Belize Key Points

  • Time – 2 days to incorporate your company
  • Directors – only one director of any nationality, is necessary for your company
  • Shareholders – only one shareholder of any nationality, is required
  • Share Capital – there are no minimum share capital requirements
  • Tax – exemption from taxation in Belize
  • Confidential – the names of directors and shareholders do not appear on public records
  • Support – using our 20 years experience we provide you with full expert assistance throughout every step of the company formation process

Select the company name for your IBC

First, select a name for your International Business Company

  • Your company name may be in any language.
  • Your company name will need to end with Ltd, Corp or Inc
  • A company name check can be carried out free of charge to see if a required name has already been registered.
  • We can reserve your IBC name for up to ten days.
  • Having submitted the name of your IBC to us, we obtain approval from the Belize Company Registrar.
  • Ready made companies are available, please read our ready made companies page for more information.
  • You are not be allowed to use a name which is either identical or deceptively similar to one that is already used by another company.

Share Capital

Select the number of shares each shareholder will have.

  • There is no minimum share capital required.
  • Share capital may be expressed in any currency.
  • Your IBC may issue as few or as many shares as it deems desirable.
  • The standard share capital is US $50,000.

Select Directors

Decide who will be the directors of your company.

  • Directors may be of any nationality and may reside anywhere.
  • Your company only requires one director, although there can be several.
  • The names of directors do not appear on public record.
  • There is no requirement to appoint a local director.

Select Shareholders

Select who will be the shareholders of your company.

  • Shareholders may be of any nationality and may reside anywhere.
  • Your company only requires one shareholder, although there can be several.
  • No upper limit to the number of Shareholders.

Select a Registered Office

A Belize registered office is required for your company – this is included in the standard company formation price.

Features of a Belize International Business Company

  • Tax Exempt Structure.
  • Confidential structure, no filing requirements with the authorities.
  • The Memorandum and Articles of Association are the only documents to be held on the public record.
  • Belize IBCs are permitted to open their own offshore bank accounts.
  • No annual public disclosure of directors or shareholders is required.
  • No requirement for an Annual General Meeting to be held in Belize. The directors may hold meetings in any country.
  • All Belize companies become due for renewal at the registry on the 2nd of January of the year following incorporation.
  • The registry’s policy is that they will not provide any documents for the company unless the renewal fee is paid.
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