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LLC PLC Branch Office Rep Office
Local Name Lda SA Sucursal Oficina de Representacion
Company Setup Time 20 days 20 days 30 days 30 days
Bank Account Opening 20 days 20 days 20 days 20 days
Government Grants Available Yes Yes No No
Government Contracts Bidding Yes Yes No No
Legal Liability Yes Yes No No
Client Required to Travel No No No No
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Corporate Structure Explained

Guinea Bissau Limited Liability Company (LDA)

  • An LLC is also locally referred to as Sociedade por Quotas de Responsabilidad Limitada (LDA). This entity requires at least one shareholder and a resident director, and can be 100% foreign-owned. A minimum share capital of EUR 1,525 is required.

Guinea Bissau Public Limited Company (SA)

  • A PLC is recommended for larger operations in Guinea-BissauIf the entity is not listed on the stock exchange, only one director is required, who may be of any nationality. The minimum share capital required is XOF 10 million (€ 15,250).

Guinea Bissau Branch (Sucursal)

  • A branch office must have a manager who resides in the country and it must be a Guinea Bissau National.

Guinea Bissau Representative Office

  • A branch is not considered to be independent and its operations depend entirely on its parent company. A representative office is not allowed to engage in any direct commercial activity in Guinea Bissau. However, it is permitted to conduct market surveys / research and promote the activities of the parent company.

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