A to Z Business Solutions in Oman

How can start a company in Oman

A to Z Business Solutions in Oman

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Registering new company in Oman

For registering new company in Oman required an Omani shareholder with 100% shareholding.

Check name availability

Submit application form for CR registration with necessary documents

Pay necessary fees

Arranging a Office / Work place

Applying for Municipal Licence

Obtain licenses and other permits, depending on the nature of the business, relevant authorities include:

CBO - Central Bank of Oman

MOCI - Ministry of Commerce & Industry

CMA - Capital Markets Authority

MOH - Ministry of Health

MOI - Ministry of Information

MOE - Ministry of Education

MOT - Ministry of Tourism

For more information on registering new company in Oman, Please contact us to arrange a consultation.

Limited liability company formation in Oman

The Limited Liability Company (LLC) is the most common type of business entity used in Oman. The business operates under a company name and ownership of the company is in the form of shares in the capital of the company. Much like limited liability companies, the liability for each shareholder is limited to the portion of their own capital contributions. In the LLC the directors are personally responsible for the prudent management of the company, and are not required to be shareholders.

LLC company formation in Oman required an Omani shareholder with a minimum 30% shareholding holding with foreign national / companies being able to hold a maximum of 70% of the outstanding shares therein. The maximum required share capital to register an LLC with foreign shareholders is OMR 150,000. An LLC is required to have a minimum of two shareholders.

Each shareholders is liable only to the extent of his/her share capital

Public subscription for enhancing investment is not permitted.

A foreign manager can be assigned for the day-to-day management of the business

Omani shareholders usually play no part in the undertakings of the business

It is possible to share profits and losses in a ratio different to the share capital ratio

There are various advantages to forming an LLC Company incorporation in Oman:

The setting up of an Oman LLC requires only one director and two shareholders of any nationality

Quicker to form

For more information on LLC company formation in Oman, Please contact us to arrange a consultation.

Offshore company-Sohar & Salalah

All free zones in Oman offer a single window through which licenses; permits and approvals can be obtained to minimize interaction with government entities.

Submit Applications: Plot application form and other necessary documentation

Internal approval and plot allocation

  • Submit no objection letter
  • Perform company due diligences
  • Approve plot selection
  • Pay necessary fees

Relevant Ministries & Authorities: Obtain licenses and other permits, registration and memberships

  • MOCI - Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • OCCI - Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • SFZs - Sohar Free Zone & Salalah free Zone

Sign land lease agreement

GCC National / Omani Limited Liability Company

GCC Nationals can own 100% of the shares of an LLC in Oman and can establish an LLC without an Omani shareholder for the majority of business activities that are not on the negative list. The minimum share capital required for LLC with 100% Omani / GCC ownership is OMR 20,000.

For more information on establishing a GCC National / Omani Limited Liability Company in Oman, Please contact us to arrange a consultation.

Foreign company registration in Oman

Company registration process in Oman are described step by step:

Share holding One share holder should be citizen of Oman as FDI policy when two partners form a limited company.
Share percentage Local share holder shall hold 30 percent (%) of total shares and rest of allocation for foreigner shares.
Trade Free Zone Taking income tax advantage in Salalah, Al Mazyunah, Sohar foreign companies like to setup business in free zone area.
100% allowed Foreigners (foreign share holding companies) can register limited company in trade free zone, holding 100% (percent) own shares.
100% not allowed Foreigners (foreign share holding companies) can NOT register limited company unless there is local partners are joined as share holder of the company.
Income Tax As income tax rate vary frequently and upon last year information corporate tax rate is 12 percent (%).
Public company Foreigner (s) can hold maximum 40 percent (%) of shares in case of public company and US$ 2. Five Million is requirement showing capital.

For more information on registering Foreign company in Oman, Please contact us to arrange a consultation.

Onshore company

Check name availability

Submit application form with necessary documents

Pay necessary fees

Obtain licenses and other permits, depending on the nature of the business, relevant authorities include

CBO - Central Bank of Oman

MOCI - Ministry of Commerce & Industry

CMA - Capital Markets Authority

MOH - Ministry of Health

MOI - Ministry of Information

MOE - Ministry of Education

MOT - Ministry of Tourism

Submit approved application with necessary licenses

Pay necessary fees

Offshore company-DUQM

All free zones in Oman offer a single window through which licenses; permits and approvals can be obtained to minimize interaction with government entities.

Submit Applications to DESZ (DUQM Special Economic Zone), Registration from investment from memorandum of association and other necessary documents.

Internal approval and plot allocation

Relevant Ministries & Authorities: Obtain licenses and other permits, depending on the nature of the business, relevant authorities include:

  • CBO - Central Bank of Oman
  • MOCI - Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • CMA - Capital Markets Authority
  • MOH - Ministry of Health
  • MOI - Ministry of Information
  • MOE - Ministry of Education
  • MOE - Ministry of Education
  • MOT - Ministry of Tourism

Commercial license issued if the relevant authorities fail to issue a license within 5 days, DSEZ has the power to do so on their behalf.