To start and operate a business in Cambodia, you will need to get registered. The first step will be to review the different types of business structures and to decide which one is the best for you.
You will also need to decide on a name and check if it is available.
To help you decide, you should research the structures and pros and cons of the above types of businesses and select the one that is most suitable for you and your business. A good place to start is here. This site contains a table comparing the different registration types along with the benefits and drawbacks of each.
In Cambodia, you can register your new business through the One Portal system here. This User Guide from the Ministry of Economy and Finance is very useful to help you get prepared for this process. It includes an overview of how to use the system and the documents you will need to prepare for submission.
The main steps in registering your business, whether you use the One Portal system, or a service provider are:
If you have staff members you will also need to apply for National Social Security Fund (NSSF). You can learn more about NSSF and how to apply here.