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Company Formation Macedonia




Updated on Thursday 28th June 2018

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FAQ.jpgForeign business persons interested in introducing their activities in Macedonia can benefit from the services offered by our team of company formation agents in Macedonia and receive complete information about the business climate and its requirements. We have also prepared a set of frequently asked questions in order to help entrepreneurs understand better the conditions of incorporation in Macedonia.

1. Who can open companies in Macedonia?

Any foreign investor over 18 years of age and who provides the minimum share capital as stipulated by the Companies Act can set up a company in Macedonia. Each business structure is subject to varied conditions which can be entirely explained by our advisors.

2. What types of companies can I open in Macedonia?

Foreign investors can open limited liability companies, joint stock companies, limited and general partnerships or sole proprietorships. The incorporation process starts with the Central Registry of the Republic of Macedonia.

3. What is the preferred business structure in Macedonia?

Among the business types you can set up in Macedonia, the limited liability company is the most adopted one, due to an easy incorporation and lots of benefits for all investors.

4. How can I register a limited liability company in Macedonia?

A limited liability company in Macedonia or DOO (Drushtvo so Ogranichena Odgovornost)as it is known, can be registered by at least one shareholder and for a minimum share capital of EUR 5,000. The Articles of Association stand at the base of a limited liability company and represent the most important documents.

5. Can I establish a branch or a subsidiary in Macedonia?

Yes, companies from abroad can establish branches and subsidiaries in Macedonia which activate through limited liability companies. Branches depend entirely on the parent company, while the subsidiaries are independent entities. We can manage the registration process of branches and subsidiaries in Macedonia so please feel free to address your inquiries to our company incorporation representatives in Macedonia.

6. What is the minimum share capital for joint stock companies in Macedonia?

Joint stock companies in Macedonia can be established with a minimum share capital of EUR 50,000 if they are public. As for the private ones, these can be registered with a minimum share capital of EUR 25,000.

7. What are the necessary documents for a company in Macedonia?

Among the main documents of a company in Macedonia, we mention the Articles of Association and the Memorandum. We remind that our team can prepare and draft these documents to the Central Registry of the Republic of Macedonia.

8. Do I need special licenses and permits for my activities in Macedonia?

Yes, special licenses and permits are necessary for your operations in Macedonia, as stipulated by the Company Act and the type of activities one can establish in this state.

9. What are the taxes imposed in Macedonia?

The corporate tax, the income tax, the VAT, real property tax, and the transfer tax are among the important taxes you need to consider at the time of company registration in Macedonia.

10. How fast can you register a company in Macedonia?

The incorporation process of a company in Macedonia takes approximately 3 working days. For a better understanding of how companies can be registered in Macedonia, please feel free to contact our team of company formation representatives in Macedonia


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The team from CompanyFormationMacedonia.com is very qualified and benefits from extensive expertise in this area. I would definitely recommend them to any entrepreneur decided to start his own business here.

Mihai Cuc, Partner of
Enescu&Cuc; Law Firm

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