Seychelles Offshore Company Formation

seychelles company formation

Incorporate your company in Seychelles within 5 business days (subject to document validation), including a business bank account of your choice. Enjoy client confidentiality and data protection, access to the world’s largest bank network, and year-round support from a dedicated manager.

Seychelles International Business Company (IBC)

Seychelles is renowned as a leading offshore jurisdiction for business setup. The country offers a streamlined company incorporation process that can be completed in just 5 business days upon receipt and submission of all necessary documents. This efficiency makes Seychelles an attractive option for entrepreneurs seeking a quick and effective business structure.

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Seychelles IBC formation

    • Highly cost-effective solution
    • Quick and easy startup with fast incorporation
    • Shareholder and beneficial owner details remain private
    • No taxes, stamp duty, or other levies in Seychelles
    • Simple administration with no requirement to file financial accounts
    • Stable and independent political and economic environment

Seychelles Offshore Company is ideal for:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Consultants/Counselors
  • Real estate holding
  • E-commerce
  • Expatriates
  • Inheritance planning
  • Managing intellectual property rights


  • 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 “LTD or LLC”


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

    ONE-OFF PRICE:  US$ 1700
    Renewal fee: 600US$ 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)


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 100,000 USD / 100,000 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$ 450


Private Limited

1. Company Formation Service Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
A welcoming letter,
Certificate of Incorporation (demo picture);
The nominee deed of trust,
The nominee transfer of shares agreement
A share certificate
A tax advice letter
The memorandum and articles of association
The Cyprus income tax registration documents with a Cyprus income tax number (T.I.C) as well as the Cyprus V.A.T Registration   document

2. Government Fee

Certificate of Incorporation Status
The indemnity signed by the U.B.Os for using the company in Cyprus in a legal and proper way and of course your P.O.A. if you need one (Power of Attorney).
A Cyprus Company registration is completed by its registration in the records of the registrar of companies and the issuance of the incorporation certificates and the memorandum and articles of association

Main Characteristics of a Seychelles Offshore Company

  • Company Type: International Business Company (IBC)
  • Governing Corporate Legislation: Regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) under the IBC Act 2016.
  • Information Published Relating to Company Officers: No public register of company officers.
  • Confidentiality: Privacy is protected under Article 20 of the Seychelles Constitution. Data held by Seychelles registered agents is not public information.
  • Accounting Requirements: No requirement to file accounts. However, Section 174 (1) of the IBC Act 2016 (Amended) requires companies to maintain records and documents (receipts, invoices, etc.) to enable the preparation of accounts.
  • Taxation: Seychelles IBCs are exempt from all forms of taxation and withholding taxes in Seychelles. Consult a tax/legal advisor in your country of residence to determine your tax liability.
  • Legislation: Modern offshore legislation modeled on the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
  • Standard Currency: US$
  • Time to Form: Fast and efficient registry process, typically completed the same or next day upon validation of identification documents.
  • Stability: Stable jurisdiction with a strong reputation.
  • Communication: Efficient communication infrastructure.
  • Time Zone: Convenient GMT+4 time zone.
  • Secretary Required: No
  • Paid-Up Capital Requirement: No paid-up capital requirement. The standard share capital is USD 100,000, but this can be adjusted as needed.
  • Renewal Date: Annual renewal on the anniversary date of the company.
  • Basis of Legal System: Based on Common Law.
  • Minimum Directors/Shareholders: At least 1 director and 1 shareholder.
  • Bearer Shares: Not permitted.
Seychelles PSP license

US$ 850<  US$700


Incorporating in Seychelles offers numerous advantages:

  1. Cost-Effective: Seychelles provides a highly cost-effective solution for business setup, minimizing overhead costs.
  2. Fast Incorporation: The streamlined process allows for company formation in just 1-2 days upon receipt of required documents.
  3. Privacy: Shareholder and beneficial owner details are not publicly disclosed, ensuring confidentiality.
  4. Tax Benefits: No corporate taxes, stamp duty, or other levies are imposed on offshore companies.
  5. Simplified Administration: No requirement to file financial accounts, reducing administrative burdens.
  6. Stable Environment: Seychelles boasts a stable and independent political and economic environment, ideal for business operations.
  7. Strategic Location: Positioned strategically for international business, offering connectivity to major markets.

These factors make Seychelles a prime choice for entrepreneurs seeking an efficient, secure, and cost-effective offshore business structure.


Seychelles is a premier offshore jurisdiction known for its efficient and cost-effective company formation process. With no taxes, high levels of privacy, and a stable political and economic environment, it is an ideal location for entrepreneurs seeking to establish an International Business Company (IBC). The country boasts modern legislation, modeled on the British Virgin Islands, and offers complete foreign ownership with no paid-up capital requirements. The Seychelles Financial Services Authority (FSA) oversees corporate regulation, ensuring a reputable and secure environment for business operations.

    In some countries, an international business license is required to operate. Additionally, if you wish to be a major shareholder in a company headquartered in a country that mandates such a license, you will need approval before acquiring a stake. While requirements vary by country, there are several basic steps to obtaining an international business license. Business Ventures Management Limited is your one-stop hub, having structured over 18,000 Global Businesses worldwide to date.


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