Norway Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Norway


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Norway through our affiliated Norwegian lawyers and Law Firms in Oslo and other major cities in Norway. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Norwegian Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Norwegian Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Norway

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Norway in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Norwegian Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Norway

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Norwegian companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Norway

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Norwegian market.

Due Diligence in Norway

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Norwegian business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Norway).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Norway

Advice on any Norwegian tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

Articles on Law in Norway

Types of Norwegian companies

Entrepreneurs who choose to establish a company in Norway find a welcoming environment, with a stable economy and efficient organization. The main company types are the private and the public limited company. Forming a Public Limited Company (Allmennaksjeselskaper - ASA) in Norway This company type ...

Set up a Norwegian company

Norway is considered a country with a highly developed, stable and evolving economy which offers several opportunities for both foreign and domestic business investors, providing a simple incorporation procedure. The law provides few requirements in order to establish a Norwegian company and a great ...

The Company Register Centre of Norway

The institution responsible with company registration and administering legislation on businesses in Norway is the Brønnøysund Register Centre. It is a government body and functions under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The institution contributes towards a better organized busines ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Norway

Setting up a business in Norway can be a profitable activity, mostly due to the state's stable economy and encouraging treatment towards foreign investment. Establishing a business in Norway can be done through incorporating a new company subject to taxation and registration. However an already exis ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Norway

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Norwegian AS (Private Limited Liability Company)? The Private Limited Liability Company is the most common business type used in Norway, founded by one or more shareholders who must provide at least 100.000 NOK or approximately 12.800 EUR. 2. What is the mi ...

Shelf Company in Norway

There are various ways in which a foreign entrepreneur can engage in business in Norway, and obtain profit. Commencing commercial activities can be done by company establishment. There are two ways an investor can set up a company. The first implies the traditional from scratch company establishment ...

Paying Taxes in Norway

  1. What is the corporate tax in Norway? Resident companies in Norway are subject to taxation of the corporate tax for worldwide profits and gains, while non-resident companies are subject to corporate tax for the gains and profits made in Norway. The general rate of the corporate tax is ...

Company Liquidation in Norway

BridgeWest handles company liquidation in Norway. For more information, please contact us.    The liquidation of a Norwegian company is following the rules of the Limited Companies Act, Partnerships Act, Cooperatives Act and the Foundations Act. The decision of company liquidatio ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Norway

The main Norwegian non-profit organizations are established as foundations. The foundations are regulated by the “The Foundations Act” which stipulates that these forms of legal entity are funds made available by lawful act with the specific purpose of a non-profit, social, humanitarian, ...

Nominee Director in Norway

 For the incorporation of a Norwegian company (Public Limited Company-Allmennaksjeselskaper – ASA or Private Limited Company-Aksjeselskaper - AS) it’s necessary to appoint company’s directors who will be mentioned in the articles of association (document containing its interna ...

Set up a company in Norway

Norway is a highly developed country with a stable and evolving economy which presents a series of opportunities for business investors, both foreign and national. There are few requirements to establish a Norwegian company and the taxes that have to be paid are fairly low. The incorporati ...

Meet us in Oslo

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Oslo, Norway. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Norway.

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 Norway.