Cook Islands Offshore Company. Cook Islands Company Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Cook Islands Company Formation and opening bank accounts.

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General Information about Cook Islands Company

Advantages of Cook Islands Company Formation

  • 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 shareholders is one
  • The minimum number of directors is one
  • Corporate directors and shareholders are permitted
  • Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services
  • No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings

Principal Corporate Legislation

The International Companies Act 1981-1982, Limited Liability Company Act 2008.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

Cook Islands International Company.

Cook Islands International Company – Key Facts

Share Capital

Standard authorised share capital is US$5,000. Minimum paid up share capital is US$1.

Classes of Share Available

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

Bearer Shares

Not permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

A Cook Islands Offshore Company cannot trade within the Cook Islands. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Agent Required

Each Cook Islands Company must have a Licenced Registered Agent in the Cook Islands.

Registered Office Required

Each Cook Islands Company must have a Registered Office in in the Cook Islands provided by a Licenced Registered Agent.


A Cook Islands offshore company requires a minimum of one director. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in the Cook Islands. Corporate directors are permitted.


A Cook Islands offshore 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



New Zealand Dollar (NZD).

Exchange Control


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” or “Ltd” must be part of the name of every Cook Islands company.

Time to Incorporate

Five days.

Cost of Cook Islands Company Company Registration

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Cook Islands Company Formation – Office Addresses


Services related Cook Islands Company Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services related Cook Islands Company Formation:

  • Cook Islands Company Formation
  • Registered Office and Agent Services
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder/Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts
  • Full Company Administration Services
  • Mailing Address in the Cook Islands
  • Trademark Registration

Worldwide Incorporation Services | Cook Islands Company

➣ How to proceed

To purchase a shelf Cook Islands offshore company or to incorporate a new Cook Islands offshore company please contact one of our offices.

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