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Starting a business in Cyprus

Legal Forms of Companies

Limited liability company or LLC
Number of partners: Minimum 1 shareholder and Maximum 50 shareholders.
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital required.
Shareholders and liability: The responsibility of the associate member is limited to the amount contributed to the total capital.
Public company limited by shares or PLC
Number of partners: At least 7 partners.
Capital (max/min): For public limited liability company whose shared are offered for subscription the minimum capital is approx. EUR 25,630.
Shareholders and liability: The responsibility of the associate member is limited to the amount contributed to the total capital.
General Partnership
Number of partners: Minimum 2 and maximum 20 associate members.
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital required.
Shareholders and liability: Each associate member is personally and indefinitely responsible for the debts and obligations of the company.
Limited Partnership
Number of partners: At least one general partner with no limitation on the number of partners.
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital required.
Shareholders and liability: At least one of the associate members is personally and indefinitely responsible for the debts and obligations of the company, the other members' responsibility being limited in nature.
 

Business Directories

Financial Information Directories
Department of Companies Registry - List of registered organisations and companies
Dun & Bradstreet - Worldwide directory with financial information on businesses

To go further, check out our service Business directories.


 

Professional Associations

General Professional Associations
OEB - Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation
OEB - Cyprus Employers & Industrialists Federation
CIBA - The Cyprus International Businesses Association

To go further, check out our service Professional associations.


 

Business Setup Procedures

Setting Up a Company Cyprus Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Procedures (number) 5.0 5.3
Time (days) 6.0 11.8

Source: Doing Business - Latest available data.

 
The Competent Organisation
The competent organization is the Registrar of Companies.
For Further Information
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Cyprus.
Trade Register

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