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ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟ & ΒΙΟΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟ ΕΠΙΜΕΛΗΤΗΡΙΟ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ - Ε.Β.Ε.Θ ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟ & ΒΙΟΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟ ΕΠΙΜΕΛΗΤΗΡΙΟ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ - Ε.Β.Ε.Θ

Member Registration

09/04/10 17:00
BRANCHES OF FOREIGN COMPANIES SOCIETE ANONYME (S.A.) LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC)
  1. Application (form available at the CCIT Registry, must be signed by the company΄s legal representative(s)).

  2. Government Gazette containing a summary of the company΄s articles of association, with which the authorisation for the establishment of the foreign company΄s (S.A. or LLC) branch in Greece and the appointment of the Proxy - Representative and Attorney is issued by the Prefecture΄s Companies Directorate, Vas. Irakleiou 12, tel. +30 2310 554 306 (photocopy).

    If the Government Gazette has not yet circulated, photocopies of the following are required:

    - for the S.A., an announcement of the establishment entered in the Societe Anonyme Register (Μ.Α.Ε.)

    - for the LLC, a receipt from the National Printing House of Greece (TAPET).

  3. Articles of Association on the establishment of the company (photocopy).

  4. Certificate of commencement of business issued by the competent Tax Authority (DOY) (photocopy).

  5. Specimen signatures of the company΄s managers

  6. Identity Cards of all members of the Board of Directors who are Greek citizens (photocopies). For foreign EU citizens a Passport is required. For citizens of other countries, a Residence Permit (Region of Central Macedonia - Department of Decentralisation, Taki Oikonomidi & Kath. Rossidi 11, tel. +30 2310 409 215) and a Work Permit (Employment and Labour Directorate of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki, Fragkon 14, tel. +30 2310 513 735) are required.
SPECIAL CASES

In the case of an industry, an Operating Licence, issued by the Directorate of Industry and Mineral Wealth of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki (Diikitirio [Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace] tel. +30 2310 263 685), is required.

In the event that a "Setting-Up Authorisation" has not been issued by the Prefecture (when setting up involves a specific period of time also with respect to the execution of a particular project [e.g. engineering project, etc.] or when it is subject to a special law or special legislative inter-state contracts), the registration of Branches of Foreign Firms takes place without the aforementioned Government Gazette copy, which is replaced by the following, according to the circumstances:

  • Articles of Association (of Parent Company) with an official translation
  • Decision to appoint a Tax Representative in Greece
  • Project Contract or other document (stating the time required to establish the facilities).
  • Relevant Law or Inter-state Contract (stating the company΄s exemption from the Setting-Up Authorisation issued by the Prefecture).
Any future modification (such as change of address, change of object of business, cessation or interruption of business, etc.) in the firm must be declared to our Chamber.

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