Company creation and registration: starting a business in Portugal

In Your business guide you can find information and essential services for starting a business in Portugal, such as company creation, selecting a name for your company, requests for intellectual property and available support, among others.

In the page “commercial registry services” you can find information on creating and registering a company in Portugal.

Contacts for assistance

If you need more information or require assistance on registering a company, you should contact Instituto dos Registos e do Notariado (IRN):

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  • Adress - Avenida Dom João II n.º 1.8.01 D, Edifício H – Parque das Nações, Apartado 8295 1990-097 Lisboa
  • Telephone -  217 985 500
  • Fax - 217 817 693