Setting up a company in Cyprus: 5 steps to a successful business

Setting up a business in Cyprus can be a rewarding decision, but it requires a few steps and formalities. This article will provide you with a comprehensive guide for your business in Cyprus.

Step 1: Business idea and planning

Before you set up your company in Cyprus, you should develop a clear business idea and create a comprehensive business plan. This plan should include a market analysis, a financial forecast and an overview of the legal requirements.

Step 2: Choose the right company structure

In Cyprus, you can choose different business structures, including the private limited company (Ltd.), the public company and the partnership. Choosing the right structure depends on your business objectives and requirements.

Step 3: Company registration and company name

To incorporate your company, you will need to apply to the Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver. You will need to select a suitable company name and submit the required documents.

Step 4: Tax registration and licensing

Tax registration is done at the Cyprus Tax Department. Depending on the nature of your business, you may need special licenses or permits.

Step 5: Cyprus bank account and insurances

Open a Cypriot bank account for your company and take care of the necessary insurances.

We at Unite Markets will be happy to advise and support you in all 5 steps towards your own business in Cyprus.