Seychelles

The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. Seychelles is a member of the African Union, the Southern African Development Community, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the United Nations. After proclamation of independence from the United Kingdom in 1976, Seychelles has developed from a largely agricultural society to a market-based diversified economy, with agriculture being supplanted by rapidly rising service and public sectors.

Since the introduction of the International Business Companies Act in 1994 the Seychelles has grown into a competitive location for offshore company incorporations. This has made the offshore financial and corporate sector a rapidly developing part of the Seychelles economy.

The official languages are English, French and Seychellois Creole and the currency is Seychellois rupee (SCR).


Company Incorporation and local Requirements

Minimum Share Capital

No minimum

Bearer Shares Allowed

No

Minimum Number of Shareholders

One

Register of Shareholders (held at registered office no public access)

Yes

Corporate Directors Permitted

Yes

Local Directors

No

Minimum Number of Directors

One

Register of Directors

Yes

(held at registered office no public access)

Registered Office / Agent

Yes

Company Secretary Required

Optional

Local Meetings

No

Local Secretary

No

 

 

COMPANIES FEE SCHEDULE

 

Basic package

Fees for company formation – 2.000 USD

Disbursements – 100 USD


Annual fees

Registered office – 500 USD

Annual government licence fee – 117, 50 USD

Secretary (if required) – 300 USD

 

Confidential package

Provision of corporate director (each) – 600 USD

Provision of physical director (each) – 2.000 USD

Provision of resident physical director (each) – 1.000 USD

Provision of corporate trustee shareholder (each) – 400 USD

Provision of physical trustee shareholder (each) – 1.400 USD


COMPANY RELATED COSTS

Legalisation of Corporate documents as one set, including notary (plus disbursements) – 400 USD