What we can do for you

  • We do all paperwork on forming the company in Uruguay
  • Formation is completely remote
  • Can act as Secretary or Treasury
  • Provide nominee Directors/Shareholders
  • Assist with opening a bank account
  • Registration for Taxes, VAT & EORI
  • Develop a website for your business
  • Create a logo of your brand

How we can assist you further

  • Provide with full company administration services
  • Arrange a mailing address for your business
  • Arrange a virtual office for your company
  • Telephone answering service
  • Book keeping, audit & reporting
  • Preparing and submitting VAT return
  • Dealing with local authority
  • Trademark registration

Uruguay Company Formation. SA – Sociedad Anonima

Main Characteristics and the basic rules of Company registration in Uruguay

Uruguay Company Formation Financial Advantages
Taxation Yes 0.3% taxes
Double Taxation Treaty Access: Yes Treaty Access with 24 countries
Uruguay Tax Information Exchange Agreements: Yes, Uruguay signs Exchange Agreements
Account Filing Requirements: Yes accounting or reporting requirements
Annual Return Filing Requirements: Yes annual return/ reporting requirements
Audit Requirements: No audit required.
Uruguay Company Formation Registration Requirements
Share Capital: Standard authorised share capital: US$ 50,000 Minimum paid up share capital: US$1
Classes of Share Available for Uruguay company formation: Registered shares, bearer shares, shares of no par value, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights are permitted.
Bearer Shares: Yes, Allowed
Registered Office Required: Yes, required and must be maintained in Uruguay
Shareholders: Minimum number is one
Directors: Minimum number is one. Can be any nationality and need not be resident in Uruguay. Corporate directors are allowed.
Your Company language: English
Name of your Company must be ended: S.A.F.I.
Documents required for Uruguay company formation: A certified copy of your passport or ID and proof of your residential address dated less than 3 months.
Uruguay Company Formation Restrictions
For Uruguay company formation you cannot use words in your company names without justification: “Bank”, “Trustee Company”, “Assurance”, “Building Society”, ”Trust Company”, “Royal” etc.
Restrictions on Trading: Not permitted to trade within Uruguay
Not permitted without a licence: Fund management, insurance, Banking, reinsurance, assurance, trust management, collective investment schemes, trusteeship business provision.
Uruguay Company Formation Confidentiality and Security
Publicly Accessible Records: Yes public register of company officers (Directors, Shareholders, Secretary)
Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors: Yes, Allowed
Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership to Authorities: No
Meetings of Directors and Shareholders to be held: Anywhere
Stability: Very good steady jurisdiction and highly regarded reputation.
About Uruguay uruguay company formation
Capital city: Montevideo
Region: A South American country
Political System: Presidential system
Government: Constitutional republic, Republic
Governing corporate legislation: Law 11,073 of 1948
Type of Law: Common
Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)
Exchange Control: None
Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents: Spanish with a certified English translation
Time zone: GMT-2

Our team of consultants are on hand to find out about your specific requirements and take you through the process from start to finish.