Soft – landing for foreign start-ups

Soft – landing for
foreign start-ups

Startup Macedonia offers services for soft - lending for foreign startups. Check out our Guide on how to Launch in North Macedonia and contact us for the process. We are looking forward to start working with you.

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Build your business in a country that is known for its affordable lifestyle, great talents, and delicious food. It only takes 24 hours to set-up your company! It only takes 15 days to get a work and residence permit.




Why Macedonia can be a perfect place for you to launch your new company?

How to open a company

What do you need to know before you register your company.

How to get a work permit

Which steps you need to take in order to get your work permit?

Get a residence permit

How to get a permit and live in Macedonia?

Co-working spaces and funding

Find great places to co-work, meet startups and freelancers

Enterprise in residence

Test the waters and experience the Macedonian startup exo-system as an enterpreneur in residence.

Package 1
Soft Landing Discovery

Includes 5 different 1-hour appointments online/offline in our #MKstartups Space with key partners:
  • • Legal Expert
  • • Accountant
  • • Ecosystem Insider
  • • Investment
  • • Needs assesment agent


150€ +(VAT)

Package 2
Soft Landing Starter

Includes Soft-Landing Discovery package plus setting up a company in North Macedonia:
  • • Register a company within the Central Registry
  • • Opening a company's bank account
  • • Retrieve stamps
  • Optional:
  • • Work Permit
  • • Residence Permit


Depending on the scope

Package 3
Soft Landing Growth

Includes complete support toward establishing and growing a business in North Macedonia.
  • • Setting up a company package
  • • Finding offices(in partnership with real estate agency)
  • • Finding offices(in partnership with HR agency)
  • • Legal and administrative support
  • • Access to the data-driven platform
  • • Access to local and international mentors
  • • Access to talent and investors


Depending on the scope

There is an emerging startup scene that is represented by Startup Macedonia, a collective of founders & experts. The community is open- minded, dynamic, and welcoming to new innovations and modern values.

“The country could be extremely attractive to digital nomads and international entrepreneurs due to a low cost of living associated with high quality commodities” – Franck Nouyrigat, founder of Startup Weekend.

“The Balkans have long been a promising spot for startups. The cost of living is low and the talent level is high. And my visit was unique in that everyone was fully prepared to pitch on a global scale” – John Biggs of TechCrunch.