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Company Formation Norway



Norway Brønnøysund Registration Centre

Updated on Wednesday 10th November 2021

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What is the Brønnøysund Registration Centre?

All the Norwegian registers are kept in Brønnøysund at the Registration Centre. This governmental agency is patronized by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and contains several computerized registers. Its main role is to keep centralized information, useful for the Norwegian economic growth. This way it can simplify the public administration and the communication between the affairs and the public sector.

The most important registers are: the Register of Business Enterprises and the Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities. Our company formation consultants in Norway can represent you in front of these institutions.

The Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities was founded in 1995 and its purpose is to centralize all the information regarding business in one place. It contain basic data regarding the companies that has to report to the Register of Business Enterprises, Register of Employers, the Value Added Tax Register, the Business Register of Statistics Norway, County Governors' Register of Foundations and the Corporate Taxation Data Register.

At the registration, any business receives an organization number making it easy to track it down.

The main role of the Register of Business Enterprise in Norway is to keep an evidence of all the Norwegian or foreign companies that operates here. All the businesses must be registered, except for the sole proprietorship with less than five employees.

The Register of Business Enterprise is protecting the company’s name and gives the operating right to it.


How can a company register with the Brønnøysund Registration Centre?

The procedure of company registration is really simple; the registration forms may be submitted via Internet.

The first step in registering a company is checking the availability of the chosen name at the Register of Business Enterprise.

If the name is available, the company must register in the Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities (CCRLE). The registration is free of charge unlike the registration in the Register of Business Enterprise.

In order to register at the CCRLE and receive the organization number the company must provide the following information: the name of the company, the address, the type of company, the aim, the name of the owner and the time of registration

After receiving the organization number the company must be registered in the Register of Business Enterprise.

The registration of a Norwegian company in the Register of Business Enterprise must occur no longer than 3 months after signing the Memorandum of Association. It is based on a series of specific documents like the articles of association, members of the board, headquarters and date of incorporation.

After registration, the following information can be found via Internet: the name and the organization number of the company, the business description, the name of the liable persons and headquarter of the company.

All the steps described above can be handled by our experienced team of Norwegian company formation agents who can also assist with VAT registration services.

How to check the information from the Brønnøysund Registration Centre?

The information from the Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities in Norway can be achieved via the Internet and over the phone, free of charge. If printouts are necessary it can be obtain for a sum of money.

Also most of the Register of Business Enterprise data is available for the public. Here can also be found the Memorandum of Association and the Articles of Incorporation of the companies. 

For professional company registration services, do not hesitate to ask for the help of our company formation consultants in Norway.

Businessmen who need similar services in other countries can contact our partners from Japan, Hong-Kong or Singapore. Also, Russian investors are invited to visit our partners -  Регистрация компаний Норвегия -  for any company formation matter.

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Our team of company registration agents in Norway has an extensive experience in company law and company formation. Our specialists will help you set up your company in Norway as fast as possible.

Call us now at (+44) 203-287 0408 to set up an appointment with our company formation agents in Oslo, Norway. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Norway.

As a our client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Norway.

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