- Your Company in Switzerland in 10 days.
- The most competitive price, in complete transparency.
- Complete confidentiality.
- A dedicated manager available throughout the year.
- Your company with a bank account, including eBanking and credit card. Opening by correspondence.
Switzerland company is ideal for:
- Commerce over the internet
- For the custody of real estate
- For inheritance purposes
- Holding intellectual property rights
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 Features of an Switzerland Company:
|Company Type||Switzerland (S.A)(Public Limited liability Company)||Switzerland (S.A.R.L) (Company with Limited Liability)|
|Governing Corporate Legislation||The Canton’s Register acts as a monitoring body.||The Canton’s Register acts as a monitoring body.|
|Public Records||Anonymous shareholders.||The names of the members appear in the public register (available on the Internet).|
|Confidentiality||Switzerland offers a high level of confidentiality. The names of shareholders remain anonymous.||Switzerland offers a high level of confidentiality.|
|Reporting Requirement||Annual accounts required. Audit is not mandatory. If the company does not want to be audited it must apply for “opting out”.||Annual accounts required. Audit is not mandatory. If the company does not want to be audited it must apply for “opting out”.|
|Taxation||9% if the majority of turnover is made abroad. Otherwise between 20% and 30% on profits.||9% if the majority of turnover is made abroad. Otherwise between 20% and 30% on profits.|
|Time Frame||Approximately 10 days.||Approximately 10 days.|
|Stability||Extremely stable jurisdiction, enjoying an excellent reputation.||Extremely stable jurisdiction, enjoying an excellent reputation.|
|Time Zone||Convenient World Time Zone: GMT+1||Convenient World Time Zone: GMT+1|
|Min Directors/Shareholders||Minimum of 1 director/shareholder. A director resident in Switzerland is a mandatory.||Minimum of 1 director/shareholder. A director resident in Switzerland is a mandatory.|
|Min Registered Capital||CHF100,000(CHF 50,000 must be paid-up at formation)||CHF20,000|
|Bearer shares||Bearer shares are authorized.||Bearer shares are authorized.|
- A certified copy of your passport;
- Proof of address dated less than three months;
Note: The Registrar reserves the right to call for additional documents if necessary.
General Information On Switzerland
The current distribution of sectors between the Confederation and the cantons is laid out in the constitution fédérale, which specifies the limits of their respective governance. Due to their attractive tax system, Swiss companies are often used and are also a symbol of prestige.
We register two types of company: the Société Anonyme [public company] (S.A.) and the Société à Responsabilité Limitée [Limited Liability Company] (S.A.R.L.). Company registration in Switzerland can be processed in about 10 days.