Domestic corporation registration in the Philippines

Launch a limited liability with foreign ownership in the Philippines

Your reliable partner for expanding your business to the Philippines

We understand that expanding your business to a new international market is a time-consuming and frustrating process. We are here to make sure it’s not!    

While you focus on growing your business, our team of local experts will compliantly handle all the company registration paperwork, so you don’t have to.


Here is our process to open a domestic corporation in the Philippines

Company registration in the Philippines

Key requirements for setting up a company in the Philippines

2-15 founding shareholders
Both private and corporate shareholders are accepted. Some industries require a director that is a local citizen.
No capital required for export activities
The standard minimum capital is 200,000 USD. However, if you sell products or services outside of the country you will qualify as an export company and won’t have any capital requirements.
Treasurer and a corporate secretary
financial matters. Corporate Secretary is an officer who takes care of the company’s corporate maintenance.

The staff at Emerhub was extremely patient in answering my questions over an extended research period. Once the right structure for our PMA was clarified the actual creation of the entity was quite quick and easy.

Emerhub client
Gove DePuy
Managing Director,

The Emerhub Vietnam team go above and beyond to meet our business needs. We have come to consider them as an extension of our own team and business family. Their expertise on the most complex Asian markets is unparalleled in the industry and we look forward to a long partnership.

Emerhub client
Caelin Reddy
Lead In-Country Specialist (APAC), TecEx

Get started with company registration in the Philippines

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the company registration times are slightly longer (3-5 months in total) but it’s still possible to register a company. Tell us about your plans in Philippines and our consultants will reach out to you to discuss the details.