Seychelles offers attractive International Financial products opportunities through establishment of an International Business Company (“IBC”) to benefit from a secure and competitive business environment.
If you are looking for a jurisdiction with well established transparent regulations in a supportive international financial center, Seychelles may be the perfect choice for your next international Business Companies formation.
Formation of a Seychelles IBC is relatively quick and low in costs compared to other International Financial Center.
Type of Company
International Business Company
Minimum number of Directors and Shareholders
At least 1 Director and shareholder who can be a natural person or corporate body.
No Public filing required
No Requirements to file annual Accounts
No Publicly Accessible Accounts
Bearer shares are not permitted
Registered Agent and Registered office
An IBC is required by law to have a Registered Agent in Seychelles (which must hold a current licence to provide international corporate services from the Seychelles’ Financial Services Authority). All documents relating to the IBC must be filed with the Registry by its Registered Agent.
An IBC is required by law to have a Registered Office in Seychelles
Appointment of a Company Secretary is optional
No audit requirement
Annual Compliance Return
Requirement to furnish annual compliance return, (with the company’s Registered Agent in Seychelles; no filing with the Registrar)
Address of accounting records
An IBC is required to keep such accounts and records as the directors consider necessary to reflect the financial position of the company.
An IBC cannot carry on business in Seychelles (limited statutory exceptions include maintaining records and a bank account in Seychelles, holding company meetings, and engaging local advisors, etc). An IBC is prohibited from carrying on the business of banking, insurance or reinsurance, and cannot provide registered office facilities in Seychelles for other companies. An IBC cannot own Seychelles real estate.