Hong Kong Company Formation

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Hong Kong Company Formation, establishment of branches and opening bank accounts.
Starting at $990
* Limited Validity Package Offer.

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Hong Kong Company Formation. Hong Kong Offshore Company.

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in Hong Kong company registration and opening bank accounts.

Hong Kong – General Information

Location: Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China.

Hong Kong Company

Area: total: 1,108 sq k, land: 1,073 sq k , water: 35 sq km.

Hong Kong Company Formation – Overview

Today, many entrepreneurs and investors are setting up their businesses overseas, especially in areas such as Hong Kong. The main reason behind this trend is to find a means to penetrate the international market and to take advantage of tax friendly countries. Hong Kong has been ranked as one of the best places to establish a business and run comfortably. It has many attractive factors that matter to a smooth business operation.

Productive workforce, strategic location, stable political and economic environment, pro business environment, attractive tax regime, world-class infrastructure, and an efficient and effective legal system are some of the main reasons for HK company formation. It is a unique business city with a population of more than 7 million people.

Hong Kong Company Formation – Legislation

Principal Corporate Legislation

Companies Ordinance (Cap 32).

Type of Law

Common Law based on English Common Law.

Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents

Chinese and English.

Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

Private Limited.

Hong Kong Company Formation – Key Facts

 Hong Kong Offshore Company


Share Capital

Standard authorised share capital is HKD1,000. Minimum paid up share capital is HKD1.

Classes of Share Available

Ordinary shares, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights.

Bearer Shares

Not permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Office Required

Yes, must be maintained in Hong Kong.

Company Secretary Required

Yes, must be a HK resident.


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



Hong Kong profits tax is ONLY charged on profits earned from a trade, profession or business carried on in Hong Kong. Thus this means that a Hong Kong company which carries on business in Hong Kong, but earns profits from another place, is not required to pay tax in Hong Kong on those profits. Profit earned inside Hong Kong is currently subject to a rate of taxation of 16.5%. There is no tax in Hong Kong on capital gains, dividends and interest earned.

Double Taxation Treaty Access


Requirements to File Accounts


Requirement to File Annual Return


Audit Requirements



HK dollar (HKD).

Exchange Control


Time to Incorporate

Within 1 to 3 working days from the submission of documentation.

Hong Kong Company Formation – Name Legal Requirements

Language of Name

English or Chinese.

Restricted Words

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

Suffixes to Denote Limited Liability


Hong Kong Company Formation Prices

    Hong Kong Company Formation Package Includes:

  • Company Name Check
  • Initial Business Approval
  • Preparation of Application Documents
  • Company Registration Fee
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Business Registration Certificate
  • Memorandum and Article of Association in English
  • Registered Office Address at Central Hong Kong for 1 year
  • Company Secretarial Services for 1 year
  • Minutes of the Meeting
  • Share Certificate(s)
  • Register of shareholders
  • Register of directors

Starting at: $990


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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 Hong Kong Companies House to guarantee our service
Fastest offshore companies & accounts – Most competitive pricing worldwide

Hong Kong Company Formation – Office Addresses


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Hong Kong Company Formation Services

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services related Hong Kong Company Registration:

  • Hong Kong Company Formation
  • Registered Office Services
  • Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder / Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts in Hong Kong and in other jurisdictions
  • Full Administration Services
  • Mailing Address
  • Virtual Office
  • Book Keeping & Audit
  • Trademark Registration

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