Full assistance to set up your company in Barcelona.

The Business Support Office offers a comprehensive and free one-stop-shop support service to accompany the Barcelona-based investment projects of companies and entrepreneurs living abroad. The aim of the service is to provide smooth landings for business setup processes from the moment a decision is taken through to landing procedures and support even when a company has already set up and wants to start its business activity.

The portfolio of services available includes the following:

  • Information and advice on procedures to set up in Barcelona (legal, immigration, municipal permits and paperwork, etc.).
  • Company Incorporation for firms set up by partners and subsidiaries of foreign companies.
  • Support for recruitment searches, both for workers and students on training internships.
  • Searches for suitable business locations for firms (office buildings, warehouses or land), and temporary office space rentals (coworking) for those international companies that need it.
  • Information about specialist private suppliers.
  • Liaison with other stakeholders in the city.

In addition, Barcelona Activa also offers businesses the so-called Espai Barcelona, an innovation area located in the Business Services Office that showcases Barcelona's business potential, where companies can receive visitors and host corporate meetings.