Belize Company Formation

Services include Formation and Annual Maintenance of an International Business Company (IBC) in Belize, with or without nominee services. List of ready-made (shelf) Belize IBCs is available upon request.

Belize offers tax-free International Business Companies (IBCs) based on the British Virgin Islands model. The IBC is designed to be formed easily, with no tax, and with the advantage of being able to conduct its desired business worldwide. It is an independent democratic Commonwealth country located on the Caribbean seaboard of Central America.

Incorporation Services

Formation of Limited Liability Company in Belize Company Formation

Package includes::

  • Name approval and registration
  • Company Incorporation
  • Payment of the Government License Fees
  • Registered office address and local agent (mandatory)
  • Appointment of company Secretary
  • Rubber stamp

Package includes the following set of corporate documents::

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Appointment of First Directors & Directors' Consent
  • Share Certificate
  • Company Corporate Register

Nominee Services

Appointment of a Nominee Director.

Appointment of Nominee Shareholder(s), to be holding the Company's shares for the benefit and under the instructions of the client(s).

Appointment of Company Secretary.

Additional Services

General Power of Attorney issued by the director for the benefit of the client(s), valid for 12 months.

A General Power of Attorney grants the client, or an agent of the client, with broad powers to represent, and act for, the Company before third parties, authorities and institutions.

Special Power of Attorney issued by the director for the benefit of the client(s), valid for 12 months.

A Special Power of Attorney, also known as Limited Power of Attorney, grants the client, or an agent of the client, with particular authority to represent, and act for, the Company for particular, specified, matter (i.e. such as for the opening of bank account in XXX Bank or for the execution of a particular agreement).

For receiving and forwarding correspondence, letters etc.

Certificate issued by the Company secretary verifying the Company’s current status.

A Certificate of Good Standing is a certificate issued by the Registrar that shows that the Company has met its' statutory obligations and that it is duly registered and validly existing.

A third set – two sets are included with the company formation package. It comes certified by Advocate, notarized and affixed with apostil.

Please refer to the Bank Account Opening section of this website.

Facts & Info about: Belize Company Formation

  • Minimum Share Capital - One
  • Minimum Number of Shareholders - One
  • Minimum Number of Directors - One
  • Bearer Shares Allowed - Yes
  • Corporate Directors Permitted - Yes
  • Company Secretary Required - No
  • Shelf Companies Available - Yes

  • Registered Office / Local Agent - Yes
  • Local Directors - No
  • Local Secretary - No
  • Local Meetings - No
  • Government Register of Directors - No
  • Government Register of Shareholders - No

  • Annual Returns - No
  • Submit Audited Accounts - No
  • Accounting records keeping - Yes; according to the Accounting Records (Maintenance) Act (No. 18 of 2013), all Belize IBCs must maintain accounting records for a period of 5 years. Such records must either be kept at the Company's registered office or to be at the director's possession.

  • Annual Tax / License Fee - US$100
  • Belize IBCs are exempt from all income taxes.