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Register Your Business

What are the documents you need to officially register your business? Who are the entities involved? What are the fees incurred?

Setting Up a Joint Stock Company S.A.L

DOCUMENTS/TASKS:
 

  • Company's By-Laws or Articles of Association
  • Opening of a bank account confirming the subscription of the company's capital
  • Minutes of the Constitutive General Assembly
  • Minutes of the first Board Meeting
  • Registration Form 
  • Commercial Circular
  • Deed of Property/Rent or Occupancy Deed of the company’s headquarters
 

Setting Up a Holding Company

DOCUMENTS/TASKS:
 

  • Company's by-laws or Articles of Association
  • Opening of a bank account confirming the subscription of the company's capital
  • Minutes of the Constitutive General Assembly
  • Minutes of the first Board Meeting
  • Registration Form 
  • Commercial Circular
  • Deed of Property/Rent or Occupancy Deed of the company’s headquarters

Step by Step – Completing the Registration

Setting Up an Offsore Company

DOCUMENTS/TASKS:
 

  • Company's By-Laws or Articles of Association
  • Opening of a bank account confirming the subscription of the company's capital
  • Minutes of the Constitutive General Assembly
  • Minutes of the first Board Meeting
  • Registration Form 
  • Commercial Circular
  • Deed of Property/Rent or Occupancy Deed of the company’s headquarters
     
Step by Step – Completing the Registration

Setting Up A Limited Liability Company S.A.R.L

DOCUMENTS/TASKS:
 

  • Company's By-Laws or Articles of Association
  • Opening of a bank account confirming the subscription of the company's capital
  • Minutes of the Constitutive General Assembly
  • Registration Form 
  • Commercial Circular
 
Step by Step – Completing the Registration

Setting Up a Branch/Representative Office of a Foreign Company

DOCUMENTS/TASKS:
 

  • Registration Form for the Trade Register
  • Registration Form for the Ministry of Economy & Trade
  • Company's By-Laws or Articles of Association (If applicable)
  • Certificate of Incorporation in the foreign country
  • Company's Corporate Resolution
  • Manager's identification papers or passport
  • Legal Advisor's 'Bar Association' card (where applicable)
  • Deed of Property/Rent or Occupancy Deed of the company’s headquarters

Step by Step – Completing the Registration
Get in Touch
Lazarieh Tower, 4th Floor, Emir Bechir Street, Riad El-Solh Beirut, Lebanon, P.O.Box 113-7251
Phone
+961 1 983306 / 7 / 8
Fax
+961 1 983302 /3
SETTING UP YOUR BUSINESS IN LEBANON GUIDE 2016