Seychelles Company Formations

Seychelles Company Incorporation

Once you have submitted the name of your IBC to us, reservation of the company name will be obtained within hours.

Seychelles International Business Company (IBC) Formation

We offer a complete incorporation package in the Seychelles that includes:

  • Reserving your Company Name
  • Registration of Company
  • Drafting and signing of the Memorandum and Articles of Association by the initial subscriber and witness
  • Filing documents with the Seychelles Financial Services Authority
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Appoint the Directors
  • Issuing company shares
  • All official IBC registration fees to the Government
  • Issue of shares and production of Share Certificates - transfer forms and trust declarations
  • All documents and certificates supplied in a professional folder
  • Delivery of documents by FedEx / DHL courier

Company Name

Your company name can be in any language as long as the relevant translation is approved. All names must end with either Ltd, Corp or Inc. The company name approval process takes less than thirty minutes and a name, once approved, may be reserved for 7 days.

Having submitted the name of your company to us, we obtain approval from the Seychelles International Business Authority. You are not allowed to use a company name which is either identical or deceptively similar to one that is already used by another Seychelles corporation.

Incorporating an IBC

After you have submitted the name of your IBC to us, approval of the company name can be obtained within hours. We then present the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company to the Registrar, a Certificate of Incorporation will be issued and your new company is incorporated.

Seychelles Company Directors

Only one director is required for your company with no restrictions on nationality.The director can be a person or a corporation and there is no requirement to appoint a local director. Directors and shareholders meetings need not be held in the Seychelles

Seychelles Company Shareholders

Only one shareholder of any nationality is required for your Seychelles company. The shareholder can be the same person as the director and can be a person or a corporation .

Share Capital

There is no minimum share capital required and the capital may be expressed in any currency. The recommended share capital by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority is US$5,000

Registered Office and Registered Agent

It is a requirement that a Seychelles IBC must have a registered agent and a registered address where all official correspondence may be sent. This is provided as part of our incorporation service.

Features of a Seychelles International Business Company

  • The Seychelles IBC is a Tax Exempt structure
  • Your company name may be in any language
  • Your company name must end with Ltd, Corp or Inc
  • Accounting records need not be filed with the registrar
  • Accounting records need to be kept, but these remain confidential
  • No minimum share capital requirement
  • The Seychelles IBC is 100% tax-exempt in the Seychelles, making it the ideal company for trading or for holding and managing private assets
  • Seychelles IBC's are permitted to open their own offshore bank accounts
  • An IBC is not liable to declare neither income or account information, or submit a return for taxes
  • No requirement for an Annual General Meeting to be held in the Seychelles. The directors may hold meetings in any country
  • The Registers of Directors and Registers of Shareholders must be kept at the Registered Address

Company Accounts

Your company does not have to keep records in the Seychelles and there are no requirements to file financial statements. We can guide you on what accounting records need to be held.

Seychelles IBC Conditions

In the Seychelles IBC status is granted subject to certain conditions:

  • No business may be transacted with residents of the Seychelles
  • Ownership interest in real property in the Seychelles is not permitted, however a property may be leased for office use only

Seychelles Ready Made Company

Ready made companies are available, but not recommended as incorporation is a simple process and takes only two days.

Seychelles Fees to Incorporate
  • Company Formation - £480
  • Provision of Registered Office and Resident Agent - £320
  • Government Registration Fee - US$100
  • Company Secretary if required - £400
Seychelles Annual Maintenance Fees
  • Government Fee - US$100
  • Provision of Registered Office and Resident Agent - £320
  • Company Secretary if required - £400
  • Directors Register Maintenance - £120
Seychelles Advantages
  • Time - 2 days to incorporate your Seychelles company
  • Share Capital - there are no minimum share capital requirement
  • Directors - only 1 director of any nationality is necessary for your company
  • Shareholders - only 1 shareholder is required
  • Shares - shares may be registered and issued in any currency
  • Accounts - no requirement to file accounts or financial statements with the public registry
  • Audit - no requirement for an audit for Seychelles government purposes
  • Tax - Seychelles non-resident companies are exempt from all taxes on income generated abroad
  • Support - using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process
Required to Proceed
  • Company Name - We can check your company name is available
  • Passport - colour scan of your passport
  • Documents - copy of a utility bill, credit card or bank statement showing your private address
  • Start now - complete here
  • Upload - proof of address & copy passport can be uploaded here