Seychelles Company

Seychelles is an independent republic within the British Commonwealth. Seychelles is composed of about 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, whose legal currency is mainly the Seychelles Rupee. 

The Seychelles Company is mainly divided into two categories: International Business Company (IBC) and Company Special License (CSL). Generally, IBC is more commonly registered. 

Seychelles applies the IBC Act as its main companies' act, under which company incorporation, operation and taxation are comparatively simple, and less information is required to be disclosed. 

Seychelles International Business Company¡¯s Advantages 

• Provide privacy protection, without disclosing shareholders and directors 

• No tax shall be declarable and payable for offshore business activities or transactions 

• Company can use Chinese name 

• With no exchange control, it is easy to raise capital 

General Requirements 

• There shall be at least one shareholder and director, without nationality restrictions 

• Local registered address 

Standard Registered Capital 

• USD 1,000,000 for International Business Companies 

Required Information and Time for Incorporation 

• Chinese and English/French names of company 

• Copies of ID cards or passports of shareholders and directors 

• Registration of company (requires 16 days or so) 

• Purchasing a Shelf Company (requires7 days or so) 

Name Incorporation for Seychelles Company Registration

The company name must end with one of following word ¡°Limited, Corporation, Incorporated, (S.A)¡±. In order to attract Chinese investors, BVI government allows applicant to register the Chinese company name. Both the English and Chinese company name can be included on a company's Certificate of Incorporation.

Documents Needed for Seychelles Company Registration

Documents and Information needed to be provided by you for the purpose of company registration and bank account opening

(1) A photocopy of identity card or passport of each director and shareholder

(2) Residential addresses with proof of all directors and shareholders, such as utility bill, telephone bill.

(3) Proposed name of the company

(4) Amount of share capital (unless otherwise advised, all company will be incorporated with a standard share capital of 50,000 shares) and percentage of shareholding by each shareholder, if more than one shareholder

(5) A photocopy of identity card or passport of the authorized signer, if the signer is not the director or additional signer is to be added;

(6) A brief description of the principal business activities of the new company

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