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Key Corporate Features & Document Requirements for Switzerland

Updated time: Dec 9, 2015 , 11:10 (UTC+08:00)

Switzerland

General
Type of entity Limited Liability Company/ Stock Corporation/ Sole Proprietorship
Type of law Common
Our time to establish a new company Normal with 9 working days or 5 working days in urgent
Share Capital or Equivalent
Standard currency CHF
Permitted currencies Any
Usual Minimum issued 20.000 CHF/ 100,000 CHF/ 100,000 CHF
Directors or Managers
Minimum number At least one must be Swiss resident.
Members
Minimum number Two
Publicly accessible records Yes
Location of meetings Anywhere
Company Secretary
Required Yes
Local or qualified No, but Cyprus advisable for residency and compliance
Accounts
Requirement to prepare Yes
Audit requirements Yes
Local Auditor Yes
Requirement to file accounts Yes
Other
Requirement to file annual return Yes
Change in domicile permitted Yes
 

Documents required from customers

  • Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director
  • Proof of residential address of each director and shareholder (Must be in English or certified translation version)
  • The proposed company names
  • The issued  share capital and par value of shares


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