Cyprus Company Incorporation

Set up your company in Cyprus without physical presence in 3 business days

set up your company in Cyprus and save tax without disruption, excessive costs and legal risks

Why spend hundreds of thousands or more in taxation? Register a company in Cyprus with company law experts for competitive fees and get instant legal advice and support whenever required.

Have a reputable law firm by your side when setting-up your company in Cyprus. Avoid wrong advice, bad set-up and mistakes that cost thousands.

1 Corporate tax and the Cyprus IP Box

Cyprus presents an attractive tax setting for entrepreneurs and companies alike. With a minimal corporate tax rate of just 12.5% (a special rate of 2.5% for tech firms), among the lowest in Europe, it’s a smart choice.

Furthermore, Cyprus offers a 0% capital gains tax (excluding real estate) and 0% dividends tax for non-domiciled tax residents, making Cyprus an excellent destination for selling startup shares or software assets, letting you maximize your profits.

2 Company registration, administration & registered office

Register your Cyprus company in just 3 working days by selecting a pre-approved company name from the Cyprus Companies Registrar. Or opt for a ready-made (off-the-shelf) company and get started on the same day.

We handle all your administrative requirements, including legal, regulatory, and accounting needs. Plus, we provide nominee director(s) and shareholders, a secretary, and a registered office in Cyprus.

3 Company substance, work permits, tax and bank account opening

With one dedicated contact, let us guide you on company substance, Tax and VAT registration, bank account opening, employment issues, work permits, and immigration permits, ensuring a hassle-free Cyprus company setup.

Gain peace of mind with a top-tier law firm supporting your setup journey. Whether it’s reviewing agreements or your group structure, coordinating with your international tax consultants, or addressing tax inquiries, we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

4 Tax residency – Non-Domiciled tax residents in Cyprus

For people moving to Cyprus, becoming a non-domiciled tax resident in Cyprus means that their dividends will not be taxed as Cyprus doesn’t tax dividends.

The only charge will be the payment of the General Health Insurance contributions (2.65% on a maximum of EUR180.000 = EUR4.770).

Thus, enjoy the confidence of having a leading law firm by your side throughout your set-up.

Become a non-domiciled tax resident in Cyprus quickly and stress-free

We help people moving to Cyprus become non-domiciled tax residents in Cyprus quickly and stress-free.

If you would like some help with the registration of a company in Cyprus, taxes or non-domiciled tax residency in Cyprus, contact us for a free consultation.

International Trusts

Get enhanced asset protection with Cyprus International Trusts

Create a proper Cyprus International Trust with the highest level of asset protection to protect your wealth and pass it on to the people you want

Receive guidance on Cyprus International Trusts or review your existing arrangements, understand the risks and what is the best way to achieve your aims

Enjoy comprehensive trust services in, including executing changes, serving as trustees, handling registrations, and drafting protective documents

If you would like some help with setting up or reviewing your Cyprus International trust then contact us for a free initial consultation.

What our clients say about us

We used Philippou lawyers in Paphos when we purchased our Property 14 years ago. After trouble with the Developer, they drew up our Cypriot Wills and obtained our Title Deeds through Land Registry. They are very friendly, and I will always use their service when needed. Highly recommend

Marian Marshall

Polycarpos Philippou’s office staff are friendly, always make you feel welcome, and treat you as an individual.
We have since recommended friends looking for a lawyer in Paphos to Philippou solicitors for various legal transactions, knowing they will receive a first-class service.

Gergana Ivanova

I would highly recommend Philippou Law to anyone going through the process of buying a property in Cyprus. The whole English-speaking team were friendly, responsive, thorough, and

Peter Morrison

We have never regretted using this lawyer in Paphos. They have dealt with purchase, sales and wills on our behalf over a number of years, always with courtesy, professionalism and friendliness. Would recommend them without hesitation!

Chris Whyman

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From the very beginning of our company, we have been dedicated to assisting individuals in purchasing and relocating to Cyprus while also providing legal solutions.

As a result, many of our clients have become cherished friends. Despite our significant growth as a company, we remain committed to our core family values, which continue to define us presently and will continue to do so in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions

The investment in a Cypriot business is one of the qualifying investment areas. For more details on citizenship by investment see our guide.

Yes, Cyprus has an extensive network of treaties on the avoidance of double taxation.

This depends on your goals. A Cyprus International Trust is typically used in estate and international tax planning and asset protection. A company is typically used to conduct business or to accumulate the dividends from businesses abroad. Sometimes both may be used..

A shareholders’ agreement will regulate the relationship between the shareholders. It may provide for different rules than the default rules in the law, such as both shareholders approving significant transactions, each shareholder having the right to appoint a director on the board. On many occasions the articles of association of the company may also have to change but this depends on each specific case.