Open a Restaurant in Russia

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To register a company in Russia, it is essential to have the amount of at least 10000 rubles to be contributed to the bank account as being the charter capital. Record setting forth the level of allocation of capital shares between all the founders of the LLC.

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Can a foreigner open a restaurant in Russia?

Any Russian or foreign individual (or party) can be a creator or shareholder of any number of Russian OOOs, although to be a board member or director you will have to have the required visa and/or residence permit to live in the country if you are a foreigner.

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Corporate Tax Rate20.0020.00percentDec 2021
Personal Income Tax Rate13.0013.00percentDec 2021
Sales Tax Rate20.0020.00percentDec 2021
Social Security Rate30.0030.00percentDec 2021
Social Security Rate For Companies30.0030.00percentDec 2021
Social Security Rate For Employees0.000.00percentDec 2021

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List of documents required for registrating LLC company in Russia:

  • Passports of the founders and general director (copies);
  • Application filled in according to form P11001;
  • Decision of the founder or minutes of the meeting of founders of the LLC company;
  • Articles of Association of the LLC company in Russia;
  • Receipt for payment of state fee for registrating llc company;
  • Documents that confirm the existence of a legal address for LLC company in Russia;
  • Notification of the choice of a specific taxation system for newley opened LLC company in Russia.

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Open a Company in Russia
Open a Company in Russia

Russia has gorgeous wild landscapes which combined with the opulence found in cities like Moscow and Saint Petersburg creates the perfect destination for tourists seeking to explore this country.

As a matter of fact, tourism is one of the most prolific economic sectors in Russia considering there are plenty of options when deciding to start a business in this industry.

Also, foreign investors benefit from the same facilities as local ones when creating a travel agency, a hotel or a restaurant in Russia.

Our lawyers in Russia can explain the main requirements related to setting up a restaurant in this country.

Types of food establishments which can be opened in Russia

There are several types of food establishments an enterpriser can set up in Russia, all of them being categorized as restaurants. From cafes to fast food shops and fancy restaurants, they can all find a niche on the Russian market. It should be noted that Russian citizens prefer diners, so this type of unit is a good idea for those who don’t want to invest too much money in the beginning.

There is also the luxury segment of the restaurant sector in Russia, as cities like Moscow and Novosibirsk welcome a lot of businessmen all year long.

Recently, franchises of renowned international food establishments have started to become popular among entrepreneurs seeking to make a sure investment, while catering businesses are most employed by small enterprisers.

Setting up the restaurant business in Russia

Apart from the company registration procedure which is a must and can be carried out by our law firm in Russia, the investor must decide on the location of the restaurant.

One must also comply with the food safety regulations and hiring specialized personnel. A restaurant owner should also pay attention to the extra services he offers to Russian clients who rely their choices on these.

Those who want to have their own restaurant in Russia can also explore the possibility of buying an existing business and improve it, as this is a common practice here.

If you want to start a restaurant business in Russia and need assistance, do not hesitate to contact our lawyers.

Our experts in Russia are ready to provide comprehensive support for foreign entrepreneurs and businesses, they will help you at all stages.

From a preliminary assessment of the situation and choosing the best solution to obtaining all the necessary registration documents and getting started.

By seeking legal advice, you will receive the following guarantees: the result will be achieved within a certain period, and any issue will be resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible, and all this for reasonable money.

Besides, you will protect yourself from possible risks and mistakes in opening company in Russia, which can turn out to negative consequences.

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Common questions on Restaurant business in Russia:

How can I open a restaurant in Russia?
  • Starting restaurant business in Russia. The first step is the company registration procedure—this process our team of lawyers can carry out for you in Russia. The next step is to decide about of location of the restaurant. When all this is in place, what must do in the restaurant business is to comply with food safety regulations and also hire a specialized work force.
How much does it cost to open a restaurant in Russia?
  • There is a lot of factors that influence investment calculation. But rough estimation for a small restaurant or a cafe one would need 5,2 million rubles.

Can foreigners open a business in Russia?
  • Yes, a foreigner can start a business in Russia. They can choose one of the five available business entities: I) a limited liability company, II) a joint stock company, III) a partnership, IV) a branch, or V) a representative office.
 

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