Registration

Since 13 March 2003, KBRA (Kosovo Business Registration Agency) has initiated the registration of Joint Stock Companies and Limited Liability Companies or Limited Partnerships by using the pertinent forms.

According to article 26.2 of UNMIK Regulation nr. 2001/6 the Stockholder’s Equity for Joint Stock Companies should be at least 25,000 Euros, whereas the Owner’s Equity for Limited Liability Companies should be at least 2,500 Euros.

According to article 28 of Administrative Directive (AD) 2002/22, Joint Stock Company, Limited Liability Company or Limited Partnership shall be considered as legal entities on the day of the registration, which be considered as the day when the application for registration is received. The registration day may be several days after the day the application was submitted, which according to article 10.4 is the day when the application was received. The legal entity can not begin with the work before the registration is confirmed.

Besides the exceptions set forth in article 20 of AD 2002/22, the name of the business should be unique and have the ending, which corresponds to the type of the business.

  • JSC (Joint Stock Companies)

If the name is in the Albanian language it should end with Shoqëri aksionare or SH. A.
If the name is in English language, it should end with Joint Stock Company or J.S.C.
If the name is in Serbian language, it should end with Deoniçarsko drushtvo or D.D.

  • LLC (Limited Liability Companies)

If the name is in Albanian language, it should end with Shoqëria me përgjegjësi të kufizuar or SH.P.K.
If the name is in English language, it should end with Limited Liability Company or L.L.C.
If the name is in Serbian language, it should end with Društvo sa Neograničenim Odgovornosču or D.O.O.

  • LP (Limited Partnership)

If the name is in Albanian language, it should end with Ortakëri e kufizuar or O.K.
If the name is in English language, it should end with Limited Partnership or L.P.
If the name is in Serbian language, it should end with Ograničeno Partnerstvo or O.P.