Seychelles

The Seychelles IBC was created by the International Business Companies Act of 1994. Today this jurisdiction is very popular for its simplicity, the speed of the incorporation process and the price, but it also enjoys many other benefits that you can read below:

 

  • IBC pays no taxes in Seychelles other than the Government License fee; 
  • Annual reporting not required for IBC’s; 
  • The requirement to keep accounting; 
  • There is no minimum capital requirement; shares may be either registered or bearer and may be issued in any currency; 
  • Shares can be issued with or without par value; 
  • Bearer shares are not permitted;
  • Only one shareholder and one director are required. Their particulars do not appear on public record; 
  • Shareholders, directors, and officers need not be resident in Seychelles and there is no stipulation as to their nationality; 
  • Directors and/or officers can be either corporate entities or natural persons; 
  • There is no foreign exchange control; 
  • It takes only 24 hours to incorporate an offshore company in Seychelles and the fees are the lowest on the Internet; 
  • Speedy incorporation procedures and simple ongoing administration; 
  • Shareholders and directors meetings need not be held in Seychelles, can be held by telephone, may be attended by proxy; 
  • The Memorandum and Articles of Association are the only documents to be held on the public record; 
  • There is no requirement to register initial or ongoing changes in directors and/or officers; 
  • IBC’s may engage in any lawful business in any country and may carry on transactions in whatever currencies they choose.

 

 The current international view of Seychelles by International Organizations.

 

International Organization White List Grey List Black List
OECD    
FATF √ 
EU    

 

Basic price.

 

Company registration US $ 900.00

 

It includes:

 

  • Memorandum and Articles 
  • Certificate of Incorporation 
  • Share certificate
  • Share register
  • Resolution of subscribers

 

Renewal US $ 800.00

 

It includes:

 

  • Registered Agent / Registered Office
  • Annual license
  • Verification that the company complies with local legislation.

 

OPTIONAL SERVICES IN USD

Apostille by document or set

Document notarization (per doc)

US$100.00
Notarization of documents (per doc) US$65.00

Amendments

US$400.00
General power (if CLD provides the principal) US$250.00
Nominee director (annual) US$500.00
Nominee shareholder (annual) US$500.00
Courier from US$100.00
Certificate of tax exemption (when applicable) US$300.00
Dissolutions US$1200.00
Certifications issued by the Registered Agent US$150.00
Certifications issued by the registry US$150.00
Certificate of Incumbency US$225.00
Certificate of good standing US$200.00
Change of registered agent to us $75.00
Change to another registered agent US$400.00
Resolutions after incorporation US$150.00

* Nominee directors and nominee shareholders are provided by our Panama office. Should you require nominees to be provided in Seychelles please inform us accordingly.