Seychelles Starting a Business

Start a Business in the Seychelles

Seychelles Key Points

  • Time -2 days to incorporate your company
  • Directors – only one director of any nationality, is necessary
  • Shareholders – only one shareholder of any nationality, is required
  • Share Capital – there are no minimum share capital requirements
  • Accounts – no requirement to file accounts or financial statements
  • Tax – a Seychelles offshore company is exempt from all taxes
  • Confidential – the names of directors and shareholders are not held on any public record in the Seychelles or disclosed to the Seychelles government
  • Support – using our 20 years experience we guide you throughout every step of the company formation process

Select the company name for your IBC (International Business Company)

First select a name for your corporation.

  • Your company name may be in any language
  • Your company name will need to end with Ltd, Corp, Inc, GmbH
  • 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 Seychelles International Business Authority
  • Ready made companies are available, but not recommended as incorporations takes only two days
  • You are not be allowed to use a name which is either identical or deceptively similar to one that is already used by another corporation

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 recommend share capital by the Seychelles International Business Authority is US $5,000

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
  • Directors and shareholders meetings need not be held in the Seychelles

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 Seychelles registered office is required for your company and we provide this service.

Features of a Seychelles International Business Company

  • The Seychelles IBC is Tax Exempt Structure
  • The Seychelles IBC is also a 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
  • Seychelles 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 the Seychelles. The directors may hold meetings in any country
  • The Registers of Directors and Copies of Registers of Shareholders must be kept at Registered Address of the company or at any other address in Seychelles
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