In order to open a bar
in this country, the investors will need to respect the procedure of company formation in Switzerland
which is established for any other type of business. Please mind that such businesses will need to obtain special licenses and permits for their activities. Businessmen will need to receive licenses for selling alcohol products
and, if the company
organises special events requiring the participation of a band, the business will also need a music license
. Our team of company formation representatives in Switzerland
can offer an in-depth presentation on the order in which these steps have to be completed.
Registration of a business in Switzerland
Regardless of the business activity of the company in Switzerland
, the investors will have to designate a legal entity for the business. Most of the companies in Switzerland
are founded based upon a set of statutory documents – represented by the articles of association and memorandum
, which have to be certified in front of a Swiss public notary
, who will apply notary fees for the procedure.
When opening a company in Switzerland
, the certified statutory documents will have to be registered with the Commercial Register
situated in the city where the company
will perform its activities. Such documents can be submitted at the relevant office by using the mail services and the procedure can typically last 3- 7 days.
Alcohol permits in Switzerland
In the case of a business set up as bar
, the company registration in Switzerland
requires the issuance of an alcohol permit
, which is issued by the Swiss Alcohol Board
. Investors can find out more details from the stipulations of the Law of Alcohol