Business Registration

A key first step in founding and operating a business is company registration. It entails registering your business with the relevant agencies and acquiring the required permissions and licenses. Our company registration service is designed to make this process as smooth and hassle-free as possible.

Services Includes

Business Name Registration

We can assist you with registering your business name and make sure it complies with all applicable laws.

Company Formation

We assist you in forming your company and provide guidance on the appropriate legal structure for your business.

Tax Registration

We help you register for tax and obtain the necessary tax identification numbers.

Permit & License Procurement

We assist you in obtaining the necessary permits and licenses required to operate your business.

Legal Compliance

We ensure that your business complies with all legal requirements and regulations, so you can avoid potential penalties or fines.

At our company registration service, we understand that starting a business can be a challenging process. That’s why we’re here to help you navigate the complexities of company registration and ensure that you have everything you need to get your business up and running. With our efficient and reliable services, you can focus on what really matters – building and growing your business.

Sole Proprietorship

Type of business for individually owned businesses who has full charge and authority of its own and has the ownership of all its assets. This is ideal for locally set- up businesses with simple structure and is to be registered in Department of Trade & Industry (DTI).



Under the Philippine Law, is treated as juridical person, having a separate legal personality from its members. Then, there are two types, general partnerships or limited partnerships. In general partnerships, partners have unlimited liability for the debts and obligation of the partnerships. While in limited partnerships, one or more general partners have unlimited liability and the limited partners have liability only up to the amount of their capital involvement.


As per Corporation Code of the Philippines, is a legal entity that is separate & distinct from its owners regulated by Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). It may consist of at least five (5) to fifteen (15) incorporators each of whom must hold at least one share. Furthermore, shareholders’ liability is limited only to their amount of shares.

Branch Office

A foreign corporation organized and existing under the law of its location of incorporation and is licensed (issued by SEC) to do business in the Philippines. Foreign head office business’ operations and activities can be performed here and allowed to derive income and is subject to corporate income tax. This is ideal for foreign companies that intend to open up their business here but do not want to establish a domestic corporation.


Representative Office

A foreign corporation organized and existing under foreign laws. Unlike Branch Office, it cannot derive income in the Philippines and it is not subject to income taxes. It does businesses with clients of the parent company engaging in activities such as information dissemination, communication center, promotion of company products, as well as quality control of products for export. It is required to have a minimum inward remittance of USD30,000.00 (Php1,350,000.00) (estimated amount).


Frequently Asked Questions

The Philippines offers several types of business entities for registration, including:

  • Sole Proprietorship: A business owned and operated by a single individual.
  • Partnership: A business owned by two or more individuals who share profits and liabilities.
  • Corporation: A legal entity separate from its owners, with shareholders and a board of directors.
  • Cooperative: A business owned and operated by a group of individuals with a common interest.

The process for registering a business in the Philippines generally involves the following steps:

  • Determine the business structure and name availability.
  • Register the business with the appropriate government agency: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for corporations, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for sole proprietorships and partnerships, or Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) for cooperatives.
  • Obtain necessary permits and licenses from the local government unit (LGU) where the business will operate.
  • Register for tax purposes with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and obtain a Tax Identification Number (TIN).

The required documents for business registration in the Philippines may vary depending on the business structure. However, common documents typically include:

  • Accomplished registration forms provided by the relevant government agency.
  • Valid identification documents of the business owner(s) or authorized representative(s).
  • Proof of business name availability.
  • Articles of Incorporation/Partnership/Cooperation.
  • Barangay Clearance or Certificate of Business Name Registration.
  • Location clearance from the LGU.
  • Lease contract or proof of ownership of business premises.

After business registration, there are several ongoing compliance requirements that businesses in the Philippines must fulfill, such as:

  • Filing and payment of taxes to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on a regular basis.
  • Annual general meetings and submission of required reports for corporations.
  • Renewal of business permits and licenses with the local government unit (LGU) annually or as required.
  • Compliance with labor laws and regulations, including employee benefits and working conditions.
  • Proper maintenance of accounting records and financial statements.


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