Registration of Companies

Registration of Companies  

The strategic location, excellent business infrastructure, favourable tax regime and an extensive network of double-taxation treaties, make Cyprus an ideal base for non-EU companies interested to enter the EU market and for EU and third-country companies seeking to expand their business. 

Our firm offers company incorporation and administration services guiding and assisting local and international clients in all steps of the incorporation process in a cost-effective and quality-efficient way.  

Through our close associates we are able to offer accounting and audit services that are required by Cyprus Company Law. 


Types of companies that can be established in Cyprus 

  • Companies registered under the Companies Law, (Company with limited liability by shares or by guarantee) 
  • Partnership established under the Partnership Law,  
  • Foreign company branch  
  • Cyprus Investment Firm (CIF)  
  • Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) 
  • Open – ended Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS)  


Cyprus Company Competitive Advantages 

 Net profits of the companies who have their residence in Cyprus, are subject to tax at the rate of 12,5%, which is one of the lowest corporate tax rate within the European Union country-members. 

  • No withholding tax on dividends, interest and royalties declared by companies to non-resident shareholders. 
  • Full tax exemption on profits of companies if their management and control is exercised from outside Cyprus. 
  • Full tax exemption on profits derived from dividends received from abroad or from profits of permanent establishments in other countries under certain circumstances. 
  • Tax exemption on gains from the disposal of shares and other securities. 
  • Unrestricted access to all EU Directives 
  • 80% exemption on profits from the exploitation or licensing and gains on disposal of Intellectual property 
  • Full capital gains tax exemption on the transfer or sale of shares in a company, with the exception when the company owns immovable property in Cyprus. 
  • A wide network of Double Tax Treaties covering more than 55 countries. 
  • Unilateral relief from tax in Cyprus on amounts of tax paid or withheld abroad. 
  • No Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC) rules and  legislation 
  • No Wealth Tax or Inheritance Tax