Czech Republic Company Formations

Czech Republic Company Incorporation

A Czech company:

  • May be started by a single person
  • Directors can be of any nationality
  • A European recognised VAT number can be obtained quickly
  • It is not a requirement to visit the Czech Republic to incorporate your company

To help you get started we can transfer a ready-made company to you, along with a bank account which can easily be activated.

Company Registration

  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Liaising with the local registrar and relevant authorities
  • Structuring the company as per your requirements
  • Prepare your Company Registration Forms
  • Drafting the Articles of Association / Statutes
  • File the documents with the Registry of the Regional Commercial Court
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Initial Government licence fee payable on incorporation
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier

We are specialists in Czech company incorporations, we can incorporate your limited company- the Spolecnost s Rucenim Omezenym, the company formation procedure normally takes one week.

Company Law

Czech private law and corporate law have been significantly amended with effect from January 2014.

Authorised and Issued Share Capital

The standard share capital is €1 (CZK 1). - shares are denominated in Czech Crowns.

The shares of a limited liability company are represented by share certificates.

Company Directors

A director can be of any nationality, however, a non-EU national needs to comply with some visa requirements in order to be appointed as a director.

  • For a non-EU/EEA resident or citizen, he needs a criminal record check document from the country of citizenship and from the Czech Republic.
  • There are no restrictions on the nationality of company directors

Company Shareholders

Minimum of one shareholder of any nationality is required.


Full accounts need to be filed with the the Commercial Registry and with the tax authorities.

Incorporating a limited company - Spolesnost s rucenim omezenym s.r.o.

Company Name

Company names in the Czech Republic must be pre-approved for availability and acceptability, we check your proposed company name with the Registry of the Regional Commercial Court.

Criminal Record clearance

Obtain certificates of clear criminal record for managers, this applies only to the extract from the Czech Criminal Register and not foreign criminal registers (which are also required should the director be a foreign person)

Registered Office

Proof that the company's registered office is a real office is required.

Notarise Articles of Association

The notary public is responsible for the compliance of the contents of the company's Articles of Association. The notary public requires the following documents prior to the execution of the Articles of Association: clean criminal record, affidavit of the Managers, confirmation of the registered office, along with an extract from the Real Estate Register for the premises.

Obtain Trade licenses

A company must have the appropriate trade licenses to conduct its business. Before obtaining trade licenses, a company may be asked to provide proof of relevant professional qualifications and experience.

Registration of the company to the Commercial Register

With registration of the company to the Commercial Register, the motion to the relevant Regional Court must be signed by all first Managers in front of a notary public and then submitted.

Income tax registration is immediate, the company receives the number when they submit the application.

Ready Made Companies

We can also be of assistance if you require a Ready Made Sro company in the Czech Republic.

Czech Republic - Sro Company Incorporation

The Czech Republic does not have controls on share ownership of Czech Companies, but has strict controls on ownership of property by non-nationals. The Czech Company is therefore an ideal structure for purchase and holding of property in the country.

Limited Liability Company - Spolecnost s Rucením Omezeným - S.r.o.

Features of a Czech company are.

  • Minimal Initial capital
  • An Sro company requires only 1 director of any nationality
  • Only 1 shareholder is required
  • To register the company, you need to get criminal record clearance
  • A European VAT number is easy to obtain, good records of the movement of goods must be kept
  • Ready Made Companies are available and can be easily transferred

Documents needed for the statutory representative in the Czech LLC

Statutory representative - EU citizen

  • First name, last name, date of birth, address of permanent residence
  • Extract from the criminal register of the country of origin not older than 3 months. If the director is EU citizen no apostille is required.
  • Statutory declaration and signature sample (with notarised signature)

Statutory representative - citizen of country outside the EU

  • First name, last name, date of birth, address of permanent residence
  • Extract from the criminal register of the country of origin not older than 3 months, moreover translated by a court-certified translator into Czech and affixed with an Apostille, if required
  • Statutory declaration and signature sample (with notarised signature)

Limited Liability Company - Spolecnost s Rucenim Omezenym

  • This type of company cannot trade on the stock exchange, but owners have limited liability up to their unpaid deposits
  • The rights and duties of this type of company and its participants are regulated by the commercial code
  • The main benefits include extreme confidentiality for beneficial owners
  • Annual filing of accounts is required

A company may be established by a single shareholder. They are not allowed to be the sole shareholder of another limited liability company.

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Czech Republic Advantages
  • Time - only 7 days to incorporate your Czech company
  • Cost - a Czech Republic company will cost £2180
  • Company Type - Limited Liability Company / Spolecnost s Rucenm Omezenm - S.r.o.
  • Share Capital - the minimal share capital requirement is 1 CZK
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder is required
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process