Belize Company Formation

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Belize IBC. Belize Company Formation.

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Belize Company Registration (IBC) and opening offshore bank accounts.

Belize – General Information

Belize Company Register

Location: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico.
Area: total: 22,966 sq km ; land: 22,806 sq km ; water: 160 sq km.
Natural resources: Arable land potential, timber, fish, hydropower.
Population: 360,346 (July 2017 est.).
Capital: Belmopan 23,000 (2018).
Time Zone: CST (UTC−6).
Languages: English (official), Spanish, Creole, Maya.
Government type: Parliamentary democracy (National Assembly) under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm.
Legal system: English common law.
International organization participation: ACP, AOSIS, C, Caricom, CD, CDB, CELAC, FAO, G-77, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC (NGOs), ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ITU, LAES, MIGA, NAM, OAS, OPANAL, OPCW, PCA, Petrocaribe, SICA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WCO, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO.
Economy: Tourism is the number one foreign exchange earner in this small economy, followed by exports of sugar, bananas, citrus, marine products, and crude oil.
Currency: Belizean dollar (BZD).

Belize Offshore Company – Advantages

Belize is an ideal financial location for individuals and corporations seeking to gain tax advantages with confidentiality. A Belize 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 Belize IBC.

Key Benefits of Belize IBC

  • 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 directors is one
  • The minimum number of shareholders is one
  • A minimum of one director is required
  • Corporate directors and shareholders are permitted
  • Incorporations within two or three days
  • Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services
  • No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings
  • Highly competitive fees and costs

Belize Company Formation – Legislation

Principal Corporate Legislation

IBC Act 1990 as amended.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Entity for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

Belize IBC (International Business Company)

Belize 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, bearer shares, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights.

Bearer Shares


Restrictions on Trading

Cannot trade within Belize. 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 Belize.


The minimum number of directors is one. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in Belize. 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



Belizian Dollar (BZD).

Exchange Control


Name of an Belize IBC

Language of Name


Restricted Words

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

Name of a Company

The words “Limited”, “Corporation”, “Incorporated”, “Societe Anonyme”, “Sociedad Anonima” or Ltd, Corp., Inc., S.A. must be part of the name of every IBC.

Time to Incorporate

Two days.

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Belize Company Registration Packages



Corporate Consultancy

Name Check

Initial Approval

Preparation of Application Documents

Drafting and Filing of M&A with the Registry

Company Registration

Incorporation Service Fee

Registered Office Address for 1 Year

Registered Agent’s Service Fee for 1 Year

Certificate of Incorporation

Appointment of First Director

Consent to Act as Director

Memorandum of Association

Articles of Association

Apostilled Set for International Use (Certificate of Incorporation, M&A, Registers, First Minutes)

Resolution of Director in Writing

Register of Directors & Officers

Registers of Shareholders

Share Certificate

Resolution Issuing Share Certificate

Written Resolution of the Sole Director

Rubber Stamp

Daily Update Regarding The Full Process

Provision of a Corporate or Individual Director for 1 Year

Power of Attorney with Apostille

Resolution issuing Power of Attorney

Confidential Shareholder Service for 1 Year

Declaration of Trust


USD 950







USD 1550


USD 1950

* Government Licence Fee USD 100 is not included (payable to the Registrar of Companies every year)

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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 Belize Companies Registry to guarantee our service

Belize Ready-Made Companies

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

NERONICA INC. 25.04.2018 View Packages
ADEL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 09.02.2016 View Packages
PETROS CORPORATION 05.01.2015 View Packages
ATLANTICUS TRADING LTD. 21.08.2014 View Packages
RANDEX BUSINESS LTD. 21.08.2014 View Packages
RENSBERG PARTNERS LTD. 11.11.2013 View Packages
ENORA ALLIANCE LTD. 11.11.2013 View Packages
ATLANTIC LIFE LIMITED 11.11.2013 View Packages
RENSBERG ENTERPRISES LTD. 11.11.2013 View Packages
ENORA CORPORATION 11.11.2013 View Packages
DIMIRA HOLDINGS LTD. 16.09.2013 View Packages
DORNECO TRADING LTD. 16.09.2013 View Packages
DIMIRA GLOBAL LTD. 08.05.2013 View Packages
ARONEX TRADE LTD. 08.05.2013 View Packages
NORRIS CONSULT LTD. 20.03.2013 View Packages
STRATENA HOLDINGS LTD. 13.08.2012 View Packages
POLONICA CORPORATION 10.05.2011 View Packages
MINIMAX ALLIANCE CORP. 20.06.2008 View Packages

How To Buy a Belize Ready-Made IBC
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Belize Company Formation – Office Addresses


Services related Belize IBC Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services:

  • Belize Company Formation
  • Registered Office and Agent Services
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder / Professional Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts
  • Full Administration Services
  • Mailing Address
  • Virtual Office
  • Trademark Registration

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