In September 2023, a pilot project of online business registration will
begin. The authors of the project are also considering the possibility to
remotely select a bank for a corporate account and issue an EDS. The project
will be until May 2025, after which, if it becomes successful, it will be put
into permanent use. The Federal Tax Service will monitor the progress of the
It is assumed that the new project will help simplify the process of
obtaining services for starting a business. It should also increase the
efficiency of remote interaction of economic entities.
“Start a Business online” is the name of an experiment that
offers not only to remotely register a business from anywhere in the world, but
also to open an account and order an electronic digital signature via the
Internet. Personal presence in this case will not be necessary. There are no
requirements for participants, any companies and individual entrepreneurs will
be able to be a part of the test.
The first bank that will allow you to open an account remotely will be
Sberbank. It will be the participant of the first stage of the experiment. At
the next stage, other banks will be added to it if they express their desire to
participate. The whole experiment will be voluntary, banks will be able to
decide for themselves whether they want to provide services for opening
corporate accounts online or not.