Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

A Full-Service Incorporation for Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

Enjoy a simple and easy company incorporation process in the Philippines. We provide end-to-end assistance with company formation procedures to entrepreneurs who wish to start, expand, or invest in the Philippine market. 

We aim to provide a seamless experience for entrepreneurs doing business in the Philippines

We know about the challenges of starting a business. To help you, we made sure that our services provide a hassle-free experience towards company incorporation in the Philippines. 

We provide end-to-end assistance to local and foreign entrepreneurs from:

We can help you secure the necessary registrations, licenses, and permits from appropriate government agencies so you may focus on preparing for your new business in the Philippines.

Our large pool of certified business consultants can assist you in drafting and optimizing your business plans that best cater to your business needs.

Our partner law firm can help guide you through new and existing corporate laws in the Philippines, enabling you to do business confidently. 

We can help you apply for fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to help your company achieve its business goals much quicker.

Starting a business in the Philippines has never been easier

We follow a 5-step process for company incorporation in the Philippines:

  1. Register a company name with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or, for sole proprietorships, with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). 
  1. Prepare the necessary documents to submit to the SEC or DTI.
  1. Obtain business permits from the Local Government Unit (LGU) where your business address is located.
  1. Register and process certain requirements with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).
  1. Register as an employer with the relevant government agencies such as DOLE, SSS, PHIC, and HDMF.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Business Registration in the Philippines

What are the requirements for business registration of new corporations in the Philippines?

Before undergoing the process of business registration in the Philippines, you need to accomplish the pre-registration requirements first, which are generally as follows: 

  1. Reserve/register a company name with SEC
  2. Draft Articles of Incorporation/Partnership and By-laws
  3. Secure the Contract of Lease of your office address
  4. Open a Treasurer-in-Trust Fund (TITF) account (for branch and representative offices only)
  5. Appoint a Resident Agent (for foreign corporations)
  6. Conduct first meeting and elect corporate officers
  7. Open a corporate bank account

What are the requirements to accomplish after business registration in the Philippines?

After business registration in the Philippines, you need to accomplish post-registration requirements, which are generally as follows:

  • Hire and register employees with the government
  • Apply for tax incentives (optional and dependent on chosen industry)
  • Comply with annual regulatory requirements

Are foreign enterprises allowed to register a business in the Philippines?

Foreign enterprises are allowed to register and start a business in the Philippines. According to Philippine laws, foreign enterprises are allowed to have full or partial ownership over the business. However, such will be subject to the restrictions provided by the Foreign Investments Negative List (FINL). 

What is the minimum capital requirement in the Philippines?

Under the Revised Corporation Code (RCC), stock corporations are not required to have a minimum capital, except if provided by special law. However, the amount of capital for the corporation should be equivalent to the business activity that it will undertake.

Start Your New Business Venture in the Philippines

As an entrepreneur, ensuring that your business plans fully cater to your company’s needs is vital to helping you secure a successful business venture. From business planning to general corporate compliance work, we are dedicated to guiding you through the necessary steps and requirements in setting up a business in the Philippines. 

Your Next Business Venture Awaits

With a simplified approach to company incorporation procedures, our team is dedicated to helping you achieve a successful business venture in the Philippines.

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