Cyprus Company Formation

Cyprus Company Formation – Cyprus is an established and popular place to incorporate limited liability companies. Cyprus is a full member of the European Union with one of the lowest corporation tax rates within Europe. Companies incorporated in Cyprus pay 12.5% tax on profit, however a company not tax resident in Cyprus, will only pay tax on income generated from activities within Cyprus.

 A Cyprus company is a company limited by shares, usually referred to as a Limited Company.

A Cyprus company can be registered with just one director and one shareholder, other directors and shareholders are optional. There are no residency requirements for directors or shareholders, corporate shareholders are allowed.

Incorporate in Cyprus

A Cyprus company can be used for most commercial purpose.  The company can be registered with just one director. Other directors are optional.

Key Features of a Cyprus Company

We have listed below the key features and regarding the formation of Cyprus limited companies. If you do not find the answer to your question below, or you would like a more detailed answer, please feel free to contact us.

  • Full member of the European Union
  • Low Corporation tax rate – 12.5%
  • No tax on profit generated from activities outside Cyprus
  • Only one director required
  • Only one shareholder required
  • Shareholders can be persons or corporations
  • No nationality or residency restrictions
  • No need to visit Cyprus

Company Name

The company must have a unique name, which is not too similar to any existing company. Our service includes checking of company names for availability, and advising on the suitability of your proposed name. If you would like to check a company name now please contact us.

Registered Office

The registered office is the official address of the company, and is where correspondence from the Registrar of Companies, Government departments and other official bodies is sent to. The Registered Office must always be an effective address for delivering documents to the company, and therefore Post Office Boxes are not allowed.

Every company incorporated under the Companies Act must have a registered office address in Cyprus. It is at this address to which communication and notices may be addressed.

Company Director

Cyprus companies can be registered with just one director, there are no nationality nor residency restrictions.


Cyprus companies can have just one shareholder, this can be either a corporation or a person. There is no requirement to have a  Cyprus resident shareholder, nor are there any residency or nationality restrictions. You may have as many shareholders as you wish.

Share Capital

There is no minimum share capital to register a  Cyprus Company. We usually register companies with a share capital of €1,000.

Company Secretary

The company secretary can be a person or corporation. The company secretary has administrative duties, and is responsible for preparation and filing of all documents. 

We provide a company secretarial service which is designed to ensure that your company is compliant with all local regulations, and that all documents are filed on time. 

Local Company Manager

It is a requirement that a Cyprus company must have a company. We have worked for many years with a regulated company management firm who provides this service to our clients.

Cyprus Company Documents

After formation of your Cyprus Company, we will provide you with the following company documents.

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association
  • Minutes of First Board Meeting
  • Directors Register
  • Shareholders Register
  • Share Certificate for each Shareholder

Cyprus Government Annual Levy

Annual Levy

All limited liability companies registered in Cyprus are required to pay the Annual Government Levy of €350

Cyprus Company Formation

If you are ready to register your Cyprus Company, please click the Order Now button below, or if you have any questions or need further information please contact us.

Help & Support

We understand that the incorporation of a company is of major importance to our clients, and as experienced company incorporation professionals we have designed our service to reflect that.

Using our 25 years experience we provide clients with our full expert assistance throughout every step of the incorporation process, however our service does not stop there. We will give you any assistance or advice from the moment you choose to incorporate the company and as long after incorporation as you require.

If you have any questions or would like any help or advice please contact us.

We will be pleased to speak with you, and happy to answer any questions that you may have.