Seychelles Company. Seychelles Company Registration.

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Seychelles Company Formation


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 1-2 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

1-2 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 IBC – Cost of Seychelles Company Registration

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Seychelles Company Formation – Office Addresses


1 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1BR
United Kingdom
T.: +44 203 44 05 671
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Working Hours:
09:00 to 18:00 weekdays (GMT 0)
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
22nd floor, Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
T.: +852 2530 8893
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Working Hours:
09:00 to 18:00 weekdays (GMT +8)
8th Floor, Platinum Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
T.: +971 4 450 4707
Skype Call: wis.uae

Working Hours:
09:00 to 18:00 Sun-Thu (GMT +4)
4 Profiti Ilia, Kanika Business Centre, Office 101B, 4046 Limassol, Cyprus
T.: +357 25 812 242
Skype Call: wis.cyprus

Working Hours:
08:30 to 17:30 weekdays (GMT +2)
Trinity House, Victoria, Mahe
T.: +248 432 5881

Working Hours:
08:00 to 17:00 weekdays (GMT +4)

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

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