Closing a sole proprietorship

Last updated: 20 March 2018 .

If the business activity ceases, the sole proprietorship has to be struck off.

You close down your sole proprietorship by submitting the form Coordinated register notification. Please tick the box named «Sletting av enhet».

No attachments are required. The closure is free of charge.

Closing a sole proprietorship where the owner is deceased

If the sole proprietorship is registered in the Register of Business Enterprises, a notification about the closure must be signed by a person representing the estate. You must attach a certificate of probate or a certificate of probate relating to undistributed martial property.

If the sole proprietorship is not registered in the Register of Business Enterprises, a notification of closure can be signed by relatives or an official receiver. No attachments are required.

When reporting closure where the owner is deceased, it is not possible to submit the form electronically. In these cases you must use the paper form for striking off an entity.