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Swiss Company Registration

Your Company in Swiss in 10 days.* Client confidentiality protection via secured systems. Your company and its application for a bank account, including eBanking and credit card. Opening by correspondence. A dedicated manager available throughout the year.

How it works?

1. Complete our online form (3 minutes)

2. Upload your personal documents

4. Additional services such as bank account are processed.

3. Company gets registered

5. Receive your company documents by courier

Swiss Company

Good to Know

Switzerland is a founding member of the European Free Trade Association, but notably it is not part of the European Union, nor the European Economic Area. However, the country does participate in the Schengen Area and the EU’s single market through a number of bilateral treaties. 

Main Characteristics

Company type

S.A. or S.A.R.L.

Governing corporate legislation

The Canton’s Register acts as a monitoring body. 

Information published relating to company officers

The names of the directors appear in the public register (available on the Internet). For an S.A.R.L. the names of associates are also published.

Confidentiality

Switzerland offers a high level of confidentiality. For an S.A. the names of shareholders remain anonymous. 

Accounting requirement

Annual accounts required. Audit is not mandatory.

Taxation

9% if the majority of turnover is made abroad. Otherwise between 20% and 30% on profits.

Legislation

Under Civil Law.

Standard currency

CHF

Time to form

Approximately 10 days.

Stability

Extremely stable jurisdiction, enjoying an excellent reputation.

Communication

Highly developed means of communication.

Time zone

Convenient World Time Zone: GMT+1

Secretary required

No

Paid up capital requirement

To register a company in Switzerland, the following amount should be deposited on the company’s account: CHF 50,000 for an S.A. and CHF 20,000 for an S.A.R.L.

Renewal Date

Anniversary date of the company / Each Year

Basis of legal System

Under Common Law.

Minimum directors/shareholders

Minimum of 1 director/shareholder 
A director resident in Switzerland is mandatory. The price of the nominee director in Switzerland is 3,600 Euros

Bearer shares

Bearer shares are authorized.

Documents Required

for the Creation of the Company

A certified copy of your passport (or identity card), as well as proof of domicile dated less than three months.**

Swiss Company, ideal for:

Businessmen

Consultants / Counsellors​

Traders​​

For the custody of real estate​

Commerce over the Internet​

Expatriates

For inheritance purposes​

Holding intellectual property rights​

* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company. 

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