Company registration in Peru

Name of service Bronze Silver Gold
Company name verification and reservation in the commercial register Registro de Personas Juridicas Verifying the availability and reserving of your preferred company name
Company registration including government fees S.A.C. (LTD) Preparation and submission of all required documents and fees to the relevant government authorities for company registration, ensuring a streamlined process for our clients
Memorandum of association and a license to conduct business Preparation of the memorandum of association and license release applications, which defines the procedure for the creation of the company; the authorized capital of the company; the size and nominal value of the shares of the founders, as well as the order of payment
Minutes of the meeting of directors of the company Document preparation necessary for the legal registration of directors within the company structre
Certificate of incorporation Provision of international standard certificate of incorporation for your company
Company seal Preparation of a comprehensive package of incorporation documents for any form of company ownership in electronic form
Assistance with a RUC tax number obtainment Assistance in obtaining a RUC number for your company, which is necessary for accounting and payment of value added tax in accordance with tax requirements
Assistance in opening a corporate account in traditional bank: BCP, BBVA Peru, Scotiabank Peru, Banco Internacional Collection, processing and filing of documents required for opening a corporate account in a traditional bank, including consultation on the choice of appropriate jurisdiction
Support in obtaining a work visa for the director Support in obtaining a visa for the director, which is necessary to obtain the status of a legal representative of the company
Free consultation We offer a free consultation where you can discuss your needs and questions regarding company registration and management. Our experts will be happy to help you understand the process and provide guidance based on your situation. We are happy to answer your questions and help you make an informed decision about the services you need
Total cost
4200$ 6400$ 9300$
Remote company registration with transfer of authority
900$ 900$ 900$
Provision of a legal address for 1 (one) year
350$ 350$ 350$
Accounting services
480$ 480$ 480$

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6 easy steps to get started
  • 1

    Select your
    preferred jurisdiction

  • 2

    Choose a bank
    that meets your
    company's needs

  • 3

    Pay for our services
    using a convenient
    payment method

  • 4

    Receive all necessary
    corporate documents

  • 5

    Receive details
    for your newly opened
    bank account

  • 6

    We'll deliver the original
    documents directly
    to you

Entrepreneurs doing business internationally pay attention to this jurisdiction. Registering a company in Peru opens up access to the western market and it is a convenient tool for international trade, planning revenues and taxes, and protecting assets. If this jurisdiction interests you too, it is possible to start a business here in one of these forms.

Major Forms of Legal and Business Presence

If you consider an option of company registration in Peru, this may be practically realized in one of these forms:

  • Limited Liability Company − a corporate entity where founders don't risk losing any funds in excess of the contributed - their liabilities are limited. The minimum legally required paid-up capital is USD1. But, practically such has to correspond to the types of activities that an entity is going to conduct with depositing at least 25% of such at the moment for registration. The number of members may be from 2 to 20.
  • Joint Stock Company − an entity that can freely transfer its shares and offer them to the public. The minimum paid-up capital, in this case, is also USD1. But, practically, Peruvian banks don't deposit a sum of chartered capital less than PEN 3,300.00. The liability of shareowners (minimum of two are required to form an entity) is also limited to the value of such shares only.

Registration Requirements and Steps

Company formation in Peru, an LLC for instance, covers these preliminary registration steps:

  1. Defining commercial objectives and the most suitable form of a business structure (reflecting those in a business plan).
  2. Picking and checking a business name.
  3. Making preparatory arrangements (collecting required personal data, depositing a part of the entity's capital, arranging a registered address, etc.).
  4. Drafting statutory documents.
  5. Collecting and submitting the set of documents for the registration.
  6. Obtaining a registration number for paying taxes.
  7. Registration of the certificate of compatibility (it is proved that the business will not adversely affect the region).
  8. Obtaining licenses for commerce and municipal one, from the city council.

Tax System in Peru

Company incorporation in Peru is associated with the next tax highlights entrepreneurs may find workable:

  • Corporate income tax (CIT) rate − 29.5%
  • Personal income tax rate − 30%
  • Value-added tax rate − 18%
  • Withholding tax rates − (i) dividends − 5%, (ii) interests − 4.99%, (iii) royalties − 30%
  • Capital gains tax rates − (i) corporate − subject to the basic CIT rate, (ii) individual − 5%

Advantages of the Jurisdiction

Company incorporation in Peru may turn out to be a profitable arrangement because of:

  • stable economy and advantageous tax regime;
  • free zones available (with 0% corporate tax rate)
  • absence of currency exchange control and any obstacles to the capital export;
  • no need for a local registered office and agent;
  • access to reporting is closed.

How Prifinance Specialists May Help You

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