Jersey Private Limited Company – Company Formation
The most common structure for a Jersey company formation is the limited liability company.
Jersey is a leading UK financial centre it is a highly respected jurisdiction and its smart financial industry infrastructure contributes hugely to its success.
Jersey’s low tax rates and quick incorporation times also contributed to its growing incorporation popularity.
The name of a company may be in any language that uses the Latin alphabet. We are able to check your Jersey company name is acceptable with the Jersey Registry.
It is mandatory to have a registered office in Jersey, this is a physical address where documents may be legally served – we can provide a registered office in Jersey.
It is a requirement for a Jersey incorporated company to have a registered agent if they do not have a resident director.
A minimum of one shareholders is required, with no restrictions on nationality or residency. Shareholders may be an individual or company and the shares are issued as registered shares.
Details of shareholders must be kept on a share register at the registered office or registered agent, these details are protected.
The information is also maintained at the Companies Registry, the information on shareholders will only be seen if requested by the relevant authorities for use in a criminal investigation.
Only one director is required, of any nationality and residency. Company directors must complete a registration form in order to be provided with a unique company director number, we complete this during the registration process.
Company directors are legally obliged to file certain types of information with the Jersey Registry.
There is no minimum capital requirements for a company incorporated in Jersey and the capital may be expressed in any currency.
It is not necessary to visit Jersey to complete your incorporation
Proof of Identity
As part of our due diligence we require proof of identity and address for all directors and shareholders of the company.
To incorporate a Jersey company the following is required for the Jersey Registry:
- Proposed Company Name
- Description of Company Activities
- Shareholders Details
- Company Directors Details
- Jersey Registered Office Address
- Amount of Share Capital
- Passport/identity card of the directors
- Articles of Incorporation
- Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association – which we draft
Jersey Company Formation fees
|Jersey Ltd Company Formation||£6000|
|Company Administration & Registered Office||£4500|
|Annual Compliance Maintenance Fee||£1500|