Registration of companies & enterprises in Cyprus

Registration of companies & enterprises in Cyprus

The company EXPERT SM assists in the registration of the following types of legal entities in Cyprus.

  • Ltd (IBC) (LLC, announces a registered capital of 1,000 euros, from 1 founder, from 1 director, official secretary)
  • Investment funds, trusts
  • Representative office / branch of a foreign company in Cyprus (A. Cap. is missing)


Documents required for company registration:

  • Information about the founder (founders) and the director (directors) of the company: full name, date and place of birth, place of residence, copy of foreign passports *, personal data.
  • If the founders are legal entities, the statutory documents of the company and the decision to establish a subsidiary / representative office will be required *
  • Name, structure, distribution of shares of the created company


*- notarized and translated into English language

Company registration term:

• Ltd – 15-16 days.

• Representation/branch of a foreign company in Cyprus-15-25 days.


EXPERT SM also provides assistance in:

  • Opening a bank account (possible without presence)
  • organization of accounting of the company
  • providing ready – made companies
  • company official secretary, provided by us (required)·
  • company legal address (required)
  • business address of the company (with sending documents)
  • annual audit (required)
  •  accounting (for companies registered with VAT, conducting trade operations in Europe) – quarterly
  • nominee director of the company
  • nominee shareholder of the company
  • execution of a general power of attorney with an apostille
  • execution of an additional package of documents certified apostille
  • getting a VAT number
  • providing an equipped office / secretarial service for the company
  • obtaining the licenses necessary for the activities of the company under the laws of Cyprus.
  • applying for a work permit in Cyprus
  • Registration of a residence permit in Cyprus for pensioners


  • Income tax – 10%
  • VAT – 5% (reduced tax), 15%

Possible tax statuses of the company (determined by the board of directors of the company):

  • Resident company (subject to a double taxation avoidance agreement, pays all local taxes, is managed and controlled from Cyprus)