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Seychelles Company. Seychelles Company Registration.

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Seychelles Company - General Information

The Seychelles is an archipelago that is located in the Indian Ocean to the east of Africa. In 1994, this island nation passed legislation known as the International Business Companies Act. This created a system for offshore companies to be formed on the Seychelles. These International Business Companies, known more commonly as Seychelles IBCs, allow foreign individuals and companies to form a limited liability corporation on the Seychelles with all of the powers of a natural person. All of this with zero corporate tax and strong privacy provisions.

Advantages of Seychelles Company Formation

  • 0% corporate tax
  • 0% capital gains tax
  • 0% profit tax
  • 0% gift tax
  • 0% sales tax / Value Added Tax
  • 0% inheritance tax
  • Exemption from all local taxes and stamp duty
  • Maximum confidentiality and anonymity
  • Ease of operation, maintenance and control
  • Asset security
  • No disclosure or minimum capital requirements
  • A minimum of one shareholder is required for a Seychelles company formation
  • A minimum of one director is required for a Seychelles company formation
  • Incorporations within two days
  • Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services
  • No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings
  • Highly competitive fees and costs

Seychelles Company Formation. Legislation

Principal Corporate Legislation
International Business Companies Act 1994 as amended.

Type of Law

Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents

Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning
Seychelles IBC (International Business Company)

Seychelles Company

Share Capital
Standard authorised share capital is US$100,000. Minimum paid up share capital is US$1.

Classes of Share Available
Registered shares, shares of no par value, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights.

Bearer Shares
Not allowed.

Restrictions on Trading
A Seychelles offshore company cannot trade within the Seychelles. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Agent Required
Each Seychelles company must have a Licenced Registered Agent in Seychelles.

Registered Office Required
Each Seychelles company must have a Registered Office in Seychelles, provided by a licenced service provider.

A Seychelles Company requires a minimum of one director. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in Seychelles. Corporate directors are permitted.

A Seychelles Company requires a minimum of one shareholder.

Publicly Accessible Records

Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors

Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders

Personal Presence Required


Double Taxation Treaty Access

Requirements to File Accounts

Requirement to File Annual Return

Audit Requirements

Seychellois Rupee (SCR).

Exchange Control

Time required for Seychelles Company Registration
Two days.

Seychelles Company Registration - Name of a Company

Language of Name

Restricted Words
Words such as "Assurance", "Bank", "Building Society", "Royal", "Trust Company", "Trustee Company" etc. will require justification.

Name of a Company
The words Limited, Ltd, Corporation, Corp., Incorporated, Inc., Societe Anonyme или Sociedad Anomina, Public Limited Company, Societe, a Responsabilite Limitee, Berhad, Proprietary, Namloze Venootschap, Besloten Venootschap, Aktiengesellschaft or Limited Life Company , S.A., PLC, S.A.R.L, Bhd, Pty, NV, BV, A.G., LLC must be part of the name of every Seychelles company.

Seychelles Company Registration - Cost

Starting from just (excl. Government Fees $100)

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Services related Seychelles Company | Seychelles Company Registration

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services related Seychelles Company Formation:

  • Seychelles Company Registration
  • Registered Office and Agent Services
  • Seychelles Company Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder/Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts in Seychelles
  • Full Seychelles Company Administration Services
  • Mailing Address in Seychelles
  • Virtual Office in Seychelles
  • Trademark Registration
  • Yacht Registration in Seychelles

How to proceed

It usually takes 1-2 working days to get your new Seychelles company formation approved by Registrar; however, in some cases it may take longer. As soon as set of your Seychelles company is ready the documents will be shipped to you. Shelf Seychelles companies are available for immediate purchase, please choose the name from the list and press “Buy now!” to proceed.

Worldwide Incorporation Services is one of the world’s leading Seychelles company formation agents providing clients with online Seychelles company formation, registered office services, professional directors / shareholders, mail forwarding, virtual office, bank account introduction, bookkeeping and many other related services.

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