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What should be considered in the case when a shareholder is a non-EU/EFTA national?
What should be considered in the case when a shareholder is a non-EU/EFTA national?
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If one of the shareholders involved in the company creation process is a person who is not in possession of a proof of identity (ID card, Passport) issued in a country of the EU or EFTA, a capital contribution is possible with the restrictions mentioned below:

  1. The shareholder is only invited to the business account for the payment of her/his capital deposit, but is not given access to the account.

  2. The shareholder's proof of identity provided (ID card, passport) is not from one of the following countries:

Afghanistan

Syrian Arab Republic

Bahamas

Belarus

Botswana

Cayman Islands

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)

Eritrea

Ghana

Iraq

Islamic Republic of Iran

Yemen

Virgin Islands, British

Virgin Islands, U.S.

Cambodia

Cuba

Libya

Macau

Mongolia

Myanmar

Nauru

Nicaragua

Pakistan

Palestine, State

Palau

Panama

Russia

Zimbabwe

Somalia

St. Kitts and Nevis

Sudan

South Sudan

Trinidad and Tobago

Uganda

Vanuatu

Central African Republic

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