Company registration in Madeira

Since 1992 Feod Group has been providing a wide range of corporate, immigration and legal services

The company includes Portuguese advocates


✓ Registration of companies in Madeira remotely
✓ Opening a corporate and personal bank account
✓ Organization of a real office of the company (substance)
✓ Obtaining the status of a tax resident
✓ Obtaining a residence permit in Portugal for the entire family
✓ Confirmation of the origin of the source of funds

In addition, we offer a full range of services for relocation and orientation in Portugal: organization of a company office, recruitment and recruitment services, accounting services, purchase and rental of real estate, selection of schools and universities for children, health insurance in Portugal and much more.


Madeira International Business Center


The Madeira Archipelago is an autonomous region of Portugal and is located in the Atlantic Ocean, a 3-hour flight from main European capitals.

Madeira is a special economic zone with a large number of tax incentives aimed at attracting foreign investors and entrepreneurs.

The Madeira International Business Center (MIBC) has been approved by the European Union and is fully compliant with EU legislation. The EU has extended the special tax regime until 2027.

All European Union directives are applicable to Madeira and thus guarantee a stable legal system that fully protects the rights and interests of investors.

Therefore, there are many reasons and advantages for opening a company in Madeira.

Benefits of doing business in Madeira

✔ Registered companies in Madeira are Portuguese and are automatically assigned a VAT number which gives direct access to the EU market.

✔ A special system of tax incentives (for example, Madeira has the lowest corporate tax in the EU – 5%) and the ability to change tax residency.

✔ Madeira is not considered a “tax haven” and therefore is not included in any international blacklist. Madeira companies are not offshore.

✔ Portugal has over 73 double taxation treaties.

✔ Low running costs compared to other EU regions.

✔ Possibility to obtain a residence permit in Portugal for the entire family.

✔ Ability to relocate employees to Madeira under the Intra Company Transferee program.

✔ Madeira also means safety, high quality of life, developed infrastructure, highly qualified workforce, mild climate and natural beauty.



    Company registration in Madeira


    In order to open a company in Madeira, you first need to choose the type of company.

    The most common legal forms of companies in Madeira are:

    LDA is an analogue of a limited liability company, it can be registered with the participation of one shareholder and a minimum capital of 1 euro per shareholder. There is also no need to appoint directors, you can appoint a manager who, by law, has the authority to manage the company.

    Joint-stock company with a minimum authorized capital of 50,000 euros and the number of shareholders – 5. It is also necessary to create a board of directors. With an authorized capital of up to EUR 200,000, 1 director and 1 shareholder are sufficient.

    SGPS companies must be in the legal form of SA or Lda., The sole purpose of which is to manage the shares of other companies.

    Branches of foreign companies do not have requirements for the minimum size of the authorized capital.

    Business registration in Madeira

    Despite the special status and attractive tax regime, any foreign citizen who meets the legal requirements can register a company in Madeira.

    We provide our clients with services for remote registration of a company in Madeira and opening a bank account!

    Registration fees

    Companies that register in Madeira are exempt from notary and registration fees.

    Only the fee for obtaining an MIBC license of EUR 1,000 and an annual fee of EUR 1,800 are payable.


    Tax regime in Madeira


    To be eligible for these benefits, licensed companies must meet one of the following requirements:


      ✓ Can a non-resident open a company in Madeira?

      Yes, both an EU resident and any other foreigner can register a company in Madeira.

      ✓ How to open a company in Madeira?

      To open your business on the island of Madeira, you need to go through several main stages: choose the type of company, register the name of the company in the national register, certify the statutory documents, open a Portuguese corporate bank account and deposit the authorized capital, obtain a special MIBC license, register the company in the national register and tax authorities.

      To avoid mistakes when registering your company, please contact Feod Group specialists. The company engages a Portuguese accredited advocate, Vasco Cardoso.

      ✓ Can I register a company in Madeira remotely?

      Yes, personal presence is not required to register a company. We provide services for the remote registration of a company in Madeira by power of attorney to a Portuguese accredited lawyer.

      ✓ How to open a bank account in Madeira?

      In order to open a bank account in Madeira, you need to collect a package of documents, translate and certify them, fill out bank forms, as well as go through a bank check, and, if necessary, an interview with a bank representative.

      Why clients choose Feod Group

      Since 1992, Feod Group has been providing a wide range of legal, business and immigration services in Europe, the USA and other countries of the world.

      The company has accredited western lawyers, experts in various fields of law and jurisdictions of the world.

      Having offices in Europe and the USA, Feod Group provides rapid paperwork and maximum customer comfort.

      We provide our clients with related services, such as relocation and adaptation abroad, organizing family relocation abroad, enrollment of children in schools and many other services.

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