A ready-to-operate GmbH (German company limited by shares) within 24 hours without risk - that is our proposition to you, throughout Germany, at 15 locations. Our GmbH shelf companies are free of any prior business history and are hence legally unencumbered.
FORIS' GmbH shelf companies are pre-established for you and registered in the commercial court register - we spare you from the risks associated with legally establishing a company and provide you with a risk-free and legally protected GmbH. You can start whenever you want.
What does this mean specifically for you? Fast and flawless processes, legally protected solutions that come with quality and flexibility - since we know what it takes to start operating a business under time pressure. We support you from the outset through to completion.
Each GmbH shelf company comes with an existing bank account established with one of our partner banks. Depending on the location and preferred bank account options, FORIS cooperates with Postbank, Hoerner Bank, regional also with Sparkasse and Volksbank.
We have created two bank account options for you to be able to choose in line with your preferences.
Immediately following the purchase GmbH shelf company and the necessary verification by the bank, you will be able to take the account over and dispose of the funds we had paid in.
The bank will require your self-identification.
If you do not wish to take over a bank account, then an order cheque will be issued for the company’s existing share capital and you can transfer this cheque to a new bank account opened by you for the company.
The founder account is not available for further business activities. The old account expires after the cheque has been cashed.
FORIS operates throughout Germany and offers you numerous founding locations for a GmbH shelf company. At present, you can choose from 15 locations including Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Cologne and many more. Other locations are available on request. You can decide with all flexibility and in line with your preference!
We know your time is precious: This is why we keep our processes succinct and unbureaucratic. From the reservation of your shelf GmbH to the notarial takeover there are only 5 steps - and that within 24 hours.
Following your reservation we will provide you with:
√ Questionnaire for the acquisition of a GmbH shelf company
√ Registration notice of the Commercial Court Register
√ Certificate of incorporation
√ Current statement of the company´s bank account
√ Draft of a purchase and assignment agreementIf you have any questions or need help filling out the questionnaire, we are of course here to support you.
You can pay the purchase price for the GmbH shelf company to FORIS’ bank account. If you need an expedited company transfer we recommend a direct/flash wire payment.
Alternatively, you can choose an attorney or tax consultant licensed in Germany to confirm the payment of the purchase price being deposited in his escrow for the benefit of FORIS. For this option, we will require to obtain a written declaration that confirms the exclusive purpose of the money in escrow is to be paid to us. No conditions or reservations will be accepted. For this option, the purchase price will minimally increase by €100 as administrative fee.
For an expedited transfer of your shelf company, we will send all necessary corporate documents in advance by e-mail to your notary public. The original documents will then be sent to the notary's office by courier.
You will arrange a notary appointment. The notary public will certify the purchase and assignment agreement as well as all necessary changes, if any.
The acquisition of your GmbH shelf company will be completed with the registration of all changes in the commercial court register as facilitated by the notary public.
We wish you all success with your GmbH!