Business Setup in Saudi Arabia (KSA)

Streamline Your Business Setup in Saudi Arabia with Our Comprehensive Services

Absco specializes in company formation with extensive experience across the and the Saudi markets.

Benefits of setting up Business in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi business landscape supports foreign investments . The Kingdom offers:

  • 1- Ease of doing business
  • 2- 100% foreign ownership of business
  • 3- Regulatory and financial incentives
  • 4- Fast and streamlined processes

Now is the right time to expand your successful business to the Kingdom!

Business setup processes and dealing with government departments might be overwhelming. As your trusted incorporation specialists, we take ultimate responsibility for your business setup and company formation in Saudi Arabia.


Step-by-Step Business Setup Process in Saudi Arabia

Our consultants take you through the complete business setup process and provide you with up-to-date
information so you can start your business compliantly in Saudi Arabia.

Pre-Setup Stage

1- Partner with Absco to get a free consultation.

2- Decide on your legal business structure.

3- Select your business activities.

4- Choose a unique name for your business.

Documents Required for Pre-Setup Stage in Saudi Arabia

1- Investment License Application Form

2- Business License/Certificate of Incorporation

3- Memorandum & Articles of Association of the Parent Company

4- Audited Financial Statements for the last full year

5- Proof of ID and Address for Directors and Shareholders

Business Incorporation Stage

1- Obtain an investment license from the Ministry of Investment Saudi Arabia (MISA).

2- Get the Articles of Association notarized.

3- Get your Commercial Registration issued.

4- Register your company’s National Address.

5- Register with government departments for taxation, insurance and hiring employees.

6- Open your corporate bank account.

Corporate Setup In Saudi Arabia:

Whether you aspire to expand to Saudi Arabia as a foreigner or establish a GCC-owned company, we are here to help your business endeavours.

We provide expert guidance on the legal and administrative requirements for setting up a company and support running a successful business.

We assist with the incorporation process, registration with government departments for taxes, social insurance and employee recruitment and obtaining necessary licenses and permits. Our experienced business professionals and industry experts will guide you through the process, ensuring that all the required steps are completed correctly and efficiently.

Understand the step-by-step post-incorporation process in Saudi Arabia.

There are various business structures available in Saudi Arabia. We know the advantages and disadvantages of each legal structure and we guide you well according to your specific business activity.

Understand the difference between a branch and a subsidiary.

ABSCO provides a wide range of services to help you establish the right business structure and grow your business in Saudi Arabia in your desired jurisdiction.

We Ignite Growth And Sustain Trust

Absco is your business incorporation and on-the-ground corporate solutions specialist. Our team strives to be dynamic, disruptive, and distinguished in the Gulf business industry.

We are leading the way for innovation and creativity with a dominant focus on client experience and the execution of services. We provide tailored advice, services, and infrastructure to expedite establishment in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, assisting our clients in aligning their business priorities with the future vision.

What we offer

Business Incorporation

Assistance in registering your business with government entities and obtaining necessary licenses.

Legal Compliance

Ensuring adherence to relevant laws, including labor, health, safety, and environmental regulations.

Tax Registration

Guidance in registering for taxes and compliance with tax laws.

Visa And Work Permit Assistance

Support in obtaining visas and work permits, along with employee management services.

Banking Assistance

Aid in opening corporate bank accounts, and selecting banks with optimal facilities and competitive fees.

Operational Support

Ongoing support to facilitate the smooth operations and rapid growth of your company.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you are a non-national aiming to initiate a business in Saudi Arabia, obtaining an investment license is imperative. The Ministry of Investment Saudi Arabia (MISA) issues this license, enabling you to establish a foreign branch.

Each license has unique requirements. Contact us to determine the specific requirements for your business activity.

Individuals with 100% foreign ownership can apply to establish a business in Saudi Arabia. The MISA will issue a business license to foreign investors, with a minimum cost of 600 SAR per year for a separate city branch.

  • Attested Commercial Registration (CR)/Certificate of Incorporation verified by MOFA and the Saudi Embassy.
  • Attested Memorandum of Association (MoA), Articles of Association, and last full year's financial statements.
  • Obtain notarization for the Power of Attorney (PoA) from a public notary.

Our Operational Process


Strategy And Planning

We help you decide your entity structure and business activity and guide you about its specific requirements. We keep you well informed about the steps involved in your business setup process.



We facilitate you with your complete company setup process: getting your Investment License, documentation of the Memorandum of Association, issuance of Commercial Registration, opening files and General Director’s Visa.


Bank Account Opening

We assist you with your corporate bank account opening process and guide you through each stage.


Staying Compliant

We provide ongoing support in your post-business setup phase and help you comply with local laws and regulations.