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Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

Full Suite Incorporation Services for Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

Entrepreneurs who wish to start and expand their business in the Philippines must prepare and register permits and certificates from various government agencies to establish their company.

With our end-to-end assistance with company registration, we aim to assist businessmen in building their corporate ventures.

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. 

Our Simplified Approach to Starting an Enterprise

Starting a business can be challenging. To help you, we provide end-to-end company formation services that cater to local and foreign businessmen seeking to set up a business in the Philippines.

We can help you secure the necessary registration, licenses, and permits from appropriate government agencies so you can focus on your core business.

Our dedicated business registration and corporate housekeeping teams can ensure the company’s compliance with all SEC mandates.

Our partner law firm can guide you in navigating corporate, tax, labor, and other laws in the Philippines, enabling you to do business confidently.

Our partner tax firm can keep your company compliant with its tax obligations.

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

Making Company Formation Easier

Starting a business in the Philippines has never been easier. Our full suite of company incorporation processes allows us to provide quality service that will guarantee entrepreneurs a smooth sailing business venture. 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 the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Social Security System (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHILHEALTH), and Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF).
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Frequently Asked Questions about Company Incorporation 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. Register key information on the proposed company with the SEC online registration system (includes name reservation)
  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
  • Comply with annual regulatory requirements

The company may also apply for tax incentives at its option, depending if the business qualifies for incentives.

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 sufficient to support the business activities 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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