Most Popular Business Structures
For doing business in Brazil
Limited Liability Company
Form a LTDA
Sociedade Limitada "LTDA" Easy to form, simple to maintain, and flexible as your business grows.
The Go-To choice for Starting a business in Brazil
Just set up and get to running your business.
Form a S.A.
Sociedade Anônima "S.A." Is a well established structure with clear governance requirements with good protecting the owners.
Your choice if you plan to go public
doing business in Brazil
Brazil Limited Liability Sociedade Limitada "LTDA" - Key Facts
The Brazilian LTDA "Sociedade de Responsabilidade Limitada" is a Private limited company and the most common legal structure in Brazil. It is very similar to the American LLC, the British and Irish Ltd., India Pvt Ltd, Austrian or German GmbH, or the Dutch B.V!
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* If you wish to start a limited liability as a sole-proprietor (One Owner) then the EIRELI Brazil structure is a suitable alternative
From your end all required as document is:
We take care of translations and formal notarizations.
* If the company going to be owned by other legal entities then then constitutional documents of the partner company, such as the AOA/AOI/Shareholders agreement might be required
No minimum initial share or quota capital required (in general), for starting a company in Brazil, unless we are talking about a sole-proprietor. In such a case the initial capital should be 100 times the current minimum wage, which is about R$ 88.000 BRL.
The registration process for the company formation of a Sociedade limitada "LTDA" in Brazil takes 20 days from the time you provide us with all the required documents and forms.
* Some more complex business activities required special license and could take longer
Articles of Incorporation Amendment (takes around one week) for:
Incorporate with Brazil Formation in 3 Easy Steps!
How to Form a LTDA - Limited Liability Company
#1 - Choose your Package
complete packages and convenient engagement procedures
Choose the Ltda formation package that best fits your needs, finalize the online form, and a consultant will contact you immediately to guide you along the next steps of document preparation and form filings.
#2 - Document Preparation
gathering information and preparing your basic docs.
Since we have served clients from all over the world, we are familiar with the technicalities and document legalization procedures of each country. After filing some simples forms online, the document preparation could take as little as 48hrs if it is done in person in Brazil, and if you opt to do this remotely the we provide you with specific-for-your-country guidance, steps are:
We arrange for a local sworn translator to swiftly translate your documents then we register and duly notarize it to be used for filing.
Takes as little as 48 hours. If you opt to do this step remotely it may take a couple of weeks.
#3 - Filing and launch your Brazil business
..getting your TaxID/CNPJ and you are ready to start doing business
We’ll prepare, ﬁle, and confirm all the necessary paperwork with you then file them directly with the:
Now your company is set up with a TaxID CNPJ, & you are ready to start doing business.
This takes 20 days from the time doc. preparation completed
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