Registration of the company in Switzerland

Registration of the company in Switzerland

Switzerland – very attractive country for doing business. BWMS will assist in preparing the necessary tools in the given country, from registering a new company and opening a bank account to asset management and tax optimization.

Our experts will help you prepare the best solution for your business in Switzerland. During its practice in this country, BWMS has helped many clients to solve their problems in the shortest possible time, ensuring not only the registration of a new legal entity but also the subsequent opening of bank accounts.

We can prepare a suitable offer for company registration based on your task, offering an optimal cost ratio, terms and quality.

Prices for our services:

  • Registration of the company without nominee service 140 000 rubles
  • Registration of the company with nominee service 230 000 rubles
  • Company to open a bank account from 320 000 rubles

BWMS services for registration of companies in Switzerland are provided after preliminary agreement with the client of the proposed type of activity and a number of related issues. The cost of BWMS services indicated above is calculated based on the most frequently encountered tasks, in some cases, it may be necessary to adjust the cost of opening a company in the direction of its increase.

Registration of a company in Switzerland without a nominee service implies that the client has the opportunity to register a company for himself or a trustee. This issue should be given special attention., as, in view of the political situation with regards to the Russian Federation in recent years, there are risks in this matter. For more detailed advice, please contact BWMS by phone and email.

Company registration in Switzerland from 140 000 rubles

Switzerland is one of the world's largest financial centers, and for a very long time. More than forty percent of the world's capital is concentrated here. The banking system of the jurisdiction is extremely developed, and business can count on significant tax benefits.


Companies can apply for tax benefits, who do not operate in the jurisdiction, do not open an office in Switzerland and do not hire local people. They pay corporate tax at a reduced rate, income tax (at rate 8,45%) and equity tax. Holding companies are exempt from income tax, if the source of profit is dividends or capital gains.

VAT is paid by companies, whose turnover exceeds 75 thousand. Swiss francs per year. Base rate - 7,6%. Some activities are subject to VAT at a reduced rate. Medical and educational services are completely exempt from VAT, transactions with securities, rental operations with real estate, export of goods.

Organizational and legal forms

Joint-stock company (AG). Authorized capital 100 000 Swiss francs. Can own property abroad. Shareholders can remain anonymous. The majority on the board of directors consists of Swiss residents, if the director is alone, then be sure to be a resident. Joint stock companies issue shares. Minimum Requirements: one shareholder and director, a shareholder can be an individual or a legal entity, including foreign.

Limited liability company. Authorized capital 20 000 Swiss francs. Can own property abroad. Director also resident in Switzerland. Minimum Requirements: two participants, one of which director.

Branches of foreign companies. There are no requirements for the size of the authorized capital..

Approximate package of documents and conditions for opening

A Swiss attorney is appointed to apply for company registration. He will be indicated by the director of the future company.

It is necessary to prepare documents, indicate the direction of activity and name, open a bank account, transferring to it at least half of the authorized capital.

Documents certified by a notary are submitted to the Chamber of Commerce, information is entered in the register, a current account is opened.