As a citizen of the European Union (EU), you are entitled to set up your own business in any EU country (or Iceland, Norway or Liechtenstein) and to set up a subsidiary branch of an existing EU-based business that is already registered in one EU country.


When setting up a business, specific national rules apply to each EU country but there are some common EU targets, which facilitate the procedure. You will find more information on how to start a business on the ‘Your Europe’ portal.


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