Anguilla IBC

Formation of International Business Company (IBC) in Anguilla

Formation of International Business Company (IBC) in Anguilla

International Business Company in Anguilla is fast and cost effective solution for international business. Advantages of Anguilla IBC include high confidentiality, zero taxation on wealth, income, dividends and capital. An IBC may use a name in any language.

Recurring Maintenance Fees as from the 2nd year - $980

Please note: If applying for a corporate bank account you will need to order a full set of apostilled company documents, when the account is opened outside of Anguilla.

PACKAGE SERVICES

Formation Fee

  • Name check and approval
  • Filling incorporation documents with the Registrar of Companies
  • Payment of Government Fees
  • Provision of registered office and registered address for one year
  • Provision of company secretary for one year
  • Rubber stamp

A standard set of original corporate documents:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Incorporation and By Laws
  • Appointment of the First Directors
  • Register of Directors
  • Register of Members
  • Share Certificates
$ 1250
ADDITIONAL SERVICES
NOMINEE SERVICES

Nominee Shareholder

Provision of corporate Nominee Shareholder (per annum)
$ 300

Nominee Director & General Power or Attorney (Apostilled)

Provision of corporate Nominee Director (per annum) and General Power of Attorney (valid for one year) under Apostille.
$ 650

Special Power of Attorney (Apostilled)

Special Power of Attorney issued by a Nomine Director, under Apostille
$ 290
CORPORATE CERTIFICATES

Certificate of Good Standing (Apostilled)

Provision of Certificate of Good Standing under Apostille
$ 450

Certificate of Incumbency (Apostilled)

Provision of Certificate of Incumbency under Apostille
$ 450

Set of Corporate Documents (Apostilled)

Copies of corporate documents in one Apostilled bundle.
Please note:If applying for a corporate bank account you will need to order a full set of apostilled company documents when the account is opened outside of Anguilla.
$ 570
OTHER SERVICES

Extra Rubber Stamp

Provision of company extra rubber stamp
$ 40

Metal Embossing Seal

Provision of metal embossing seal
$ 100

Payment methods

TOTAL: $ 1250

Facts & Info for Anguilla:

Corporate Information

LEGAL FORM
The Anguilla International Business Companies Ordinance 1994 as amended is a principal legislation governing offshore business in Anguilla. Anguilla laws allow for the following categories of business ownership: Private Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnership, Sole Proprietor, Public Companies, Trusts. The most popular form used by international investors for registering Anguilla IBC is private limited company. An Anguilla IBC is restricted from conducting business with persons residents on Anguilla, conducting banking or trust business, conducting insurance or reinsurance business, or conducting the business of providing company management services. On Anguilla, an IBC may maintain bank accounts, retain professional advisors carrying on business within Anguilla, maintain corporate records, hold meetings and lease office space.
COMPANY NAME
Anguilla companies’ names must end with one of the following words, or their relevant abbreviations - Limited, Corporation, Incorporated, Societe Anonyme, Sociedad Anonima. The following names to be used, require licensing: Bank, Insurance, Assurance, Re-Insurance, Trust, Trustee, Savings, Royal, Asset management, Fund Management, Investment Fund, Building Society, Municipal, Chartered. Names denoting any connection to local, state or national Governments are generally prohibited.
MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
A company is incorporated in Anguilla by application made to the Registrar of Companies. Memorandum and Articles of Association must be lodged with the Registrar. Memorandum specifies the activities in which the company may engage and Articles of Association specify the rules governing the internal management of the company. On line Anguilla company formation is available to approved sub-agents to provide instant incorporation.
SHAREHOLDERS
A minimum of one shareholder is required which may be an individual or a body corporate. The details of company beneficial owners and shareholders are not part of the public records. Shareholders may reissue and reacquire their own shares.
SHARE CAPITAL
There is no specific minimum capital requirement. The standard authorized share capital is US$ 50,000. The minimum issued capital may be one share of no par value or one share of par value. Issued shares must be fully paid. Registered shares, bearer shares, shares of no par value, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights are permitted.
DIRECTORS
Anguilla IBC requires a minimum of one director and corporate directors are permitted. Details of the directors do not appear on the public file. There is no requirement to have resident directors.
REGISTERED OFFICE AND LOCAL AGENT/SECRETARY
Anguilla companies must maintain a registered office and registered agent who may be corporate body or individual resident in Anguilla. Copies of the Articles of Association, Memorandum of Association, and Certificate of Incorporation must be kept at the Registered Office. A copy of the Register of Directors must also be kept at the Registered Office of the IBC. The Register is not available to the public.
MEETING
The directors and the shareholders meetings need not be held in Anguilla; also there is no requirement for an Annual General Meeting. All meetings may be held outside Anguilla, by telephone or other electronic means. Alternatively, directors and shareholders may vote by proxy.
TIME NEEDED FOR FORMATION
Usually it is 1-3 working days, but we need up to 10 working days for legalization of the documents and delivery by courier.
RECURRING AND MAINTENANCE FEE AS FROM 2ND YEAR
  • Provision of registered office and registered address
  • Provision of company Secretary and registered agent
  • Submitting of Annual Government Fee

Taxation

TAXATION
Anguilla is a pure tax haven and has no direct taxation in the form of income tax, capital gains tax, gift tax or inheritance tax.
AUDIT AND FINANCIAL RETURNS
Whilst there is no requirement to file audited accounts or annual returns with the authorities, a company is required to keep financial records, which should reflect the financial position of a company.

Our Services & Requirements

OUR SERVICES FOR THE COMPANY FORMATION IN ANGUILLA INCLUDE:
  • Name check and approval
  • Filling incorporation documents with the Registrar of Companies
  • Registration Forms
  • Payment of Government fees
  • Provision of registered office and registered address for one year
  • Provision of company secretary for one year
  • Rubber stamp

A standard set of original corporate documents:
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Articles of Incorporation and By Laws
  • Appointment of the First Directors
  • Register of Directors
  • Register of Members
  • Share Certificates

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE COMPANY FORMATION
Please provide the following documents for all Directors, Shareholders, Beneficial Owners, Authorized Signatories:
  • Notarized copy of valid passport.
  • Original or Certified copy of utility bill / bank statement (as verification of residential address, dated within 3 months).
  • Original or certified copy of Banker’s reference letter (dated within 3 months).
  • In cases where shareholders and/or directors are corporate bodies, full apostilled set of corporate documents and Certificate of Good Standing (for companies registered more than 1 year).

IMPORTANT NOTE: LICENSABLE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

If you conduct any activity without required license or authorization granted by a relevant authority in any jurisdiction, STARTING BUSINESS will not be able to assist you with the company formation or bank account opening related to such unlicensed activity.

Licensable activities include, but not limited to: provision of financial services involving trading/brokerage in foreign exchange, financial and commodity-based derivative instruments and other securities; offering investment advice to public; insurance and banking business; operation and administration of collective investment schemes and mutual funds; payment processing services; money exchange, money transmission or money brokering; asset management; safe custody services; gaming, gambling and lotteries.

Please contact us if you need our assistance in licensing of your financial, Forex brokerage or gambling company.
SHIPPING COST
Shipping of corporate documents or banking kits to your destination requires an extra charge and will be automatically added to the invoice during checkout. Shipping costs for international courier services are set automatically and can vary from USD 75to USD 95. The fees depend on the jurisdiction of your ordered company, the country where the bank is based as well as your destination country.

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