Domiciling an activity at home
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Domiciling commercial business activities at the entrepreneur's home in Monaco is possible if the legal form of the company allows it and if:
- No legislative, regulatory or contractual provision is opposed thereto
- The firm's activities do not involve reception of clients or the storage or display of goods
- The firm employs no staff
For commercial activities carried out by SNCs, SCSs, or SARLs, the registered office may only be established at the Managing Director's home, under the conditions described above, upon start-up and for a limited period of one year (may be renewed once). Ordinance no. 993 of 16 February 2007 implementing the Act no. 1331 of 8 January 2007 pertaining to companies
The Managing Director must be the leaseholder, the leaseholder's spouse, or be residing with the leaseholder.
In State-owned properties, if the Managing Director is residing with the leaseholder, they must be of Monegasque nationality. If they are the leaseholder's spouse, they are not required to be of Monegasque nationality.
In State-owned properties, a single company may establish their registered office at the Managing Director's home.
No restrictions are laid down by the regulations regarding the juncture or duration of domiciliation.
The firm may be established at the sole trader's domicile upon start-up or during the course of business activities.
The duration of domiciliation in the private sector corresponds to the duration of the lease.
The duration of domiciliation in State-owned flats cannot exceed one year. Go to "How to domicile an activity in a state-owned property ".
The sole trader must be the leaseholder, the leaseholder's spouse, or be residing with the leaseholder.
If the sole trader is residing with the leaseholder, they must be of Monegasque nationality.
A maximum of three firms may be domiciled per household in State-owned property. There is no maximum in the private sector.