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.
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.
Only one director of any nationality is required for your Gibraltar company.
A minimum of one shareholder of any nationality is required. The shareholder can be an individual or a corporation.
All Gibraltar companies must appoint a Company Secretary, who may be an individual or corporate body. A sole director of a company cannot be the secretary of that company.
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.
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:
All companies incorporated in Gibraltar must have a Tax Identification Number, whether Resident or non-Resident, Trading or Dormant. We can assist you with obtaining your TIN.
Without a TIN, accounts cannot be filed, and therefore the company will incur significant penalties, and the company will not be in good standing.