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Business Registration Requirements



As an entrepreneur, launching a business or being self-employed is quite exciting. However, before getting started, every business should be registered to be able to successfully scale. Plan on registering on your own? Here are the requirements you’ll need to prepare for each business entity.



Entity

List of Requirements

Additional Requirements

Basic Requirements

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Sole Proprietorship

  • TIN Numbers

  • Any Valid Government Issued ID

  • Marriage Certificate (if married)

  • 2×2 Picture of the Owner

  • List of Employees/ Affidavit of no Employee

A business address located in a commercial district is required. You will need:


  • Notarized Lease Contract from Lessor

  • Occupancy Permit

  • Photos of the Office

  • Locational Map / Vicinity Map

  • Affidavit of no of Employees

  • Tenancy Certificate from Lessor

  • Certificate of Non-Gaming from Lessor

Freelancer

NON – PROFESSIONAL


  • TIN Number

  • Birth Certificate

  • Any valid Government issued ID.

  • Marriage Certificate (if married)

NON – PROFESSIONAL


  • Government issued ID bearing the residence address where he/she will register.

  • Notarized Lease Contract from Lessor(if using office address)

PROFESSIONAL

  • TIN Number

  • Birth Certificate

  • PRC License ID.

  • Marriage Certificate (if married)

PROFESSIONAL


  • Notarized Lease Contract from Lessor (if using an office address)

One Person Corporation (OPC)

  • TIN Numbers

  • Any Valid Government Issued ID

  • List of Employees/ Affidavit of no Employee

A business address located in a commercial district is required. You will need:


  • Notarized Lease Contract from Lessor

  • Occupancy Permit

  • Photos of the Office

  • Locational Map / Vicinity Map

  • Affidavit of no of Employees

  • Tenancy Certificate from Lessor

  • Certificate of Non-Gaming from Lessor

Domestic Corporation

  • TIN Numbers

  • Any Valid Government Issued ID

  • List of Employees/ Affidavit of no Employee

A business address located in a commercial district is required. You will need:


  • Notarized Lease Contract from Lessor

  • Occupancy Permit

  • Photos of the Office

  • Locational Map / Vicinity Map

  • Affidavit of no of Employees

  • Tenancy Certificate from Lessor

  • Certificate of Non-Gaming from Lessor

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Sue Obrien
Sue Obrien
Jun 05

Business registration requirements encompass a range of documents and procedures necessary for establishing a legal entity. These typically include proof of ownership or lease of premises, valid identification documents, tax identification numbers (TIN), and various permits and clearances depending on the nature of the business. Among these requirements, obtaining an NBI clearance holds significant importance, ensuring that business owners and key personnel have no criminal records. This step not only upholds the integrity of the enterprise but also assures stakeholders of the trustworthiness of those involved. Failure to secure an online NBI clearance or adhere to other registration prerequisites can lead to delays or legal complications, highlighting the necessity of meticulous compliance in the registration process.

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