Bosnia and Herzegovina Company Formation

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Company Formation in Bosnia


BridgeWest can assist and guide foreign investors from all over the world throughout the entire company formation procedure in Bosnia. Our assistance includes:

- drafting the Bosnian Articles of Association (Incorporation) and granting assistance throughout the process;
- drafting all other documents required for the incorporation;
- arranging Public Notary procedures and certified translations (if required);
- offering a Virtual Office for your company in Bosnia (if required);
- setting up a bank account when starting a company in Bosnia.
- recommending an accountant in Bosnia.

BridgeWest can provide assistance for the formation of the following types of companies:

Limited liability company in Bosnia
This entity type is established by one or more domestic or foreign natural or legal entities with the initial capital divided. The minimum required capital of a limited liability company is EUR 2,000 and it is used for small to medium sized business opened in Bosnia. The founders of a limited liability company are liable for the value of his or her investment in the company.

Joint stock company in Bosnia
A joint stock company is not very used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as it is a company type designated for business at a large scale. The joint stock company can be established by one or more persons or legal entities, which can be foreign or domestic. The minimum required capital of a JSC is EUR 25.000. The liability of the partners is limited to the value of their investment in the company. The open joint stock company started in Bosnia can list its shares on the market and sell them freely to the public.
BridgeWest is also able to offer readymade Bosnian companies and VAT registration.

Please contact us for more information and prices about starting a company in Bosnia.

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Articles on Company Formation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Set up Company in Bosnia

Setting up a company in Bosnia and Herzegovina implies a series of well-structured procedures. An entrepreneur must register for tax purposes, insurance, health and in order to obtain the certificate of function and registering the company with Municipal Court is mandatory. Foreign investors fi ...

Types of companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Company Law of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina regulates the establishment, operation and dissolution of businesses. The registration procedure of a company in Bosnia is done in maximum five days at the Ministry of Trade. There are a number of possibilities for foreign investors to acti ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  1. What is the minimum share capital for a Limited Liability Company in Bosnia and Herzegovina?   The minimum share capital needed for incorporating a Limited Liability Company (d.o.o.) in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 2,000 EUR, which has to be fully paid prior to registration. &n ...

Paying Taxes in Bosnia and Herzegovina

1. What is the corporate tax in Bosnia and Herzegovina? The corporate tax rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 10%. Only companies with less than 9 employees and less than 100,000 BAM per year revenue and proving that no more 50% of the revenue comes from a single client are entitled to a re ...

Company Liquidation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in  Bosnia and Herzegovina . Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, dealing with the Court, closing the company's ban ...

Open a Representative Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Are there any special requirements for creating a Representative Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina? A foreign company may open a representative office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, if it follows the regulations of the Decision of Establishment and Operations of Foreign Persons. A representative office c ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Bosnia and Herzegovina

 There are many regulations regarding the non-profit organizations established in Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina and in the Republika Srpska but the most relevant ones are the Federation Law on the Associations of Citizens (1995), the Law on Associations and Foundations (Republika Srpska) (2 ...

Nominee Director in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The term “nominee director” is usually defying a person, corporate body or individual, which have rented its name to a legal entity to be used in the process of company incorporation. It’s used especially by the entities willing to keep their implication in a company secret from pu ...

Open Business in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Meet us in Sarajevo

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers and accountants in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hertegovina. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Bosnia-Hertegovina.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Bosnia-Hertegovina.