Greece Company Formations

Greece Company Incorporation

Greek Eteria Periorismenis Efthynis (EPE) Limited Liability Company

Incorporating a Greek Limited limited company, or Greek EPE only requires two company shareholders. The liability of the shareholders is also limited by the contribution to the share capital.

Benefits of a Greek Company

  • We offer our clients a reliable company formation service in Greece
  • It is not necessary to visit Greece to complete your incorporation
  • Our companies incorporation system comply with the Greek companies Acts

Greek Eteria Periorismenis Efthynis (EPE) Incorporation Procedure

A Greek Limited Company has to be registered with the Notary Public

The founders of the company submit to the Notary Public all documents necessary in order to incorporate the company:

  • Register the company in the General Commercial Registry
  • Publication in the Official Gazette;
  • Registration with the Chamber
  • Registration with the relevant social security organisation
  • Registration with the relevant tax authorities for granting of the Tax Registration Number (AFM)

After approval of the above documents, the legal representative with a power of attorney granting specific authority to do so, have to appear before the notary public and sign the contract of incorporation, in which the Articles of Incorporation are included.

The Notary Public issues a Certificate confirming the date of incorporation, name and company type, General Commercial Registry number, Tax Registration Number, Chamber registration number and the number of Official Gazette publication.

Registration Information

To incorporate a Greek company the following is required for the company registrar:

  • Proposed Company Name
  • Brief Description of Company Activities
  • Shareholders Details
  • Company Directors Details
  • Greece Registered Office Address
  • Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association

Company Name

We check that your company name is acceptable and is not already incorporated with the Greek Companies Registry.

Greece Representative Office

In Greece there is no such term as a Registered Office; rather, a physical Representative Office based in Greece is requested by the authorities. The space will be physically inspected by tax officers.

Company Directors and Shareholders

  • Directors and Shareholders may be of any nationality
  • The names of directors and shareholders are filed at the companies registry
  • There is no requirement to appoint a Greece resident director
  • The shareholders of the Greek company can be either corporations or individuals

Annual Requirements

Greek Eteria Periorismenis Efthynis (EPE) are required to file an annual financial statement and an annual return. Large companies may be subject to an audit.

Ready Made Company

The concept of a ready made company does not exist in Greece, hence ready made companies are not available in this jurisdiction.

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Greece Fees to Incorporate
  • Company Formation - £2800
  • Vat Registration Assistance - £250
  • Provision of Representative Office - £1100
  • Company Secretary if required - £650
Greece Annual Maintenance Fees
  • Provision of Representative Office - £1100
  • Company Secretary if required - £650
  • Directors Register Maintenance - £120
Greece Advantages
  • Time - 2 - 3 weeks to incorporate your Greece company
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Share Capital - the share capital requirement is €4500
  • Shareholders - only 2 shareholders are required
  • Shareholders - 100% foreign shareholders allowed
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process
Required to Proceed
  • Company Name - We can check your company name is available
  • Passport - colour scan of your passport
  • Documents - copy of a utility bill, credit card or bank statement showing your private address
  • Start now - complete here
  • Upload - proof of address & copy passport can be uploaded here