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Read the Statutory requirements for investing in Statia and the contact information to start a business in Statia and/or Saba.

Statutory requirements for investing in Statia

A business may be started and conducted in the form of a sole proprietorship (one man business) or incorporated. The most commonly used legal body for incorporation of companies is the Limited Liability Company (N.V.). Other possible legal bodies are e.g. the Private Limited Liability Company (B.V.), Partnership Firm (V.O.F.), Limited Partnership (CommanditaireVennootschap), Foundation (Stichting), and Association (Vereniging).

Depending on the legal form the applicant may have to apply for one or more of the licenses or permits.


For more information, please contact the Chamber at: Statia - or Saba -