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Registration of representative office of foreign company in Ukraine

Registration of representative office of foreign company in Ukraine

What we do

  • we help to make the more appropriate choice: a representation office or a subsidiary company in the form of an LLC, all considering the client’s situation;
  • we consult on the matters of registration of a representation office, about particularities of its legal status and functioning;
  • we prepare a draft of decision of the parent company about creation of representation office, application about registration, power of attorney for the chief of the representation office, and also drafts of other documents which the parent company is to sign;
  • if required, we agree with the Ministry of Economic Development the drafts of documents of foreign company yet before they are signed;
  • we submit documents to the corresponding government authorities and support registration of a representation office on a “ready-made” basis;
  • we order and support getting service cards for foreign employees.

OUR FEES

Cost of services
18 000 UAH

Our services do not include the cost of translation and notarial certifying of documents, nor the relevant state fees.

Official payment to the state is ,500 US dollars.


Period of registration of a representation office – 65 work days. If required, and if so agreed with the Client, the period of registration can be reduced.

Calculation of the deadline for registration of representation office begins after receiving from a foreign company all the signed documents and the requested information.

For your convenience, the translation of documents into Ukrainian can be done by our translator partners.

Successfully rendered services

Registeration of a representation office of a foreign company in April 2019

Registered a non-permanent representatative office of the Swedish company and registered it at the corresponding government authorities (statistical office and SFS of Ukraine).

Registered the permanent representation of Georgian company

Spesialized lawyers of our company escorted the process of registration the permanent representation of Georgian company in Kiev in December, 2018.

Registration of representative office of a foreign company in January-April 2018

Our firm have accompanied the establishment of representation of a foreign company in Kiev and registration in the fiscal service and statistical office.

Registration of representative office in December of 2013

Registration certificate of foreign company representative office (Kharkiv).

WHY CHOOSE US

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    WE GUARANTEE FINAL RESULT

    We always focus on the final result – registration of a representation office on a “ready-made” basis. Therefore, in case of force majeure circumstances (for example, illegal actions or inaction of officers of government authorities, failure in the database of state registers etc.) we independently look for ways out of the given situation. With that, the cost of our services is not increased.
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    YOU ECONOMIZE YOUR TIME WITH US

    Firstly, Client’s participation is limited by providing the necessary information and signing the documents we have developed and have sent him via e-mail. Secondly, thanks to competence of our specialists, there will be no need to redo documents. Thirdly, thanks to many years’ experience of registration of representation office and communication with the Ministry of Economic Development, for the latter, there arise no questions concerning documents prepared by our specialists, therefore, as a rule, they are considered within shorter time than provided by the law.
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    IF REQUIRED, WE CAN PROVIDE A LEGAL ADDRESS

    A representation office should be registered at a specific address. Foreign clients do not always manage to find a suitable office. Therefore, for a certain period, a representation office can be registered at our address as sub-lease holder.
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    WE HAVE MANY YEARS’ EXPERIENCE OF REGISTRATION OF REPRESENTATION OFFICES OF FOREIGN COMPANIES

    Based on documents we developed, many representation offices of foreign companies from the USA, Russia, Turkey, European countries have been registered already (our company has been doing business since 2006).

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Documents for registration

  • The document confirming the fact of registration of a company in the country in which it is located
  • Reference from the bank at which the account of the parent company is opened
  • Decision on incorporation of representation office, power of attorney for the chief of representation office

Our lawyers provide an example of decision of a parent company about creation of a representation office in Ukraine, a power of attorney of the chief of representation office for our employees for registration of representation office.

 

As a rule, the document confirming the registration of a parent company is an extract from the trading, banking or judicial register of the country where such a company is located.

 

A copy of the lease agreement of a service room (office) of a representation office is not provided at the stage of registration of a representation office at the Ministry of Economic Development. However, in the future activity, such an agreement is required, and our company can provide it for the controlling authorities.

 

You will not have to additionally look for a legal address for a representation office.

REFERENCES FROM OUR CLIENTS

General Manager V. Abramov, PJSC "ORGREGIONPROEKT"

Upon requesting services of Law firm "Pravova Dopomoga" we received comprehensive information about representative office registration procedure, required resources and terms that helped us to assess the situation and finally reassure ourseves about the decision we made... More information

Important to know

For a representation office of a foreign company to function according to the Ukrainian law, the following actions are to be performed:

  1. register the representation office at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine;
  2. enter the enterprise in the unified state register of enterprises and organizations of Ukraine, register at the state tax authorities.

Upon completion, you will receive:

  • a certificate of registration of representation office of foreign company;
  • a reference about entering the representation office in the unified state register of enterprises and organizations of Ukraine (Reference of statistics);
  • a notification about unified social tax payer registration (if required);
  • a form 34-ОПП reference.

The Company also provides a package of services on getting service cards for foreign employees of the representation office.

ANSWERS TO FAQs

Which is the better choice: a representation office or a subsidiary company in form of an LLC?
Everything depends on the purposes of coming to the Ukrainian market. If that is, for example, making Ukrainian consumers familiar with activity and products of the parent company, a representation office is enough. If you plan an activity which is licensed in Ukraine, that should be obligatorily a legal entity. A LLC is the most suitable for those purposes. A representation office has no right to get a license. You can familiarize yourself in detail here about the difference between a representation office and a LLC.
Can a representation office in Ukraine act based on approval documents issued for the parent company in the country of its registration?
No, it cannot. The licenses and permits issued for the parent company in the country of its registration are not valid in Ukraine.

SWIFT OBTAINMENT
AND BEST QUALITY PROVEN BY YEARS OF PRACTICE!

Volodymyr Gurlov, Managing partner

Volodymyr Gurlov, Managing partner

RELEVANT INFORMATION

Additional information about registration of a representation office

If you want to register a representation office of a foreign company in Ukraine, you should know that:

  • representation offices of foreign companies in Ukraine are registered by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine;
  • a representation office of a foreign company is not a legal entity;
  • to work at a representation office of a foreign company, a non-resident must not get a permit for employment (which is a significant advantage), and instead of it, the Ministry of Economic Development of Trade of Ukraine issues service cards for employees of a representation office;
  • the basis for performance of activity by a representation office of a foreign company is a power of attorney for a representative of a foreign company;
  • a representation office without right of performing the entrepreneurial activity shall open a “Н”-type account, and the one with the right of performing the entrepreneurial activity shall open a “П”-type account;
  • a representation office may open accounts both in national currency and in foreign currency;
  • a representation office is registered at the local tax office and at the statistics authorities;
  • national duty for registration of a representation office of a foreign company is ,500 US dollars.

Procedure of registration of a foreign representation office


After reaching an agreement concerning the period and the cost of services on registration of a representation office of a foreign company in Ukraine, an agreement with the Client about service providing is signed. After preparation of all the required documents and their being signed by a representative of a foreign company, the documents are submitted to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.

 

 
After finishing the registration of a representation office within the provided period, we pass to the Client all the documents for representation office of a foreign company (for the Clients staying in other regions, we pass the documents by the courier service).


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