Belize is a state which is located on the northeastern coast of Central America. This tropical country, warmed by the sun, flooded with exotic wildlife, magnificent nature. There is the Caribbean Sea, tropical weather, Mayan ruins and one of the best wildlife refuges in the world! But what is even more important than weather and attractions, the overall climate — political, social, economical.
Belize, formerly known as British Honduras, is a democratic, independent, and stable state in the Central America. Development of liberalization programs, the expansion of trade and access to world markets, effective tax planning and financial management have become key tools for global strategic planning. Belize is the one of the best solution for offshore banking and offshore companies. Belize has become one of the most dynamic and trusted offshore financial zones in the world. Your money is stable in a stable economy in a stable political environment. Belize is a good place for your money if you are a person who value stability.
Belize International Business Company (IBC) with limited liability is the most popular form of offshore corporate structure. These companies are fully exempted, both from all local taxes, and from the need to submit any financial statements if their activities are carried out not in Belize. Offshore company formation in Belize is what we do and what we are good at! This means competent services, fast turnaround and competitive fees.
The big advantage is that Belize has English as its official language. Besides, Belize is a common law country.
Normally, you receive your Certificate of registration of an International Business Company within 24 hours.
IBC Companies in Belize are not subjects to the currency control. The national currency is the Belize dollar.
Belize do not disclose the information about beneficial owners, shareholders, directors to third parties.
In Belize, you pay a very small amount of money for opening of bank account. Personal presence is not necessary.
There is no requirements to the name of company. You can give the name in any language to your LLC company.
If you are looking for a Forex licensed entity, Belize is the great solution because here you can obtain an EU license.
Belize offshore jurisdiction has been set-up to increase the flexibility with the company shareholders can operate the business.
- Certificate of incorporation
- Resolution in Writing To Appoint First Director(s)
- Memorandum and Articles of Association
- Apostilled set of documents
- Letter of Acceptance
- Register of Members
- Register of Directors and Officers
- Resolution of Director(s) to Issue Share(s)
- Share Certificate
- Company Sea
- Consent Actions of the Sole Director
Additional documents for Nominee Service:
- Declaration of Trust for Shareholders
- Declaration of Trust for Directors
- Resolution of Director(s) to Issue Power of Attorney
- Power of Attorney under apostille
- Nominee Services Agreement
- Reporting requirement: Yes
- Open access to reporting: No
- Obligatory audit: No
- Request for the Annual Return: No
- Open access to the Annual Return: No
- Reporting requirement: Yes
- How many countries have signed the Agreement on Avoidance: 120
- Membership in OECD: Yes
- Is it considered offshore under the law of the Russian Federation: No
- Possibility of purchasing ready-made companies: Yes
- Law system: General right
- Turnkey registration of the company: 1 day
- Using Cyrillic in the title: No
- Local registered office: Yes
- Organizational and legal forms: private limited company (ltd), public limited company (plc), Limited liability partnership (LLP)
- Terms of registration of the company in the register: several minutes
- Local Registered Agent: No
- The minimum amount of declared capital: 1 GBP
- Minimum amount of issued capital: No
- Bearer shares are allowed: No
- Possibility to issue shares without par value: No
- VAT: Yes
- Min. Income tax rate for legal entities. Persons: 25.00%
- Capital Gains Tax: No
- Exchange control: No
- Corporate income tax (details):
Director and Secretary
- Minimum number of directors: 1
- Requirement for residency of directors: No
- Directors are allowed to be legal entities: Yes
- The data is disclosed to the local agent: No
- Data is entered in the public register: No
- Requirement for the presence of a secretary: No
- Requirement for residence of secretary: No
- Secretary's qualification requirements: No
- The secretary is allowed to be a legal entity: No
Shareholder and Beneficiary
- Minimum number of shareholders: 2
- Data is entered in the public register: Yes
- Requirement for residence of shareholders: No
- Information about the beneficiary is disclosed: Yes
- The data is disclosed to the local agent: Yes
- Shareholders-legal entities are allowed: Yes