For investors

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Abkhazia implements official registry.

The official registry of individual entrepreneurs and legal entities in Abkhazia conducted in 10 working days after the day of providing all documents to the registering authority.

Documents for registry of private individual as individual entrepreneur are:

1) An application MUST be in an official form, signed by applicant, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Abkhazia;

2) A copy of the identifying document of an individual, registering as individual entrepreneur (in case the individual is a citizen of Abkhazia);

3) A copy of document, established by law or accepting in accordance with the treaty of the Republic of Abkhazia, as the identify document of foreigner, registering as individual entrepreneur (in case the individual is a foreigner);

4) A copy of a document, established by law or accepting in accordance with the treaty of the Republic of Abkhazia, as the identify document of a stateless person registering as individual entrepreneur (in case the individual is a stateless person);

5) A copy of birth certificate of private individual, registering as individual entrepreneur, or a copy of another document confirming date and place of birth of a person in accordance with the treaty of the Republic of Abkhazia (in case the provided copy of the identify document doesn’t contain information of date and place of birth of pointed person);

6) A copy of document, confirming the right of private individual, registering as individual entrepreneur to a part-time or permanent residence in the Republic of Abkhazia (in case the individual is a foreigner or a stateless person);

7) An original or a copy of document confirming the address of private individual registering as individual entrepreneur (in case the copy of identify document of private person registering as individual entrepreneur or the document confirming the right of private individual registering as individual entrepreneur to part-time or permanent residence in the Republic of Abkhazia, doesn’t contain information about the address).

8) A document certifying the payment of the state fee.


The following documents are invalid of an individual registering as a private authority:

- A notarized parental adoptive parents or care-giver consent to business activity by private person, registering as individual entrepreneur;

- A copy of marriage;

- A copy of guardianship authorities decision or a copy of court judgment on private person’s capability (in case private person, registering as individual entrepreneur, non-adult).