Guatemala
Your Nearshore Destination

An Overview to Investment Environment in Guatemala

Expansion Mode

Three Operating Modes

01

Co., Ltd. S.A.

The most widely used method in Guatemala

02

Sociedad Extranjera, a foreign company

Branch

03

Acquisition of established Guatemalan company

Shares buying

Requirements for Company Registration

  • Foreign Company
  • Legally established for 3 years
  • Value added tax (IVA) 12%
  • Income tax 5-7%
  • One-time visit and check
  • US$475-655

Steps

According to the type of operation and legal capital,
The procedure takes about 9-21 days and the fee is variable.
The cost is about 475-655 US dollars.

01

Prepare relevant legal documents

02

Set up an bank account

03

Online registration of company

Source

Information provided by the Embassy of Guatemala in Taiwan