Seychelles offers attractive offshore formation opportunities through an International Business Company IBC.  Seychelles offshore company offers the benefits of a secure, confidential and tax-free environment. Seychelles has been offering clients offshore formation packages since the passing of the International Business Companies Act in 1994, and has grown rapidly in the sector due to its flexible structure, exceptional protection regulations and enabling legislation, making it among the best jurisdictions for offshore company formations.

Key Features

Seychelles IBC

Corporate Details

General

  • Type of Entity

IBC

  • Registered Office in Seychelles

Yes

  • Shelf company availability

Yes

  • Our time to establish a new company

1 Business Day

  • Corporate Taxation

No

  • Access to Double Taxation Treaties

No

Share capital or equivalent

  • Standard currency

USD (local currency Seychellois Rupee SCR)

  • Permitted currencies

Any

  • Minimum paid up

No minimum

  • Usual authorized

USD 50,000

Yes (but required to be immobilized by the registered agent)

  • No par value shares allowed

Yes

Directors
  • Minimum number

One

  • Local required

No

  • Publicly accessible records

No

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

  • Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

Shareholders
  • Minimum number

One (which can be the Director)

  • Publicly accessible records

No

  • Corporate shareholder allowed

Yes

  • Location of meetings

Anywhere

Company Secretary
  • Required

No

  • Local or qualified

No

Accounts
  • Requirements to prepare

Yes

  • Audit requirements

No

  • Requirements to file accounts

No

  • Publicly accessible accounts

No

Other
  • Requirement to file annual return

No

  • Migration of domicile permitted

Yes

Advantages

  1. No minimum capital requirement
  2. Only one shareholder or director is mandatory
  3. An IBC may own or manage a Seychelles-registered vessel or aircraft
  4. A growing matrix of tax treaties used for investment into other countries
  5. An international trade zone
  6. No corporate tax
  7. Not required to file accounts
  8. Records are not publicly accessible
  9. Names of company directors and shareholders are not placed in the public registry
  10. Residence permit and work permit are available for foreign investors

The Valsen Advantage

  • Speedy, Efficient and consistent Services.
  • Relentless effort to obtain bank accounts.
  • Expert advice on structuring options.
  • Dedicated ongoing compliance support.