": the product is in the process of being restocked.

I reside outside the European Union.  What taxes must i pay ?

All our shipments to destinations outside the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) in addition to Switzerland and Norway, are shipped free of VAT. A.P.C. ships on a DDU (Delivery Duty Unpaid) basis to countries outside of the European Union. Product prices displayed are exclusive of all taxes and duties. As the recipient, you are liable for all import duties, customs and local sales taxes levied by the country you are shipping to. Import duty or tax costs will be invoiced to you directly by U.P.S. brokerage and payment of these is necessary to release your order from customs on arrival.
"Duty free shopping" ("détaxe") applies solely to products purchased in a store and transported by the customer; therefore, it does not apply to on-line sales.

How can I view my invoices ?

To view an invoice in PDF format, first  « log in », to your account. then, click "my orders", select the corresponding order, and click "print my invoice".

In case of difficulties in downloading your invoices, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or clicking here.

Payment

Is my payment secure ?

During the payment process, the padlock symbol will appear in your browser to confirm that your connection is encrypted and secure. Authorisation servers are then consulted in order to verify the payment data and combat abuse and fraud. SSL encryption technology ensures the security of the data that you enter during the banking transaction.

What are the means and conditions of payment ?

All transactions on the apc.fr website take place in euros.

We accept the following credit cards as means of payment: Visa, MasterCard and American Express as well as Paypal.  

Why was my payment refused ?

When your order is being confirmed, we ask your bank for a preauthorisation. If it is not granted, we are obliged to refuse your order and it will not be processed any further.
For more information, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

My delivery

What countries can you ship to ?

From this website, apc.fr, we can ship to any country worldwide, with the exception of North America (USA and Canada),  Japan and South Korea.. to ship an order to these countries, please log into their dedicated websites. For the USA and Canada, please click here. For Japan, please click here. For South Korea please click here.

All our shipments to the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) are billed including the VAT applicable in France (20%)

All our shipments to countries outside the European Union (including Switzerland and Norway) are shipped net of VAT. Taxes are to be paid upon reception of the parcel, according to the applicable laws in the country of destination.

What carrier  do you use ?

Carrier choice depend on the country your order is shipped to. Depending on you country, you can choose between DPD, POSTNORD, HERMES, GLS and UPS. UPS delivery takes place from 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday. A delivery notice is left if the recipient is absent. After 3 delivery attempts (and notices), the parcel is held at UPS for 7 days. The parcel must be signed for in all cases. GLS delivery takes place from 9am to 6pm, Monday thru Friday. After 1 delivery attempt and notification the parcel is held at a relay for 7 days.

What are the shipping times and charges ?

Shipping is charged at a flat rate, as follows:

Belgium and Luxemburg:

- Chrono Europe  Standard Delivery : 11€, 3 to 5 working days
  -  UPS Standard Delivery : 20€, 2 to 3 working days


Denmark:
    - Chrono Europe  Standard Delivery : 11€, 3 to 5 working days
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 20€, 2 to 3 working days

Sweden:
    - Chrono Europe  Standard Delivery : 11€, 3 to 5 working days
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 25€, 2 to 3 working days


Finland :
    - Chrono Europe  Standard Delivery : 15€, 3 to 5 working days
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 25€, 2 to 3 working days

Norway :
    - Chrono Europe Standard Delivery : 25€, 3 to 6 working days
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 30€, 2 to 4 working days

United Kingdom & Ireland :
    - Chrono Europe Standard Delivery : 11€, 3 to 4 working days
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 20€, 2 to 3 working days

Spain:

 

-       Chrono Europe Standard Delivery: 15€, 2-3 working days

-       UPS Standard Delivery: 20€, 2-3 working days

-       Mondial Relay: 7€, 3-4 working days

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Other European countries (UE) :  

 

  -  Chrono Europe Standard Delivery :  From 15€, 2 to 3 working days    

- UPS Standard Delivery : 20€, 2 to 3 working days

Other European countries (outside UE) :
    - UPS Standard Delivery : From 35€, 3 to 4 working days

Rest of the world :
    - UPS Standard Delivery : 50€, 3 to 6 working days

Delivery is free of charge for orders equal or over 500 euros (including VAT).

How can I track the delivery of my parcel ?

Log into your account, and then click "my orders". the status of your orders will be displayed.

A link to the UPS website allows you to track the delivery of your parcel.

When your order is shipped, you will receive an e-mail containing the tracking number and a link to the carrier's website.

Can my order be picked up at an A.P.C. store ?

It is not possible to deliver orders to an A.P.C. store.

Do you ship to post office boxes ?

For security reasons, we are not able to ship to post office boxes.

Can my order be shipped to an address other than the billing address ?

Log into your account and then click "my addresses" to store up to seven different shipping addresses.

Can I change the shipping address once my order has been confirmed ?

Once your order has been confirmed, if you want to change the shipping address, please contact A.P.C. customer care as soon as possible, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr. Although we will do our best, we cannot guarantee that such requests can be taken into account.

I have not received my parcel. What should I do ?

If you have not received your parcel within the planned schedule, please log into your account, click on "my orders", and display the order status and the delivery tracking information.

In case of a problem, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

My parcel was damaged in transit. What should I do ?

If, upon delivery, you find that your parcel is damaged, we recommend that you indicate this on the delivery slip, signed for and with written details, and then contact UPS. A.P.C. customer care can then be contacted by phoning + 33 (0)1 49 87 04 04 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

A product is missing in my parcel. What should I do ?

Please contact A.P.C. customer care as soon as possible, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

I have received a defective product. What should I do ?

Please contact A.P.C. customer care as soon as possible, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

My exchanges

Under what conditions may I exchange a product?

Online exchange is available for all orders placed via the website.

Exchanges can only be made for a different colour and/or size of the same item. You cannot exchange an item for an item with a different product code.

For hygiene reasons, undergarments cannot be exchanged.

A given item may only be exchanged once. If, after completing the exchange, you are still not satisfied with the new item, your order will be reimbursed for the value of your original item.

Since the website and A.P.C. stores operate independently, a product that has been purchased in one network cannot be exchanged via the other network.

If the item was purchased on the website, the exchange must be made via the website.

I would like to return an item. What should I do?

Upon receiving the item, if you are not satisfied with it, you must make an online request for exchange within 14 days of receiving your order. To do this, log on to your "Account" page, display the associated order, and follow this procedure:

  • Request a return authorisation by selecting the item(s) you want to exchange, the size and/or colour you want to exchange them for and, optionally, providing your comments;
  • Print and fill in the return voucher, accessible from your "Account" page;
  • Prepare the item(s) being exchanged, in its/their original inner and outer packaging.

Once your exchange request has been validated by the A.P.C. customer care team, you will receive, by e-mail, a Colissimo prepaid return label that allows you to return the item(s) you are not satisfied with.

You can drop the parcel off at a post office or a Colissimo collection location (relais de collecte).

You must return the item(s) being exchanged within 14 days of your exchange authorization request to the following address:

A.P.C.

CROSSLOG

104 Rue Denis Papin

77550 MOISSY-CRAMAYEL

FRANCE 

If the conditions for return are fulfilled and the item requested in exchange is available, A.P.C. will enter a new order corresponding to the exchange and the new item will be shipped to the delivery address appearing on the original order.

You will then receive an e-mail informing you of the status of the exchange order.

If the requested item is not available, A.P.C. will reimburse you the value of the original item, the day the returned item is received, provided that the latter adheres to the conditions stated above.

If, after the exchange, you are still not satisfied with the exchanged item, A.P.C. will reimburse you the value of the original item, the day the returned item is received, provided that the latter adheres to the conditions stated above.

How long do I have to exchange an item?

You must make an online request for exchange within 14 days of receiving your original order.

You then have 14 days from the date of your exchange request to return the item you want to exchange.

Are shipping fees for the returned item and the new item at my expense?

Shipping fees for the returned item and the new item will be borne by A.P.C, provided that they both adhere to the deadlines stated above.

Why was my exchange refused?

Your exchange may have been refused for any of four reasons:

  1. Exchange request made too late (over 14 days after receiving your initial order);
  2. The item you requested in exchange is not available;
  3. The item being exchanged was returned too late (over 14 days from the date of your online exchange request);
  4. Item being exchanged was received in unacceptable condition.

Items that have not been returned in their original packaging, their original condition, or that have been worn, washed, damaged or soiled, will not be accepted for exchange.

If you decide nevertheless to return items that are not in a saleable condition, A.P.C. will not pay a refund and the product(s) at issue will be returned to you at the delivery address appearing on the original order.

For more information, please contact the A.P.C. customer care team on +33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or by clicking here.

 

Returns

Under what conditions may I return a product ?

Products must be returned in new condition and in their original packaging.

Products cannot be returned if they are incomplete, damaged, soiled, or if they have been worn. For reasons of hygiene, undergarments cannot be returned.

I would like to return a product. what should i do ?

To return a product, you must first obtain a return authorisation.
Log into your account, display the associated order, and follow this procedure:

- Request a return authorisation by selecting the product(s) you want to return. Enter the reason for the return. You may optionally enter your comments.
- Print the return authorisation.
- Put the return authorisation in the parcel.
- Send the parcel to the address shown on the return authorisation.

When your request has been authorised by A.P.C. customer care, you will receive an e-mail with a prepaid UPS label. The return shipping charges are paid by A.P.C.
If you want to exchange your product, you must request a refund, and then place another order.

What is the time limit for returning a product ?

The time limit is 15 business days, counting from the delivery date.

In accordance with French law (the "loi Châtel"), you are entitled to withdraw your order by returning the merchandise to us within seven days. You will then be refunded for the returned products, as well as for the outward shipping charges. Beyond these 7 days, A.P.C. takes care of the expenses of return, only returned articles will be refunded you in the cost price.

Additionally, article L.121-20-1 of the French consumer code stipulates that "when the right of withdrawal is exercised, the vendor shall refund the customer all amounts paid as soon as possible and in any case within the 30 days following the date when this right was exercised. Past this time, the amount due is, by operation of law, subject to interest at the legally-applicable rate."

DURING OUR SALE AND PRIVATE SALE

The time limit is 7 business days, counting from the delivery date.

In accordance with French law (the "loi Châtel"), you are entitled to withdraw your order by returning the merchandise to us within seven days. You will then be refunded for the returned products, as well as for the outward shipping charges. Beyond these 7 days, A.P.C. takes care of the expenses of return, only returned articles will be refunded you in the cost price.

Additionally, article L.121-20-1 of the French consumer code stipulates that "when the right of withdrawal is exercised, the vendor shall refund the customer all amounts paid as soon as possible and in any case within the 30 days following the date when this right was exercised. Past this time, the amount due is, by operation of law, subject to interest at the legally-applicable rate."

Must I use a particular shipper when returning products ?

If you request the return within 15 days of receiving the parcel, A.P.C. will pay return shipping charges. Once the request is authorised by A.P.C. custumer care, we will send you an e-mail with a prepaid UPS label that you should affix to the parcel containing your returns, along with the return authorisation.

How long does a refund take ?

After the parcel with your returned product has been received and its contents confirmed, the refund will take place within 15 business days, and you will receive an e-mail confirming the refund.

How can i tell if A.P.C. has received my parcel ?

To determine the status of your return, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

Why was my return refused ?

Your return may be refused for two reasons:

- It was received after the 15-day return period.
- It was received in unacceptable condition: products must be returned in pristine condition and in their original packaging. Products may not be returned if they are incomplete, damaged, soiled, or if they have been worn.

For more information, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

Can I return a product I bought on the website in an A.P.C. store, or vice versa ?

Our stores and our website operate independently; products must be returned to the same entity from which they were bought.

Our products

I am looking for a product that is not shown on the website ?

The website features our current collection, as well as current collaborations. If you do not find the product you are looking for, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

A product is not available on the website. Can you inform me of an outlet where I might find it ?

Please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

How can I get more information about a product ?

You will find its principal characteristics on the product page (description, composition, care instructions…).

You can also look at our sizing guide by clicking a link on any product page.

If you would like other information about a product, please contact A.P.C. customer care, by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 or sending an e-mail to info@apc.fr

Where can I find products from previous A.P.C. collections ?

After a period of one year, our previous collections are available at:

    SURPLUS A.P.C.
    20 rue Andre del Sarte
    75018 PARIS
    tel : +33 1 42 62 10 88
    Opening hours: tuesday to saturday, 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    sunday, 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Customer care

How can I contact A.P.C. customer care ?

You can send an e-mail  to info@apc.fr . Customer care representatives are also available by phoning + 33 (0)1 53 63 43 79 from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9 am to 4:30 pm Friday.

How can I contact you with a complaint ?

Please contact A.P.C. customer care, mentioning all relevant information so that we can respond as quickly as possible.

About A.P.C.

How can I obtain the address of a point of sale for A.P.C. products ?

You can obtain the addresses of our points of sale by clicking the "stores" link on the website.

Where can I get more information about the A.P.C. brand ?

You can stay informed about the latest news from A.P.C. by subscribing to the A.P.C. newsletter and by visiting apcjournal.fr.

How can I apply for a job at A.P.C. ?

Please send a covering letter, a letter of application and your CV to the following address: apply@apc.fr

I am a retailer and I would like to sell the A.P.C. collection ?

Please contact our wholesale department by clicking here.