Process

1 Incorporation and Licensing
2 Immigration and Labor
3 Clearances: Title and Cultural Affairs
4 Clearance: Environmental
5 Building Permit
6 Utilities
State Applications
Foreign Investment
Office of the Attorney General
+680 488-2481
Bureau of National Treasury, Division of Treasury
+680 488-2566
Division of Revenue and Taxation
+680 488-2465

Incorporation and Licensing

Steps

1 Review existing business names with the Corporate Registrar, Office of the Attorney General, and reserve your proposed business name.
2 Arrange for your company deeds to be notarized in Palau.
3 Pay the registration fee to the Bureau of the National Treasury.
4 Register your company with the Corporate Registrar, Office of the Attorney General.
5 Obtain an employer identification number (EIN) by applying here.
6 Submit an application for a national business license, available here.
7 Submit an application for a business license in each state in which you desire to do business. Local requirements, applications, and contact information for state authorities can be found on the State Applications page.

Fees

  • The corporate registration fee is US $250
  • The application fee for a national business license varies; see the application for details and amounts.
  • The application fee for an EIN is US $15.
  • Application fees for state business licenses vary depending on the State and the types and number of licenses needed. Visit the State Applications page for more details.

Contact

Office of the Attorney General
+680 488-2481
Bureau of National Treasury, Division of Treasury
+680 488-2566
Division of Revenue and Taxation
+680 488-2465