Seychelles company registration

Seychelles company registration

DOING BUSINESS IN SEYCHELLES

Since 2003, Healy Consultants has been efficiently and effectively assisting our Clients with i) Seychelles business registration ii) business licensing iii) Seychelles business banking solutions iv) visa options and staff recruitment strategies and v) workspace rental solutions.

Main documents required

  • Copy of passport of all shareholders and directors;
  • Proof of residential address for the company
  • M&AA, certificate of incorporation, printout or latest annual return and financial statements (if any) of corporate shareholders;
  • Documents required for our due diligence checks

Steps to register your company in Seychelles

  1. Healy Consultants reserves the preferred company name with the Seychelles Companies Registrar;
  2. Our Firm appoints our local affiliate as the registered agent of our Client’s Seychelles company;
  3. Our Firm emails pre-filled incorporation and consent forms, to be signed and returned by our Client to our office;
  4. We then register the Seychelles IBC company with the Seychelles Financial Services Authority and secure a certificate of incorporation;
  5. Our Firm assists our Client to open a corporate bank account in the Seychelles or overseas, according to his preferences;
  6. When our Client plans to operate in regulated industries, we obtain operating licenses from the relevant licensing authority.

For a more detailed guide to registering your company, please visit our complete steps to incorporate in Seychelles.

Best uses for a Seychelles company

  1. A Seychelles offshore company is a confidential business vehicle, because:
    • There is no public register of shareholders and directors maintained in Seychelles for Seychelles offshore business entities;
    • IBC companies registered in the Seychelles are not required to file annual financial statements;
    • Seychelles has signed less than 21 tax information exchange treaties;
    • The Archipelago’s bank secrecy regulations are ranked as the 2nd most protective in the world after Samoa, according to the Tax Justice Network.

Company registration

  • Time to incorporate: Two weeks
  • Cost to set up: US$5,365
  • Minimum capital: US$1
  • Physical office required: Yes

Required appointments

  • Shareholders: 1
  • Directors: 1
  • Company secretary: Yes
  • Resident director: No

Key facts

  • Corporate tax rate: 0%
  • Corporate tax base: Territorial
  • Shelf companies: Unavailable
  • Main company type: IBC

Frequently asked questions

Contact us

For additional information on our business registration services in Seychelles, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com. Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Karen Lee, directly:
client relationship officer - Karen
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