Carrying business in Macau, below are the most common forms of commercial entities:

Limited Liability Company by Quotas

This is the most common type of company set up in Macao, composed of a minimum of 2 and maximum of 30 members. The minimum number of quota issued should therefore be two and the minimum value for each quota should not less than Mop1000, each subscriber should have at least 1 quota.
However, another type of limited liability company by quotas is also available, Limited Liability Company by a Sole Owner. Any natural person can set up his own company with his own capital. This company is formed by 1 quota and consists of 1 single person. This type of company is subject to the same regulations that apply to Limited Liability Company by quotas.

*Quota is a share in a private limited liability company. The rights of transferring is restricted and it prohibit any invitation to the public to subscribe for any shares in the company.

Number of owner Capital Form and realization of participation of capital Compulsive additional trade name
Limited Liability Company by quotas 2 to 30 persons Minimum limit:MOP25,000 and No maximum limit By purchasing quota of the company ,the nominal value of the quota at least 1,000 or in multiples of 100 L.D.A.
Limited Liability Company by sole owner 1 person Minimum limit:MOP25,000 and No maximum limit Capital of 1 share and the rest is same as Limited Liability Company by quotas Sociedade Unipessoal Lda
Procedure Legal mean/location Requirements
1. Application of admissibility of trade name Commercial Registry Office (CRCBM) Fill up the required form with proposed name, and a clear definition of the objectives of the company

2. Memorandum and Articles of Association
* (within 60 days of obtaining trade name )

- through IPIM’s private notary; or
- lawyer registered in Macao; or
- document written by the applicant and certified by the notary
Notarial contract or individual contract confirmed by a public or private notary, according to type of company and legal requirements in force
3. Registry of the Company

*(within 15 days of signing of the memorandum)

Commercial Registry Office (CRCBM)

1. Letter of Application (with the verification
of signature)
2. Company Constitution Document
3. List of names of shareholders and I.D. copies
4. List of names of the administrative board
5. Letter of Appointment of the administrative board
6. Copy Certificate of Admissibility of Trade Name

4. Declaration of commencement of
operation
Macau Finances Services Bureau (DSF)

      1. Filing in the Industrial Tax ( Form M1, 2 copies) with the verification of signature

 

      2. List of names of the shareholders and their ID copies

 

      3. List of names and Letter of Appointment of the administrative board

 

      4. Certificate of registration issued by Commercial Registry Office (CRCBM)

 

      5. Copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association

 

    6. Payment of the Industrial Tax (Form M 8)

 

Investor may establish the above companies through OneStart incorporation services. Please call (852) 3575 0222 for inquiries.

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