Austrian limited liability company

Establish a GmbH online

Our partner notaries can help you with online GmbH formation today.
No matter where you are in the world.

Online GmbH foundation

How to incorporate your GmbH completely digitally

A GmbH can be founded with maximum flexibility via notarity. The notarial deed and the necessary certifications are carried out online by our partner notary publics.

Overview of online GmbH formation


If you book an appointment, you will receive a non-binding price offer from a notary. You can then decide whether you want to accept this offer.

Experience shows that the price for founding a GmbH starts at EUR 860 (incl. VAT).*

*Non-binding estimate of notarity, taking into account the upper limit according to the notary tariff; the price is agreed between the notary and the client.

Documents required

As a rule, you need the following documents to establish a GmbH:

Articles of association (called declaration of incorporation in the case of one-person limited liability companies)

Company register application

Shareholder resolution

Sample drawing the managing director

If you wish, our partner notaries can draft these documents for you.

Austrian limited liability company

This service refers to limited liability companies in Austria. 

If you want to set up a German GmbH, you can find more information here.

GmbH incorporation in just 4 steps

The formation of a GmbH usually takes place in four steps. Start forming your GmbH online right now via notarity.

  • first stepOnline notary appointment

    Sign the required documents online with a notarity partner notary. If you do not have the documents yet, a partner notary can council you and have them drawn up.

  • second stepPayment of the cash contribution

    To effectively incorporate a GmbH, you must have paid at least half of the cash contribution into a business account. To open a business account you need the signed notarial deed.

  • THIRD STEPEntry in the commercial register

    As soon as you have received confirmation from your bank that the cash contribution has been paid in, the GmbH can be filed for registration in the commercial register. Our partner notaries will be happy to carry out these registrations for you.

  • FOURTH STEPBusiness registration & tax number

    The compulsory registration of a trade can be done here online. In addition, you must apply for a tax number at the responsible tax office.


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How it works

Flexible online appointment booking

You book an online appointment with one of our partner notaries online. Appointments are available Mon - Fri flexibly & at short notice between 7am - 9pm Central European Time (CET). 

Register & Identify

Register on The first step is to verify your identity. For this, you need a valid passport, a mobile phone and about 15min of time.

Signature of the documents

You will meet a partner notary at the booked time. The appointment takes place on in a video call. 

In the appointment, you sign the documents with a qualified electronic signature. The signature will be issued to you during the onboarding process.

Download & Payment

After your online appointment, you can download the notarised documents. The digitally signed PDF documents are always the original documents. On request, our partner notary's offices can also send you a physical copy by post.s

Before downloading the documents, you must pay for them online. 

Frequently asked questions

Appointments for the online formation of a GmbH can be booked at short notice, usually with one hour's notice.

The online notary appointment usually takes between 10min and 1h, depending on how extensive the documents are. 

After that, you need to open a business account to deposit the capital contribution. Depending on the bank, this takes 1-3 working days in our experience. You can also open a trust account at a partner notary's office. Your notary will do this before your online appointment, so there is no delay. 

The registration of your GmbH in the commercial register usually takes between one and ten working days, depending on the competent commercial register court.

We would also be happy to support you in establishing your German GmbH. Please contact us for this. 

Book an appointment now!

Online notarisation at our partner notaries is the easiest, fastest and most flexible way to form your GmbH. 


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