A limited liability company is a commercial company regulated by the Commercial Companies Code. The company is liable for its obligations with its assets created from the partners’ contributions. Limited liability company is one of the most frequently registered companies. Read the article to find out more about how to register a limited liability company in the National Court Register.
How to file an application and required documents
Registration of a limited liability company in the National Court Register takes place on the basis of an application. You can file the application in two ways:
- online – using the S24 system,
- traditionally – in person or by mail – to the district court (commercial court) competent for the place of residence or registered office of the entity applying for registration by means of an official form KRS-W3.
The completed form should be accompanied by attachments and forms:
- KRS-WE – partners of a limited liability company subject to registration,
- KRS-WM – subject of activity,
- KRS-WH – manner of establishing the entity,
- KRS-WK – partners entitled to represent the company,
- KRS-WL – proxies – if appointed,
- KRS-WA – branches, field organizational units – if created by the company,
- document on the appointment of members of the company’s bodies,
- Articles of association,
- list of shareholders,
- statement of the management board on capital contribution,
- names, forenames and addresses of board members,
- proof of payment of fees.
Registration of a limited liability company in the National Court Register – Cost
The fees you must pay when applying for a limited liability company:
- PLN 500 – court fee for entry in the KRS,
- PLN 100 – fee for announcing the entry in Monitor Sądowy i Gospodarczy.
These fees can be paid
- in cash at the court’s cash desk,
- cashless – by transferring money to the court account or through the e-Payment system,
- court fee e-signs.
Remember that the method of payment at a particular court is determined by its president. For that reason, check what rules apply in the court to which you will submit your application.
When you register a company in the S24 system, you have to pay fees:
- PLN 250 – a court fee for an entry in the National Court Register,
- PLN 100 – the fee for publishing the entry in Monitor Sądowy i Gospodarczy.
Waiting time for a decision
The court considers a case concerning an entry in the National Court Register in non-contentious proceedings. It has no more than 7 days from the date the application is received. If the application is filed electronically, the court considers it within 1 day of its receipt. If the proceedings result in a decision that there is no entry in the register, you have 14 days to appeal to the county court.