Offshore Company Registration ? The Procedure

Posted by Sterlingoffshore on May 18th, 2016

Setting up an offshore company may be an effective option for private clients looking to hold international assets or individuals and corporates looking to establish or expand an international business. You may be able to structure your international business legitimately using offshore companies and experience the real significant benefits from a tax perspective and asset protection. Take a cur from Apple, Google, and many other companies that have managed to reduce their taxes by billions of dollars in a legal manner. Are you interested in offshore company registration? Below is an overview of the general steps involved in the procedure:

1.    Decide where you want to form your company
Seychelles is one of the countries where you can set up an offshore company. There are many advantages to choosing Seychelles, including zero taxation on capital gains and profits, confidentiality, asset protection, corporate flexibility, and simplicity of management. You can also consider setting up a company in countries like Panama, Anguilla, Belize, and BVI.

2.    Find an offshore company formation and registration service provider
Getting help from experts will make offshore company registration simpler and hassle-free. Consultants can provide guidance and consultation services, draft your company formation documents, incorporate your company, and offer domiciliary services.

Consider an internationally recognized service provider that is based in the country where you plan to set up your company. Make sure the organization is regulated and licensed and that they have experienced and qualified professionals. Be sure to look up feedback on the service provider to learn more about the quality of their services from other clients.

3.    Get in touch with the offshore company registration and formation service provider
The professional team will prepare all the necessary and required documents to fulfill the Seychelles company formation. The information will be based on the type of company that you want to set up and your individual requirements. The basic documents you will need are the articles of association, memorandum of association, a resolution appointing the directors, share register, first resolution of the directors, register of directors, and declaration of trust. You will also need the power of attorney documents. Share certificates are optional.

4.    Decide the type of company you want to form
In Seychelles, your company can be an IBC, CSL, or PCC.  You must register these documents with the associated Seychelles company registrar through a licensed registered agent in Seychelles. The country has two company registries, which are equivalent to the UK Companies House, and your choice will depend on the type of company you want to form. The Seychelles Financial Services Authority is the offshore company registry for IBCs, and the Registrar Generation, Companies Division is the company registry for all other company formations.

In a Seychelles offshore company incorporation, you need to provide documents like the memorandum of association and the articles of association. It will take a day or less to complete the process when you work with an offshore company formation and registration service provider.

If you picked a Seychelles CSL or PCC company, you need to complete an application form that will be submitted to the Seychelles Financial Services Authority together with company documents like the memorandum of association, particulars of directors and secretary, articles of association, and notice of place of registered office. Once all the requirements are met, the company documents are delivered and registered with the Registrar General.

About the Company:
Sterling is a leading licensed and regulated corporate, trust, fiduciary and fund services provider delivering specialised solutions for a global clientele of international corporations, institutional investors, high net worth individuals and families as well as their intermediaries. Whether an end user of our services or an intermediary, Sterling provides an efficient, personalized approach to ensure smooth, efficient delivery of services that meets the requirements of each client.

Sterling establishes, manages and administers offshore companies and international companies, offshore trusts, private foundations and funds utilized in various structures for an international clientele spanning over 80 countries.  These entities combined with Sterling's supporting services allow us to provide a number of different solutions designed to achieve specific objectives of our clients.  These objectives broadly include asset protection, international investment, tax optimization and foreign market entry.

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