Register e-Commerce Company in the Philippines

The growing number of online consumers in the Philippines who are using the internet to purchase goods and services have attracted both foreign and local investors to establish e-commerce businesses or internet companies in the Philippines.

There are several factors to consider in registering an e-Commerce company/Internet company in the Philippines. Company formation and paid up capital will depend on the the nature of the business and the company’s targeted clientele.

  • If the company will be fully foreign owned,  will not be engaged in retail and will cater to the local or Philippine market, the paid-up capital is USD 200,00 and can be formed as a Domestic Corporation.
  • If the company will be fully foreign-owned, will not be engaged in retail, will cater to international clients or clients located overseas, the paid-up capital is at PHP 5,000, minimum and can be formed as a Domestic Corporation.
  • If the company will be Filipino owned and will cater to the local or international market, the paid-up capital is a minimum of PHP 5,000 and can be formed as a Domestic Corporation
  • If the company will be foreign-owned and will be engaged in retail/online retail, the paid-up capital is USD 2.5 Million.
  • If the company will be Filipino owned and will be engaged in retail/online retail, paid-up capital is less than USD 2.5 Million.

K&C Corporate Lawyers will be able to assist you register your e-commerce or internet company with the Philippine government agencies and obtain licenses and permit with the local government units.