We are an established company formation agent with over 20 years experience in incorporating Gibraltar companies.
To start incorporating a company for you in Gibraltar we only initially require the following details:
Once these details have been received we ensure your proposed name is available at Companies House and begin preparing the necessary documentation.
We will prepare your Memorandum and Articles of Association and other mandatory documents required to register your Gibraltar company. We pay the capital duties and registration fees, and the documents will then be lodged with the Gibraltar Registrar of Companies. We will also provide you with a Registered Office and resident Company Secretary for your Gibraltar company. These services are mandatory in order to comply with the minimum local presence rules.
The set of corporate documents for a Gibraltar company will always include: the original Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association, First Minutes (showing all appointments of officers and allocations of shares), Share Certificates. Additional documentation may include share transfer forms or declarations, special powers of attorney, additional corporate resolutions.
Your company name can be in any language, as long as the relevant translation is approved first. Your name will need to end with Ltd. Certain words are prohibited, such as names suggesting the patronage of any government or country. The company name approval process takes less than thirty minutes.
All Gibraltar companies must appoint a Company Secretary, who may be an individual or corporate body.
The standard share capital is GBP £2000. Greater amounts can be agreed, with small increases in the payable share capital tax. There is no minimum share capital, and the authorised share capital may be expressed in any currency.
Companies incorporated in Gibraltar under the Companies Act must have a registered office address in Gibraltar, where statutory communication and notices are sent. A first notice of the situation of the Registered Office of a Gibraltar company is delivered to the Registrar with the company Incorporation documents.
|Private Limited Company||LTD|
|Tax in Gibraltar||Not taxable if has non-resident company characteristics|
|Currency of capital||£, € or US$|
|Standard authorised capital||£2000|
|Resident directors||Not required|
|Company Secretary||Required (we can organise this)|
|Minimum number of shareholders||One|
A non-resident company can be incorporated within five days, the requirements for incorporating a limited company are:
To qualify as non-resident, it must:
As from January 2016, all companies incorporated in Gibraltar will have to register with the tax authority and will have to lodge annual tax returns.
Income accrued in or derived from Gibraltar will be subject to Corporation Tax of 10%. Income derived from elsewhere will not be subject to Corporation Tax in Gibraltar. Therefore a company incorporated in Gibraltar, but without a presence there, will file a nil return"