The Technological Industrial Development Zone is a free zone in terms of the customs and tax laws. The Technological Industrial Development Zone (TIDZ) is part of the customs area of the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, separated from the remaining part of the customs area, being a separately fenced and marked area representing a functional entity in which activities are performed under the terms and conditions prescribed by the Free Zones Law and other applicable laws in which the customs and tax incentives determined by the Free Zones Law and other laws apply. The Technological Industrial Development Zone is established with the aim of developing highly propulsive and modern technologies by introducing economically profitable production and efficient utilization of the resources by applying the highest environmental standards.
You can register a company in Macedonia by visiting a single counter and addressing a single employee. Registering a business takes only 2 hours.
The Technological Industrial Development Zones, or free zones, have been established to host high-tech clean industry production that is export-oriented. Detailed information regarding permissible activities in the free zones is stipulated in Article 35 Paragraph 1 in the Free Zones Law that is available on our website.
The benefits provided according to the Free Zones Law are reserved exclusively for companies operating within the free zone boundaries.
Yes. The authorities impose no restrictions on the movement of capital.
The entrance, movement, and exiting within the free zones is controlled by security officials from the Free Zones Authority and by Customs officials located in the free zones.
All Customs formalities on goods imported and exported within the free zones, are performed within the zones which prevents transport vehicles from being stopped at border points.
The Customs office is located in the Administrative building next to the main gate.
For the movement of goods for final consumption an entry/exit of goods form must be completed and submitted. The form is available on our website, in the Forms section of our homepage, or it may be completed at the main entrance of the free zone.
Visitors must be announced in advance. The Free Zones Authority will aid your visitor in obtaining an entry pass.
Numerous HR companies and recruitment agencies operate in Macedonia. The Free Zones Authority can provide useful contacts upon request.
Macedonian universities are open and willing to collaborate with incoming investors, meeting their particular skills needs by co-creating and implementing customized training programs. The Free Zones Authority can provide appropriate contacts. Additionally, training programs can be implemented through HR and training agencies.
You are free to hire staff from any country.
Upon request by the user of the free zone, the Free Zones Authority issues an annual Legitimization Card for movement of vehicles within the zone.