Step by Step Guide to Incorporating in Belize

Belize Company Incorporations
Company Type Time to Incorporate Cost
IBC 2 days $1700

Belize Key Points

  • Only 2 days to incorporate
  • A Belize IBC company requires only 1 director
  • Directors can be of any nationality
  • Only 1 shareholder required
  • 100% foreign shareholders allowed
  • No minimum share capital requirements
  • No obligation requiring Belizean participation in the management of your company
  • Modern offshore legislation provides for maximum flexibility in global asset protection
  • Exemption from taxation in Belize
  • Low cost incorporation and annual renewal fees
  • The names of directors and shareholders do not appear on public records
  • A Belize IBC is not subject to exchange control regulations
  • We provide you with full expert assistance throughout every step of the company formation process

Select the company name for your International Business Company

First select a name for your IBC.

  • Your company name may be in any language.
  • Your company name will need to end with Ltd, Corp, Inc.
  • A company name check can be carried out free of charge to see if a required name has already been registered.
  • We can reserve your IBC name for up to ten days.
  • Having submitted the name of your IBC to us, we obtain approval from the Belize Company Registra.
  • You are not be allowed to use a name which is either identical or deceptively similar to one that is already used by another corporation.

Share Capital

Select the number of shares each shareholder will have.

  • There is no minimum share capital required.
  • Share capital may be expressed in any currency.
  • Your IBC may issue as few or as many shares as it deems desirable.
  • The standard share capital is US $50,000.

Select Directors

Decide who will be the directors of your company.

  • Directors may be of any nationality and may reside anywhere.
  • Your company only requires one director, although there can be several.
  • The names of directors do not appear in public record.
  • There is no requirement to appoint a local director.

Select Shareholders

Select who will be the shareholders of your company.

  • Shareholders may be of any nationality and may reside anywhere.
  • Your company only requires one shareholder, although there can be several.
  • The names of the shareholders do not appear in public record.
  • No upper limit to the number of Shareholders.
  • A Belize IBC can have either registered shares or bearer shares.

Select a Registered Office

A Belize registered office is required for your company and is provided in the standard company formation price.

Features of a Belize International Business Company

  • A Belize IBC is Tax Exempt Structure. 
  • A Belize IBC is also a confidential structure, no filing requirements with the authorities.
  • The Memorandum and Articles of Association are the only documents to be held on the public record.
  • Belize IBCs are permitted to open their own offshore bank accounts.
  • No annual public disclosure directors or shareholders is required.
  • No requirement for an Annual General Meeting to be held in Belize. The directors may hold meetings in any country.
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