In order to start up your business in the Free Economic Zone and take full advantage of the tax and customs privileges effective within its territory, you are to undergo a registration procedure and become a resident of the “Brest” Free Economic Zone. The FEZ Administration, which is entitled to act as a registration authority, will be your assistant in this situation. The FEZ Administration will provide you with all necessary information and render advisory assistance. To become a registered resident, you are to take several sequential steps, which will not take long.
Potential investor’s application to the “Brest” FEZ Administration
State registration of a legal entity in the “Brest” FEZ Administration
Development of an investment project business plan
Consideration of a business plan by the “Brest” FEZ Administration
Registration of a legal entity as a resident of the “Brest” FEZ
+375 (162) 59-07-12
+375 (162) 59-07-10 (fax)
+375 (162) 25-00-05
Before submitting any documents for state registration of a commercial entity as a legal entity to the registration authority (the FEZ Administration), property owners, founders (partners) of a commercial entity shall:
have the name of such entity approved by the registration authority;
select a potential location area for such entity on the basis of applicable legal requirements;
make a decision on forming such entity and prepare its Charter (Foundation Agreement – for a commercial entity acting on the basis of its Foundation Agreement only).
List of Documents for State Registration as a Legal Entity
In order to perform state registration of commercial entities, including commercial entities with foreign investments, the following documents are to be submitted to the registration authority:
Application for State Registration in the form approved by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus dd. 27.01.2009 No. 8;
Charter (Foundation Agreement – for a commercial entity acting on the basis of its Foundation Agreement only) in two copies without notarial attestation, an electronic copy (as a .doc or .rtf file);
legalised abstract of the Company Register of the country of foundation or other equivalent proof of the legal status of an entity in accordance with the law of the country of foundation (the abstract is to be dated within twelve months prior to the date of application for state registration) with Belarusian or Russian translation (translator’s signature is to be notarised) – for a property owner, founders, representing foreign entities;
copy of an identification document with Belarusian or Russian translation (translator’s signature is to be notarised) – for a property owner, founders, representing foreign individuals;
original or copy of a payment document to confirm that the state duty has been paid.
Please, be aware that the following procedures can be conducted with the help of the Unified State Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs Web Portal (http://egr.gov.by):
approval of the names of legal entities
state registration of economic entities
completing various application and notification forms
receiving information from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs
Standard structure of a business plan of capital investment projects, developed in purpose of registration as residents of the «Brest» FEZ
For help in writing a business plan of your business project (in Russian), you can contact the following developers:
224030, Brest, Sovietskaya Str., 68, office 505
Tel./fax +375 162 59 21 00,
+375 29 723 63 83,
+375 29 115 20 25
e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Individual entrepreneur Kozinets Maxim
Tel. +375 29 727-90-87
LLC "AIK - Consulting"
220034, Minsk, Chapaeva Str., 3, office 213
tel / fax:
+375 17 336-35-36
+375 17 336-35-37
A1 tel. +375 44 45-11-223
MTS tel. +375 29 512-96-57 (VIBER)
IPM-Consult Invest LLC
Belarus, Minsk, Melezha Str., 5. building 2, office 1703
+375 17 272 12 48
+375 33 637 48 86 (MTS)
+375 44 716 88 16 (A1)
CJSC "Agency for Strategic and Economic Development"
220069, Minsk, Dzerzhinsky Ave. 23, 1st floor, office 433
+375 29 122-58-55
+375 17 388-01-50
A key requirement for the investment projects implemented in the “Brest” FEZ is as follows: the specified amount of investments in implementation of the investment project of a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur is to comprise a sum equivalent to at least 1 million euros or at least 500 thousand euros if such investment in the amount specified are made for a period of three years from the date of conclusion of a contract, defining the terms of activity within the Free Economic Zone.
A business plan is to be considered by the “Brest” FEZ Administration within 14 business days.
In order to register a legal entity as a resident, the following documents are to be submitted to the “Brest” FEZ Administration:
Application for Registration as a resident of the “Brest” FEZ;
payment document to confirm that the state duty for registration as a resident of the “Brest” FEZ in the amount of 50 basic units has been paid