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Region advantages

Free Economic Zone “Valkanes”

Multilingual and educated population

Special legal status

Investment Law

Сommunication infrastructure

Investor steps

Preparing a strategy for your business project

1. We will analyze the market to determine the possibility of realizing your business potential as an investor.
2. You will receive information:
- about the infrastructure potential of ATU Gagauzia;
- about measures of regional support for entrepreneurship;
- about tax preferences on the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
3. We will provide support in choosing a strategy for entering the market of an autonomy, country, far and near abroad.
4. We will assist in the search and selection of raw materials required for the production of the final product.
5. We organize acquaintance with manufacturers and service providers necessary for the implementation of your business project.
6. We will provide support in organizing negotiations with the LPA on the preparation of the necessary documentary and legal framework for the project.

Search and selection of an investment site:

1. Based on the information provided and the technical characteristics of the business project, we will offer you the best platform for doing business.
2. We will visit Free Economic Zones and industrial parks for a more detailed study and making a final decision.

Enterprise activities:

1. We will advise you on issues arising in the process of implementing an investment project:
- provision of personnel;
- project financing;
- tax legislation;
- forms of providing funds for regional support.
2. We will support you at all important stages of the investment project implementation.
3. The Agency staff will optimize your time schedule, provide support in negotiations with the necessary structures.
4. We will provide information assistance in creating the organizational and legal form of the enterprise.

Investor support

1. Accompanying the investor from the airport (station), visiting the SEZ, industrial parks, etc.
2. Information support for further development in the region, in particular After care;
3. An invitation to participate in business events of the republic of regional, national and international scale.

Do you want to choose Gagauzia as the next investment destination?

Do you have an investment plan, do you know how to proceed? Invest Gagauzia offers free, comprehensive investment advisory services that are always tailored to the exact needs of potential and existing investors. Our main goal is to create the conditions necessary for the sustainable development of the economy of the Republic of Moldova in general and ATU Gagauzia in particular by helping foreign investors develop their business and increase competitiveness.

How to set up a company in Gagauzia?

The creation of a business entity in Moldova involves registration in the State Register of Legal Entities, which is maintained by the State Registration Chamber of the Ministry of Justice. The State Registration Chamber registers the LLC / JSC within five working days (total period) or four hours - one day (expedited procedure) of submission of all necessary documents. More information here: http://www.asp.gov.md/ru/node/2231

How much does it cost to establish a company?

The fees to be paid to the State Registration Chamber for the registration of an LLC range from 60 to 130 euros, depending on the procedure applied (general or expedited). Accordingly, the cost of registering a joint-stock company varies from 75 to 170 euros.

Need a visa / residence permit?

The Bureau of Migration and Asylum deals with visa issues and residence rights. For more details on the procedure for submitting the necessary documents, you can find here: http://bma.gov.md/en/node/101013

Want to know more about taxation in Moldova?

Tax rate type:
Personal income tax -12%
Corporate income tax:

  • (CIT) 12%
  • 7% for farming enterprises
  • 6% in FEZ
  • 3% within free port
  • Social Security:
  • 6% for an employee
  • 18% for the employer
  • Medical insurance:
  • 4,5% for an employee
  • 4,5% for the employer
  • Value-added tax:
  • 20% standard rate
  • 10% for HORECA
  • 6% for natural gases
  • 8%, i.e. pharmaceutical products
  • 0% international shipping
  • Unique tax on companies resident in IT Park:
  • 7%

    • Passport (issued in the last ten years) whose validity exceeds by at least 3 months the expected date for leaving the territory of the Republic of Moldova;
    • A photo of 35mm x 45mm, color, matte;
    • Booking a round-trip ticket valid until the destination, or the driving license, the green card and the registration documents of the means of transport, in the case of drivers;
    • Travel medical insurance valid on the territory of the Republic of Moldova (Minimum coverage is 30,000 euros);
    • Invitation from a natural person, commercial companies, non-governmental organizations or public authorities to participate in meetings, conferences, fairs or congresses related to trade or industry;
    • The invitation issued by the competent authority for aliens or, as the case may be, a residence permit or a valid visa issued by one of the Member States of the European Union or of the States Parties to the Schengen Agreement;
    • Proof of means of subsistence during the stay (30 euro / day, for the entire requested period, but not less than 300 euro) or, as the case may be, maintenance or accommodation commitment (download);
    • Proof of accommodation conditions, in the form of a reservations at an accommodation unit classified in accordance with the law, of an act of ownership or rental of a dwelling in the Republic of Moldova on behalf of the applicant or, as the case may be, the maintenance or accommodation commitment (download). Exception: aliens who obtain visas on the basis of the invitation issued by the competent authority for aliens are exempted from the obligation to present the maintenance or accommodation commitment;

Foreign investment

List of documents for granting the right of residence to the associate / shareholder of legal entities with foreign investments registered in the Republic of Moldova: 1. The standardized document; 2. The national passport of the foreigner; 3. extract from the Register of State units of law or, where appropriate, the extract from the Register of shareholders; 4. Confirmation of investments by the auditor accredited or giving of notice on withholding tax on income, the premiums of insurance health and the contributions social, which attests to create places of employment; 5. criminal record judiciary in the country of origin legalized / apostille (in the manner set ), translated into the language of state and logged notary or consular 6. Evidence space of the housing (statement owner authenticated by a notary or a copy of the document of ownership); 7. A 3x4 color photograph;
Note: 1. The documents are presented in original and copies. 2. documents are submitted with at least 30 days before the expiry of the term legally presence of foreigners in the Republic of Moldova. 3. Failure to comply with the deadline for submitting the application is sanctioned.
List of documents for the extension of the right of residence of the associate / shareholder of legal entities with foreign investments registered in the Republic of Moldova: 1. The standardized document; 2. The national passport of the foreigner; 3. permit the seating of the alien; 4. extract from the Register of State units of law or, where appropriate, the extract from the Register of shareholders; 5. Confirmation of investments by the auditor accredited or giving of notice on withholding tax on income, the premiums of insurance health and the contributions social, which attests to create places of employment; 6. Evidence space of the housing (statement owner authenticated by a notary or a copy of the document of ownership); 7. A 3x4 color photograph;
Note: 1. The documents are presented in original and copies. 2. documents are submitted with at least 15 days before the expiry of the right of residence granted. 3. Failure to comply with the deadline for submitting the application is sanctioned.

Legal system

  • The Republic of Moldova is a civil law country. Its legal framework is based mainly on statutory law. The leading legal acts are the Constitution, organic and ordinary laws approved by the Parliament, as well as other normative acts issued by the Government and other public authorities. Under the Constitution, the Republic of Moldova undertakes to respect the treaties and conventions to which it is a party. In the event of any discrepancies between the national and international legislation applicable for the Republic of Moldova, the latter prevails.
  • Gagauzia (Gagauz Yeri) is a territorial autonomous entity with a special status as a form of self- determination of the Gagauz people, which is an integral part of the Republic of Moldova.
  • Gagauzia, within its competence, independently solves issues of political, economic and cultural development in the interests of the entire population.
  • Governance in Gagauzia is carried out on the basis of the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova, this law and other laws of the Republic of Moldova (with exceptions provided for by this law), which do not contradict them with the Code of Gagauzia and the normative acts of the Peoples Assembly (Halk Toplusu) of Gagauzia.
  • On the territory of ATU Gagauzia is a law “ON INVESTMENTS” No. 73 dated August 09, 2016.
  • This law regulates relations related to investments in ATU Gagauzia (Gagauz Yeri) and defines the legal and economic basis for stimulating investments, guarantees the protection of investors rights when making investments in ATU Gagauzia, determines measures to support investments by public authorities, the procedure for resolving disputes with the participation of investors.

MAIN EVENTS IN GAGAUZIA

PARTNERS

SDC
GIZ
Invest Moldova
ODIMM
Camera de comerț și industrie
EBA Moldova