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Hamburg's company formation service

· Company Formation

Foreign investors interested in opening a company in Hamburg, Germany should be familiar with the company registration process. Our German company formation specialists offer a wide range of company registration services in Hamburg.

Register a company in Hamburg

Our Germany company formation agents can assist you throughout the registration process, including the following steps:

  • Received the trade name of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
  • Notarization of notarized constitutions and memorandum, procedures supervised by German notaries;
  • Open a corporate bank account;
  • The company's articles of association are filed in the business registry; investors can submit documents on the online platform of the above institutions;
  • Obtain a special permit or permit based on the company's business activities; investors should be aware that the license to operate a business in Hamburg is issued by the Trade Registry;
  • Registration of the company and related institutions;
  • If the company hires a local workforce, investors must register health and social security services for employees;
  • Register tax purposes for up to one month after the company's charter is notarized.

Germany Company Types


Investors interested in setting up a company in Hamburg can choose from several legal entities as required by local law. The most common entity is the limited liability company (GmbH), a company that requires a minimum capital of 25,000 euros, which is deposited at the time of company registration; a partner of a limited liability company can deposit an initial contribution of at least 1 euro.

If you need further information on the European Company Formation, please contact our International Market Entry Specialist for assistance.

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