Hong Kong Company Formation

Hong Kong is a small but progressive territory on the southern tip of China which was administrated as a British colony until 1997 when it became a Special Administrative Region of China.

Corporate law is based on the British Legal System. Hong Kong has a bustling free market economy, a large proportion of which is dependent on international trade. No tax on offshore profits. Local profits tax rate @16.5%. Shareholders and directors are in a public registry. Beneficial ownership is confidential.

Incorporation Services

Formation of Limited Liability Company in Hong Kong 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: Hong Kong Company Formation

Limited Liability Company

  • Minimum Share Capital: One share (Generally, standard authorised capital: HKD 10,000)
  • Minimum Number of Shareholders: One
  • Minimum Number of Directors: One
  • Bearer Shares Allowed: No
  • Corporate Directors Permitted: Yes
  • Company Secretary Required: Yes
  • Provision of Business Address in Honk Kong: Yes
  • Shelf Companies Available: Yes

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

  • Annual Return: Yes
  • Submit Accounts: Yes

  • No tax on offshore profits
  • Local Profits: 16.5% tax rate
  • Government Fees: US$320 annual Business Registration Fee

  • One Week
  • Shelf Companies: Available