Each type of association depends on its purpose, it is established in a totally free subject not undermine public order and not be contrary to law and morality. It is therefore impossible to provide an exhaustive typology of all existing associations, but some large sets can nevertheless be mentioned, namely:
- Associations of consumer
- Religious associations
- Sporting associations
- Associations for the protection of the environment
- Associations and charitable assistance
- Humanitarian associations
- Associations for the protection of heritage, etc ...