11 steps to incorporating in Norway

Norway business incorporation is simple, as confirmed by the World Bank. This organization indeed ranks the country as the 6th best place in the world in terms of the ease of doing business. Because of Healy Consultants’ transparent and professional approach, incorporation formalities can usually be completed within five weeks. Norway business incorporation process normally evolves as follows:
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  1. Before Healy Consultants proceeds with company incorporation, our Client settles our engagement fees and signs our standard engagement letter. Healy Consultants provides our Client with a detailed engagement project plan, outlining expected procedures, and Norway incorporation timelines. This helps minimize any inconvenience to our Client;
  2. Our Client and Healy Consultants’ Norway incorporation specialist agree the legal, tax, and accounting implications of company incorporation in Norway;
  3. Healy Consultants’ Norway incorporation service provider collects the required due diligence from our Client, including passport copies, proof of address, and details of the company’s intended activities;
  4. Prior to incorporating the company in Norway, our Client and Healy Consultants agree the company name and the optimum corporate structure, including shareholders and directors. Check the availability of your preferred company name here!;
  5. Before Norway business incorporation, Healy Consultants arranges to pay the required paid-up capital of NOK30,000 (€3,100) to a local bank;
  6. Healy Consultants prepares Norway corporate documents for our Client’s signature and return to our office;
  7. Our incorporation team submits the corporate documents, along with proof of payment of minimum capital, to the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. Approximately one week later, the Register of Business Enterprises issues a Certificate of Registration, along with a business enterprise organization number, copies of which are scanned, and e-mailed to our Client;
  8. Following Norway company set up, Healy Consultants provides our company with a complete company kit including i) original certificate of incorporation ii) a bound copy of Norway government approved Articles of Association iii) original share certificates iv) an original Norway government receipt as evidence of payment of annual Norway incorporation and license fees and v) company incorporation services feedback survey for our Client to complete;
  9. To support Norway company setup, Healy Consultants’ banking team completes corporate bank account opening for our Client. The account includes world-class multi-currency internet banking facilities and our Client is not required to visit Norway to complete this task;
  10. To support company, Healy Consultants provides our Client with a local business address in Norway for invoicing purposes, together with telephone, fax, and email support where required. If required, Healy Consultants assists our Client to locate business premises in Norway and recruit local staff;
  11. After Norway business incorporation, Healy Consultants assists our Client to obtain corporate finance, trade finance, and to open merchant accounts.

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For additional information on our company incorporation services in Norway, please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Seth Ochieng, directly:
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