registration of legal entity

Cost of registration The cost of the second year Number of Directors Corporate tax rates Payment of Charter Capital Financial statements
5160.00 USD 2925.00 USD 2 30.00% 1.00 Yes
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Company Formation and Registration Services in Argentina

Argentina is a republic located in southern America, bordered by Chile (west), Bolivia and Paraguay (north), Brazil (northeast), Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean (east), and the Drake passage/ Mar de Hoces (south). It is divided in to 23 different provinces, the capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires. Spanish is the official language of Argentina. The population of Argentina is over 38 million people. The official currency of the South American nation is the Argentine pesos.

Argentina is a federal constitutional republic and representative democracy, it is the eighth largest countries in the world by land mass and has the third largest economy in Latin America. The legal system is a hybrid of the United States of America and West European legal system (civil law). Argentina is a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, WTO and many more. It is categorized as a high-income economy and ranked as the second nation on the Human development index in Latin America.

Benefits of Company Formation in Argentina

  • Double taxation treaties with 18 countries;
  • No minimum capital requirements;
  • A liberalized economy with few trade restrictions;
  • Complete foreign ownership is allowed;
  • A larger number of the qualified workforce.


Companies in Argentina: Taxation

Basic corporate tax rate - 30.00%

Progressive tax rate (9%-35%) - personal income tax

VAT rate - 21%

No capital gains tax,

No stamp duty.

Bookkeeping in Argentina

Annual filing reports requirements - Yes

Statutory audit - No

Annual return filing requirements - No


Registration of Companies in Argentina: Types of Companies

  • Sociedad Anonima S.A. (Corporation)
  • Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada S.R.L (Limited Liability Company)
  • Sociedad de Acciones Simplificada S.A.S (Simplified Shares Company)
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Uniones Transitorias (Joint Venture)
  • Branch of a foreign company
  • Sociedad Colectiva  (Limited Partnerships)

Corporations (Sociedad anonimas) are the most common form of business entity being incorporated in this jurisdiction.

Company Registration Requirements in Argentina

  • Minimum of two directors and shareholders;
  • Notarized passport details of shareholders/directors;
  • Local registered agent and address of the company;
  • Registered apostille documents (translated into Spanish);
  • Annual meeting requirement.

How to Register a Company in Argentina: The Registration Process

Step 1. Law and Trust works with the client to get the company’s name and activity approval from the National Registry;

Step 2. Law and Trust with the client to secure the Articles/Memorandum of Association (MOA);

Step 3. Law and Trust collects, prepares and files the necessary incorporation documents on behalf of the client to the relevant authorities for approval;

Step 4. Law and Trust works with the client to open a corporate bank account in Argentina;

Step 5. Law and Trust deliver the certificate of incorporation personally to the client or via courier service.

Argentina Company Formation FAQs

How much does it cost to register a company in Argentina?

The cost of registering a company in Argentina is $5160. the total cost includes the preparation of legal documents, company registration, payment of all taxes and fees at the time of registration and legal address for the company (a year).

How long does it take to register a company in Argentina?

It takes two days to complete the company registration process in Argentina.

Can I start a business without registering it in Argentina?

It is not possible to start a business in Argentina without registration, a license is required to operate or run a business in Argentina.

Do I need a local address to register a company in Argentina?

Yes, it is required to have to a registered address in Argentina to complete the necessary company registration and formation process.

How can I register a company name in Argentina?

The registration of a company name begins with the filing of the appropriate documents, Law&Trust helps with preparation and compilation of the necessary documents ensuring it meets the requirements set out by the companies registry with regards to the approval of a company name.


Benefits of company registration, formation, and incorporation service with Law&Trust International in Argentina include:

Full range of related services: Provision of a full range of legal, corporate, government, and business intelligence related services in Argentina. A detailed overview of our services includes full legal support of the company registration procedure, obtaining a legal address, interaction with the official government authorities of the jurisdiction, state fees, legal address of the company for a year, production and registration of company stamps and advising the client as part of the registration process. Opening a bank account and the cost of this service are discussed during the consultation.

Professionals and expertise of Law: Worldwide registration and legal maintenance of companies, accounting services, and audit, tax planning and optimization, trademark and patent registration. Law and Trust provide the client with the best company incorporation services.

Domestic service: Law&Trust ensure our services cover every region, area or state in Argentina. Be rest assured that no matter where the new company intends to incorporate in Argentina, we’ve got the location covered.

Free initial advice: Free consultation from the lawyers of Law&Trust International regarding strategies or the provision of services for analyzing and developing a legal position on an issue the client raises in Argentina.

Confidentiality: Law&Trust makes use of modern technological features to keep the records and details of every client safe.

Efficiency and productivity: Strategically providing up to date personalized services to help your business succeed.


If you are interested in registering and incorporating a company in Argentina, contact Law & Trust International by simply sending an email or call now to take your business to the next level!

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General information
Square2 780 400.00
Population42 192 500.00
CapitalBuenos Aires
Telephone code54
Place in the world in corruption100
locationSouthern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
ClimateMostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest; avg. maximum temperature (January) +33°; avg. minimum temperature (August) 0°
Literacy rate97.20%
Ethnic groupsWhite (mostly Spanish and Italian) 97%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry), Amerindian, or other non-white groups 3%
National currencyArgentine peso
USD exchange rate4.36
GDP per capita69
Credit ratingB-
The judiciaryHead of the judicial system - the Supreme Court of nine judges. Federal courts.
Executive authorityThe Cabinet of Ministers appointed by the president
Legislative authoritiesbicameral National Congress: the Senate (72 seats) and the Chamber of Deputies (257 seats)
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesNo
Legal systemMixture of US and West European legal systems (Civil law)
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameNo
Local registered officeYes
Organizational and Legal FormsSociedad Anonima S.A. (Сorporation), Sociedad de responsabilidad limitada (limited liability company (SRL)) Joint Venture, branch of a foreign company, partnerships
Indication of BPA in the nameSrl
Local registered agentYes
Shares and share capital
Bearer sharesNo
Terms of payment of the issued capital25% - after the registration, the rest - for 2 years from the date of registration
The usual size of the authorized capital2200
Possibility to issue shares without par valueNo
Basic corporate tax rate30.00%
Capital gains taxNo
Currency controlNo
Corporate tax rates details35%
Stamp dutyNo
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors2
The requirement for residency directorsYes
Director of legal entities are allowedNo
The data reveals to the local agentYes
Data field to the public registryYes
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryNo
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryNo
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryNo
Legal entity as the SecretaryNo
Shareholder and beneficiary
Minimum number of shareholders2
Data is entered in the public registerNo
Shareholders residency requirementNo
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedNo
Information may be disclosed to the local agentNo
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableNo
The requirement for filing reportsYes
Open access to reportsNo
Statutory auditNo
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnNo
Open access to the Annual ReturnNo
The requirement for reportsYes
Treaty on avoidance of double taxation (States which signed)18
Membership in the OECDNo
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationNo
Trademark Registration
TM Comprehensive Study
First Class Additional Class
72.00 USD63.00 USD
TM Registration Request
First Class Additional Class
607.50 USD 562.50 USD
TM Registration Certificate
First Class Additional Class
0.00 0.00
First Class Additional Class
679.50 USD 625.50 USD
TM Comprehensive Study TM Registration Request TM Registration Certificate Total
First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class
72.00 63.00 607.50 562.50 0.00 0.00 679.50 USD 625.50 USD
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Prices include all professional and official fees. If the change of official duties or exchange rates prices may vary.

В Аргентине, при заказе Регистрации торговой марки проводиться ее сравнительная проверка, цена этой проверки будет вычтена из полной стоимости. Сравнительная проверка торговых марок распространяется только на словесные символы.