Raviv Sivan

Much more than legal services

Raviv Sivan Law Office is a bi-lingual firm, used to provide services both to international and to domestic companies active in Israel. Therefore our office is well aware of the special requirements involved in serving these firms. We are mainly focusing on Corporate legal services and aiming at the heart of the client's business needs.

Among our services


Quick establishment for foreign companies


Legal advice in all aspects


Visa’s and work permits (for foreign experts)


Commercial contracts and negotiation

AND MORE: Real estate contracts for purchasing / rental of land and industry Office and address services for foreign companies (including virtual office) Bank accounts for foreign businessmen in Israel Court and Arbitration representation  Connections and JV's

About Us

Raviv Sivan Law office is strategically located in Haifa, which is the northern capital of Israel, hosting most of the industrial plants, harbor and energy firms operating in country. We are well experienced in walking hand in hand with our clients from the Oil & Gas industry, Infrastructure, Engineering, Mining, Construction, CNC and more. Our agenda is that being available to our clients is a very important part of our business. Therefore we make sure to be there for our clients almost on a 24/7 basis.

Legal Advice

We will be happy to answer any questions you may have


Frequently Asked Questions

  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    What is a foreign company?
    “Foreign company” – a company registered outside Israel and any body of persons, other than a partnership, registered or incorporated outside Israel. A foreign company must apply to the Israeli Companies’ Registrar within no later than one month after setting a place of business. In addition to registration at the Israeli Company Registrar, a business operation in Israel demands registration at the VAT (Value Added Tax) authority, as well as the Israeli Tax Authority and Social Security.
  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    What are the options (what kinds of companies can be formed)?
    A Foreign company- to serve as the “long arm” of the mother company located outside of Israel. Does not provide company’s veil protection but enables owners to be taxed for profits distribution. A Local company – a local Israeli company a registration number and a limited liability of the shareholders. Enables the owner to remain protected under the corporate veil but applies tax for the distribution of profits (dividends).
  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    How long does it take to register a company in Israel?
    Depending on the entity chosen, mostly the process should take 14 days. In urgent occasions, it can be done within 1-2 days.
  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    What is required for establishing a company in Israel?
    Applying to the Israeli Companies’ Registrar requires the following documentation: 1- A copy and a notary-authenticated Hebrew translation of company’s articles of association, or any other documents under which the company is incorporated abroad. 2- A list of directors of the company (minimum 1 and maximum 50). 3- The name and address of a person resident in Israel, who is authorized to receive judicial documents and notices issued to the company on behalf of the company. 4- A copy certified of a power of attorney authorizing a person normally resident in Israel to act on behalf of the company in Israel 5- An original certificate of incorporation from the company’s country of origin showing that the company is duly active at the date of application. ...
  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    Appointment of a local representative for tax purposes
    A foreign company doing business in Israel should appoint an Israeli resident as a tax representative, within 30 days from the of starting a business activity in Israel. The representative will directly liable to the company’s tax issues.
  • רביב סיון - משרד עורכי דין
    How much would it cost to register a company in Israel?
    In 2016 registration fee at the Israeli Companies’ Registrar is NIS 2,638.- Afterwards, an annual fee is due of NIS 1,502.-

Contact Us

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  Phone: +9724-834-8878
  Mobile: +972-544-767-643
  Faks: +972-3617-9033
  Email: raviv@sivanadv.co.il
  Address: 44 Moriya Boulevard, Haifa (POB 7522)

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