Bahamas Company Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Bahamas IBC formation (Bahamas Offshore Company) and opening Offshore Bank Accounts.
Starting at $1550
* Limited Validity Package Offer.

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Bahamas Company. Bahamas Offshore Company.

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Bahamas Company Formation and opening Bahamas Offshore Bank Accounts.

Bahamas – General Information

Location: Chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba.

Bahamas Company

Area: total: 13,880 sq km, land: 10,010 sq km, water: 3,870 sq km.

Bahamas Offshore Company Registration – Overview

The Bahamas is an ideal financial location for individuals and corporations seeking to gain tax advantages with confidentiality. A Bahamas Offshore Company can be used for asset protection, estate planning, tax mitigation and privacy. The most direct path toward attaining these advantages is by the formation of an international business company, commonly referred to as a Bahamas IBC.

Key Benefits of Bahamas Offshore Company

  • 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
  • The minimum number of shareholder is one
  • The minimum number of directors is one
  • Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services
  • No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings
  • Highly competitive fees and costs


Principal Corporate Legislation

The IBC Act 2000 and The IBC (Amendment) Act 2004 as amended.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

IBC – International Business Company.

Bahamas Offshore Company – Key Facts

Share Capital

Standard authorised share capital is US$50,000. 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 permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

Cannot trade within the Bahamas or own real estate there. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Agent Required


Registered Office Required

Yes, must be maintained in the Bahamas.


The minimum number of directors is one. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in the Bahamas. Corporate directors are permitted.


The minimum number of shareholders is one.

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



Bahamian Dollar (BSD), US Dollar.

Exchange Control


Language of Name


Restricted Words

Words such as “Assurance”, “Bank”, “Building Society”, “Royal”, “Trust” etc. will require justification.

Name of a Company

The words “Limited”, “Corporation”, “Incorporated”, “Societe Anonyme”, “Sociedad Anonima”, “Gesellschaft mit beschrГ¤nkter Haftung”, “Corporation” or Ltd, Corp., Inc., S.A., GmbH must be part of the name of every IBC.

Time to Incorporate

One week.

Bahamas Company Formation Prices

Bahamas Company Formation Package Includes:

  • Company Name Check
  • Initial Business Approval
  • Preparation of Application Documents
  • Company Registration Fee
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Registered Office Address for 1 year
  • Registered Agent Services for 1 year
  • Government filing fee
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • Minutes of first meeting appointing the director(s)
  • Share Certificate(s)
  • Register of shareholders
  • Register of directors

Starting at: $1550


Why Choose Worldwide Incorporation Services?

We’ve been helping business owners since 1998
Incorporating your business is our focus
We make a complex process fast and easy
We work closely with Bahamas Companies Registry to guarantee our service
Fastest offshore companies & accounts – Most competitive pricing worldwide

Bahamas Ready-Made Companies

This is a list of ready-made and approved company names available as of today.

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