We can assist with every step of the company incorporation process in Poland. We will incorporate your Polish Limited Liability Company (Spólka z o.o.) company with the National Court Register.
We prepare the deed of incorporation for your Company and the Company's Articles of Association in the form of a notarial deed. The notarial deed we prepare contains the following:
The Articles of Association for your limited liability company are signed and notarised. The application to register your company with the State Court Register and Statistical Office is then completed, we then obtain your REGON number. This number is unique to your company; it identifies the company's business sector, as well as various other details. The company registration is then officially announced in the Monitor Sadowy i Gospodarczy.
Our Company Formation package in Poland includes:
All taxes and payments included. The documents you receive in the end of the registration process:
The name of your Polish company, should contain the suffix spólka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnoscia or, the abbreviation Spólka z o.o. or sp. z o.o to denote Limited Liability.
Only one director is required to incorporation a company in Poland, this must be an individual. Corporate directors are not permitted. There are no restrictions on the nationality and residency of directors. A register of directors must be kept at the company’s registered office in Poland.
Only one shareholder is required. There are no restrictions on the nationality or residency of the shareholders, 100% foreign ownership is permitted. A shareholder register must be kept at the registered office.
The minimum share capital of a Polish limited liability company is PLN 5000 (€1200). and the lowest permitted value of a single share is PLN 50 (€12). Shares in a limited liability company are rights, not securities, which means that share certificates are not issued.
All companies are required to have a registered office in Poland, where legal company documents and correspondence may be served. We can assist with this service.
It is not a legal requirement to obtain the services of a company secretary. If you do require a company secretary we can assist.
We obtain your Rejestr urzedowy podmiotw Gospodarki Narodowej (REGON) number from the statistical office (Urzad Statystyczny).
The Regon number is obtained prior to registration of your Company at the National Court Register, and within 14 days of the notarial deed.
A Polish company is required to register for the purposes of VAT within 20 days of starting its business activity. We can assist in applying for VAT registration once the company is incorporated.
Polish companies are required to prepare accounting records that must be kept at the registered office in Poland and submit annual financial statements within three months following the end of the financial year.
The Polish commercial code allows for the establishment of branch offices in Poland of foreign companies. The branch office is registered in the Polish commercial register and is issued with a Polish KRS number.
The branch office can carry out all the activities that may be carried out by the parent company. The branch operates in Poland under the name of the parent company with the addition 'Oddzial w Polsce'.
The individual is then entered into the court register, similar to a Director in a Polish limited liability company.
The branch office is required to: