BELIZE COMPANY FORMATION

belize company formation

Incorporate your company in Belize within 1-2 days (upon validation of your identification documents). Enjoy client confidentiality protection via secure systems. Apply for a bank account, including eBanking and credit card services, with correspondence opening. Benefit from a dedicated manager available year-round to oversee your company.

Limited Liability Company (LLC).

Belize, formerly British Honduras, is a captivating Central American country situated between Mexico and Guatemala with a population of 400,000. Its local currency is the Belizean dollar, pegged at a fixed exchange rate of $2.00 BZ to $1.00 US, widely accepted alongside the US dollar. Beyond its lush tropical landscapes and stunning Caribbean Sea vistas, Belize is increasingly popular for company registration due to favorable tax incentives, making it a strategic choice for offshore businesses.

Belize Company Formation
Belize LLC formation and Belize IBC formation

  • No reporting requirements
  • Exempt from all local taxes for international business companies
  • Strong asset protection with anti-confiscation provisions in law
  • Quick and straightforward incorporation process
  • Stable political system with a long history of peaceful and democratic development
  • Confidentiality ensured: Information about beneficial owners, shareholders, and directors remains private

Belize Offshore Company is perfect for:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Consultants / Advisors
  • Real estate holding
  • E-commerce
  • Expatriates
  • Inheritance planning

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR BELIZE INCORPORATION

  • Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director.
  • Proof of residential address for either  the director or the shareholder (Must be in English or Chinese. Or certified translation version).
    -**We can appoint a local nominee Director in case you do not want to disclose your name on public, but you will have control over all your structures upon our internal Board resolutions. (250US$ per year)
  • Business Plan (Optional)
  • The proposed 2 company names with ending suffix “IBC/LLC”

INCORPORATION FEES & TIMEFRAME

    • Timeframe: within 5 business days
    • 100% successful rate
    • Fast, easy & highest confidential via secured systems
    • Dedicated support officer (24/7)

    ONE-OFF PRICE:  US$ 700
    Renewal fee: 250US$ per year
    (including yearly financial account & maintenance of company).

    Package includes a Business Bank Account:
    Choices of the following banks:
    Citibank, Santander Bank, OCBC Bank, Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America, UBS Bank, Credit Suisse

    Package includes an internet banking access:
    (Citibank, Santander Bank, OCBC Bank, Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America, UBS Bank, Credit Suisse)

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF A BELIZE STRUCTURE

International Business Company (IBC)

General Information
Type of Business Entity IBC
Corporate Income Tax Nil
British Based Legal System Yes
Double Tax Treaty Access No
Incorporation Time Frame (Approx., days) 2
Corporate Requirements
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Corporate Directors Permitted Yes
Standard Authorized Capital/Shares 50,000 USD/ 50,000 shares
Local Requirements
Registered Office/ Registered Agent Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Local Meetings No
Local Directors / Shareholders No
Publicly Accessible Records No
Annual Requirements
Annual Return No
Audited Accounts No
Incorporation Fees
Our Service Fee US$ 700
Annual Renewal Fees
Our Service Fee US$ 250

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

General Information
Type of Business Entity LLC
Corporate Income Tax Nil
British Based Legal System Yes
Double Tax Treaty Access No
Incorporation Time Frame (Approx., days) 2
Corporate Requirements
Minimum Number of Shareholders 0
Minimum Number of Directors 0
Corporate Directors Permitted No
Standard Authorized Capital/Shares 50,000 USD/ 50,000 shares
Local Requirements
Registered Office/ Registered Agent Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Local Meetings No
Local Directors / Shareholders No
Publicly Accessible Records No
Annual Requirements
Annual Return No
Audited Accounts No
Incorporation Fees
Our Service Fee (1st year) US$ 700
Annual Renewal Fees
Our Service Fee US$ 250

SCOPE OF SERVICES

International Business Company (IBC)

1. Company Formation Service Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Original Certificate of Incorporation;
Memorandum & Articles of Association;
Appointment of the First Director(s);
Authorized Capital;
Resolution Adopted By First Director(s);
Courier the company package

2. Government Fee

The person who wants to incorporate a new company in Belize needs to pay two types of Government fee. This fee depends on Belize government rules and we cannot adjust it.

Services and Documents Provided Status
Licence fee for IBCs with authorised capital of 50,000 USD or lower
Registered Office/Registered Agent Fee;

Key Characteristics of a Belize Offshore Limited Liability Company (LLC):

  • Company Type: Limited Liability Company (LLC).
  • Governing Corporate Legislation: Regulated under the LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES ACT, 2011 by the Belize Financial Service Commission.
  • Disclosure of Company Officers: No public register of company officers. Managers, Members, and Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs) are filed with the LLC Registry following a 2023 amendment. Annual Attestation must be filed providing current status information.
  • Accounting Requirement: Maintain accounting records for the last 5 Financial Years at the Registered Office’s address.
  • Taxation: Subject to taxes and annual tax returns under the Belize International Limited Liability Companies (Amendment) Act, 2023, with rates ranging from 0% to 19% based on revenue sources.
  • Legislation: Modern legislation accessible to residents and non-residents, with robust asset protection provisions.
  • Standard Currency: US Dollar (US$).
  • Time to Form: Efficient registry processes enable company registration in 1-2 days upon validation of identification documents.
  • Stability: Stable jurisdiction with a strong reputation.
  • Communication: Efficient communication infrastructure.
  • Time Zone: GMT-6, a convenient global time zone.
  • Secretary Requirement: Not required.
  • Paid-Up Capital Requirement: No minimum paid-up capital requirement.
  • Renewal Date: Annually on the company’s anniversary date.
  • Legal System Basis: Governed under Common Law.
  • Minimum Managers/Members: At least 1 manager/member, who can be the same person or a legal entity. The LLC may be manager-managed or member-managed.
  • Bearer Shares: Prohibited; UBOs must be identified, ensuring transparency.

These features make a Belize Offshore LLC an attractive option for businesses seeking a flexible, efficient, and secure corporate structure.

US$ 900<  US$700


CLICK 'START' TO PROCEED WITH YOUR BELIZE INCORPORATION

Incorporating in Belize offers several advantages:

  1. Tax Benefits: International Business Companies (IBCs) in Belize are exempt from local taxes, making it an attractive jurisdiction for minimizing tax liabilities.
  2. Asset Protection: Belize has strong legal provisions for asset protection, including laws that safeguard against confiscation.
  3. Ease of Incorporation: The process of incorporating in Belize is straightforward and efficient, requiring minimal time and paperwork.
  4. Political Stability: Belize boasts a stable political environment with a long-standing history of peaceful democratic governance, which is reassuring for business stability.
  5. Confidentiality: Belize provides confidentiality for beneficial owners, shareholders, and directors, as this information is not publicly disclosed.

These factors make Belize a preferred choice for entrepreneurs and businesses seeking a favorable and secure offshore jurisdiction.

BELIZE

Belize is a small Central American country known for its rich biodiversity, stunning coral reefs, and vibrant cultural heritage. It boasts a stable political environment and a legal system based on Common Law. Belize is a popular destination for offshore business due to its favorable tax policies, strong asset protection laws, and efficient company formation processes. The official language is English, making it accessible for international investors and tourists alike. With its blend of natural beauty and business-friendly regulations, Belize offers unique opportunities for both leisure and investment.


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