Handelsregister Schwyz

Commercial register Schwyz

Phone number / Email address:

+41 41 819 16 50

Opening hours:

08:00 - 11:45 / 13:45 - 17:00

About the Commercial register of Schwyz

The Commercial Register of Schwyz is a public register that serves to identify companies that carry out commercial activities in the Canton of Schwyz.

The information contained in the Schwyz Commercial Register varies according to the legal form of the company, but generally includes the name or company name, the registered office, the corporate purpose, the management and control bodies, the share capital, the persons authorised to sign on behalf of the company, and certain other remarks.

All companies must be registered in the Commercial Register; however, for some legal forms, registration is only required under certain conditions (e.g., self-employed persons are only required to register if they have a turnover of more than CHF 100,000):

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Mandatory registration :
Limited partnerships
Public limited company (SA)
Partnership limited by shares (SCA)
Limited liability company (Sàrl)
Institution under public law
Mandatory registration under certain conditions :
Sole proprietorship with an annual turnover of CHF 100,000 or more
Association with a commercial purpose
Optional registration :
Sole proprietorship with an annual turnover of less than CHF 100,000
Non-profit association
Changes must also be entered in the Commercial Register. The entries are published in the Official Gazette of Commerce, also known as FOSC, which is published by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The data in the Schwyz Commercial Register is publicly accessible and can be viewed online at Zefix or at the Schwyz Commercial Register offices (Bahnhofstrasse 15, 6431 Schwyz).
The Commercial Register is a public service and is governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations and the Commercial Register Regulations, as well as by the Schwyz Commercial Register Fee Regulations.

Commercial Register Schwyz

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The Commercial Register Office of the Canton of Schwyz is responsible for all towns in the canton: Pfäffikon SZ, Seewen SZ, etc.

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