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Starting a business in Peru

Legal Forms of Companies

La Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada / SARL is a Private Limited Company.
Number of partners: Minimum 2 without limitation in the number of partners
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital.
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed.
Sociedad anonima / SA is a Public Limited Company.
Number of partners: Minimum 2 without limitation in the number of partners.
Minimum 750 shareholders for a listed Public Limited Company
Capital (max/min): PEN 1,000
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed.
Sociedad in comandita simple / SCS is a limited partnership.
Number of partners: Minimum 2 without limitation in the number of partners. Two types of partners: active partners and sleeping partners.
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital.
Shareholders and liability: Liability of active partners is unlimited. Liability of sleeping partners is limited to the amount contributed as long as they do not take part in the company management.

Business Setup Procedures

Setting Up a Company Peru Latin America & Caribbean
Procedures (number) 8.0 8.0
Time (days) 26.0 25.2

Source: Doing Business - Latest available data.

 
The Competent Organisation
National Register of SME's.
For Further Information
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Peru.
Trade Register

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