Gibraltar Company Formation

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, situated on Spain's south coast. It is a stable jurisdiction in the EU region with its' economy mostly based on financial services, online gambling, shipping and tourism. The national currency is the British Pound and the official language in English.

Gibraltar companies are subject to a tax on profits of 10% on any income accrued or derived in Gibraltar. In practice this means that Gibraltar companies which do not trade with other Gibraltar resident companies (or individuals) will be operating tax free. The Gibraltar Non-Resident Company is also exempted from VAT and has significant tax advantages making it a common use for holding and international trading structures.

Incorporation Services

Formation of Limited Liability Company in Gibraltar 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(s)

Appointment of Nominee (or Trustee) 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).

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.

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

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

Facts & Info about: Gibraltar Company Formation

Limited Liability Company

  • Minimum Share Capital: £2,000.00 divided into 2000 shares of £1.00 each (or the equivalent in euros)
  • Minimum Number of Shareholders: One
  • Minimum Number of Directors: One
  • Bearer Shares Allowed: No
  • Corporate Directors Permitted: Yes
  • Company Secretary Required: Yes
  • Shelf Companies Available: Yes
  • Possible Name Endings: Depends on the type of company required but most will be limited by shares, therefore – Limited

  • Registered Office / Agent: Yes
  • Local Directors: No
  • Local Secretary: Yes
  • Local Meetings: No
  • Government Register of Directors: Yes; registered at the public registry
  • Government Register of Shareholders: Yes; registered at the public registry

  • Annual Return: Yes
  • Submit Audited Accounts: Annual Abridged Balance sheets need to be submitted; this depends on the activities, size, turnover and employees of the company.

  • Minimum Annual Tax: 10% on any income accrued or derived in Gibraltar.  Tax does not apply to non-Gibraltar sourced income.  Therefore, should the company derive income from both in and out of Gibraltar, only the portion earned in Gibraltar will be subject to tax.   

  • Urgent same day (accelerate fees), or 3 working days
  • Shelf Companies: Available upon request