Seychelles Company Formation

The Seychelles Islands are located in the Indian Ocean, between Africa and India. This independent Republic is one of the progressive offshore centres in the world with competitive legislation, which makes incorporation relatively simple, whilst ensuring Investor confidence and privacy.

Seychelles International Business Companies (IBCs) have no tax liabilities. Through Seychelles IBCs one can conduct different industries including trade, commerce and investments. 100% foreign participation is permitted, and a high degree of confidentiality is secured, with no public registry for Shareholders and Directors, though nominee services are available. Services description: Formation and annual maintenance of an International Business Company (IBC) in Seychelles, with or without nominee services. List of ready-made (shelf) Seychelles IBCs is available upon request.

Incorporation Services

Formation of Limited Liability Company in Seychelles Company Formation

Package includes:

  • Name approval and registration
  • Company Incorporation
  • Payment of Government License Fees
  • Registered office address and local agent (mandatory)
  • 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 Nominee Director(s).

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 (not mandatory).

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: Seychelles Company Formation

International Business Company (IBC).

  • Minimum Share Capital: No
  • Maximum Share Capital: No
  • 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
  • Possible Name Endings: Limited, Corporation, Societe Anonyme, οr the abbreviations Ltd., Corp., Inc., or S.A.

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

  • Annual Return: No
  • Submit Audited Accounts: No
  • Accounting records keeping - Yes

  • Minimum Annual Tax: Zero
  • Minimum Annual License Fee
    • For companies with share capital up to US$100,000: US$100
    • For companies with share capital over US$100,000: US$1.000