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Offshore Bank Accounts

Opening a bank account is a separate process to incorporating a limited company, it is not possible to purchase a company with a bank account already active.

The company must first be incorporated and then we can assist with a Bank Account introduction.

With some countries, it is necessary to personally visit the bank.

If obtaining a bank account is your primary purpose we cannot assist.


Formacompany can assist you in the opening of a Bank Account to accompany an incorporation.

We have relationships with banks in the following countries

  • Belize
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Bank Account Services

Our bank account introduction service means that you do not need to travel to open the bank account. We will provide you with the necessary application forms and ensure that you fulfil all due diligence requirements so, that you obtain your bank account as quickly as possible.

All banks offer accounts in various currencies including: Euros, British Pounds and US Dollars.

Country Bank Keypoints
Belize Choice Bank
  • No requirement to visit Choice Bank personally for account application.
  • Bank Accounts are not subject to local taxes or exchange restrictions
  • Funds in foreign currencies are transferred freely with no conversion to Belize dollars required
  • Full internet banking facility available.
  • Additional documentation/certification / legalisation costs may be applicable.
St.Vincent and the Grenadines Euro Pacific Bank Limited
  • No requirement to visit Euro Pacific Bank personally for account application
  • Personal and Corporate accounts in USD/EUR/CAD/GBP/AUD
  • Full internet banking facility available.
  • No monthly/yearly account fees or minimum balance requirements
  • Additional documentation/certification / legalisation costs may be applicable.

Application for a Bank Account

There are three parts to a bank application:

  • Personal Due Diligence
  • Company Due Diligence
  • Bank Application forms

Personal Due Diligence

The following documentation is required for each company officer (director, shareholder, beneficial owner) and account signatory -

  • Certified proof of ID - ideally a passport copy or government issued photo ID
  • Certified proof of residential address – dated within the last 3 months, can be in the form of a utility bill, bank account/credit card statement, local authority tax bill. Please ensure that this address  the address on company registration docs.
  • Bank reference letter – A letter confirming that your existing bank account is in good standing - ideally it should indicate a minimum relationship of 2 years. Some banks are happy to accept the first page of recent bank statement plus the first page of a statement from at least 6 months ago (must be the same bank account).

Note that certification is accepted from a public notary, police department, lawyer, accountant or regulated financial institution.

Company Due Diligence

In order to open a corporate account you must provide the bank with a full apostilled set of registration documents.

This includes:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • Register of Shareholders / Share Certificates
  • Register of Directors / Appointment of Directors
  • Certificate of Good Standing (required for companies incorporated for 12 months or more)

We will arrange for the relevant documents to be ordered and apostilled upon incorporation.

Bank Application forms

We will provide you with the necessary application forms for your choice of bank. We are on hand to assist you with any questions that you may have regarding your bank account application and will thoroughly review your completed forms before sending the application for processing.

Choice Bank - Belize

Contact and Legal particulars

Choice Bank Limited
1 Coney Drive
3rd Floor
P.O. Box #2494
Belize City, Belize
Central America

Tel + 501.223.6850

Fax + 501.223.6853



Governance and Compliance

Choice Bank is chartered under the International Banking Act of 1996, which allows international business with non-resident personal and corporation clientele. The Bank may also deal with resident companies operating in the Export Processing and Commercial Free Zones.

Choice Bank Accounts are not subject to local taxes or exchange restrictions and funds in foreign currencies are transferred freely with no conversion to Belize dollars required.

The Central Bank of Belize monitors and regulates Choice Bank's business, strict adherence to capital adequacy and liquidity levels are required, ensuring compliance with internationally accepted best practices in global banking.

Investment & Deposit Solutions

Choice Bank offers a complete range of no-risk investment and deposit instruments, with competitive rates and options for maximizing your return potential. Multi-currency accounts are accessible online and by phone, and are available in USD, Euro, Canadian and Pound Sterling. Statements are available online or via hard copy by request.

 Premium Demand Deposit Account

  • Unlimited deposits and withdrawals
  • Online wires

Premium Savings Account

  • Higher interest rate
  • Flexible withdrawals

 Fixed Term Deposits

  • No pre-set term, fully customized up to 1 year

Guaranteed Investment Certificates

  • Flexible terms ranging from 1 to 5 years
  • Fixed or variable rates depending on your needs

international banking

International Banking Solutions - Choice Bank

One of the particular areas of expertise that Choice Bank can offer is in the field of international banking. We draw on our own extensive experience and that of partners like TOROFX to make international banking every bit as simple, secure and efficient as your domestic banking.

Foreign Exchange

  • Comprehensive foreign exchange products and services
  • Expert advice on foreign exchange solutions
  • Trading in all major currencies, as well as a broad range of secondary unrestricted exotic currencies
  • Forward contracts to manage risk of rate fluctuations
  • Speedy, real-time quotes
  • Competitive rates and quick settlement

International Wire Transfers and Payments

  • International transfers via a secure SWIFT system anywhere in the world
  • Easy tracking of international payments
  • Customized reporting showing all transactions
  • Low per-wire flat rate fees

International Bank Drafts

  • Most economical means to manage your global payments
  • Low fees drawn on numerous banks worldwide

Currencies Available for Trade:


  • Canadian Dollar
  • Euro
  • British Pounds
  • Japanese Yen
  • US Dollar


  • AED    United Arab Emirates Dirham
  • ARS    Argentinean Peso
  • AUD    Australian Dollar
  • BHD    Bahraini Dinar
  • BMD    Bermudan Dollar
  • BND    Brunei Dollar
  • BRL    Brazilian Real
  • BSD    Bahamas Dollar
  • BWP    Botswana Pula
  • CHF    Swiss Franc
  • CLP    Chilean Peso

Flexible, efficient, international funds management. Contact us for more information.

Credit Cards

Card Solutions

Accepted throughout the world, MasterCard¨ credit cards are the convenient way to travel, shop, and dine. They offer easy access to cash and credit, instant cash advances at over 300,000 designated ATM machines worldwide, and no pre-set spending limit. There is no simpler, more convenient way to manage and facilitate your spending.

International MasterCard

  • Competitive annual interest rate
  • 24 hour customer service
  • 24 hour fraud monitoring service
  • Travel Accident Insurance & Auto Rental Insurance (some restrictions apply)
  • Travel Assistant Service (some restrictions apply)
  • Free and easy 24 hour online & phone access to account information
  • Easily accessible from any ATM and merchant outlet
  • Online monthly statements or hardcopy on request
  • Available in US Currency
  • No-preset spending limit 

MasterCard Prepaid Card

  • Quick and easy to use, safer than cash and more flexible than gift cards
  • Accepted all over the world
  • Easy transfer from bank account to card
  • No monthly statements or interest payment
  • Easy 24 hour online & phone access to account information
  • Unlimited reloads with competitive fees
  • Easily accessible from any ATM & merchant outlet
  • Online monthly statements or hardcopy on request
  • Available in multiple currencies

Convenient. Simple. Easy. Contact us for more information on MasterCard Credit Cards and Prepaid Cards.


Merchant Services

Choice Bank’s Merchant Services make it easy for your customers to buy from you. Your customers expect you to offer them a choice of payment solutions which are fast and easy. That is why we have designed a payment processing solution for you that will save you time and allow you to focus on the really important matter of building your business and increasing sales.

One bank. One account. One easy way for you to accept credit card payments that will save you time and money. This easy, secure, and reliable solution, is essential to the continual growth and profitability of your business.

  • Competitive discount rates & banking fees
  • Easy 24 hour online access to view your merchant settlement account
  • Quick 48 hour turnaround time for approvals
  • World class customer service
  • Flexible deposit solutions

Euro Pacific Bank Limited – St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Contact and legal particulars

Euro Pacific Bank Limited

111 Euro House

Financial Services Centre

Stoney Ground

Kingstown, VC0100

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Tel:   +784 453 2086

Euro Pacific Bank is headquartered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines where it is licensed and regulated by the I.F.S.A as a Class A International Bank.

With the strictest privacy available, Euro Pacific Bank does not engage in speculation, lending or trading with client funds and all deposits are held with a 100% reserve requirement.

Account Services

Euro Pacific Bank offers private, safe bank accounts held in 100% reserve status so that you can be confident knowing that your funds are always available.

Offering a full range of services including:

  • Personal and Corporate accounts in USD/EUR/CAD/GBP/AUD
  • Online banking
  • Gold and Silver backed accounts to protect wealth
  • Pre-paid debit cards
  • Self-directed, discount brokerage platform (20+ global exchanges, CFDs, FOREX and more)
  • Unlimited incoming and outgoing wires using SWIFT
  • Globally diversified, professionally managed investment products available
  • Interest is not paid on cash accounts since funds are never loaned out.

Internet Banking

EuroPac Bank offers Internet Banking with access to a dedicated banker and account manager via phone, email and Skype.

Online banking includes:

  • View your account balance in real-time
  • View and print account statements
  • Load debit card via secure online system
  • Initiate incoming and outgoing SWIFT wires
  • Buy/sell Gold and Silver 24/7
  • Currency conversion


  • Wires are individually booked to ensure safety and correctness
  • Numbered accounts with all banking partners
  • Secure, private messaging to bank staff
  • Encrypted banking software
  • Human verification process to protect from electronic hacking

Pre-Paid Debit Card

  • Available in multi-currency
  • Card is funded online with cash balance
  • $150 activation fee
  • Accepted in over 210 countries

Pre-paid cards are a private and secure way for clients to withdraw funds directly from their offshore account via automatic teller, point of sale transactions and online payments.

Brokerage Platform

  • $2,500 minimum
  • Award-winning Global Trade Station platform
  • Web, Mobile and Desktop optimized trading
  • Trade over 160 currency pairs with live streaming prices and spreads as low as 2 pips
  • 20+ international exchanges with equities, CFDs and ETFs available
  • Trade 400+ online futures contracts
  • Trade FX SPOT Gold and Silver
  • Fees charged at time of trade and vary across exchanges


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