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Cayman Islands Company
The major offshore financial centre in the Caribbean;
Able to list on leading Stock Exchanges, including Hong Kong.
Cayman Islands Company

Cayman Islands Company

The major offshore financial centre in the Caribbean;
Able to list on leading Stock Exchanges, including Hong Kong.

General Information

The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory which comprises three islands in the Caribbean Sea.

The financial services sector is one of the main industries in the Cayman Islands, and there is a substantial commitment to the continued development of the offshore financial services industry.

Throughout the global community the Cayman Islands is recognized as a sophisticated international financial center. The reputation and popularity of the Cayman Islands have increased significantly, particularly in Asia, as it is one of only two offshore centres approved by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for public listing in the Hong Kong bourse. The Cayman Islands established its own Stock Exchange in 1997.

  • Official Language: English
  • Legal System: English Common Law
  • Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
  • Time Zone: GMT -5
Features and Benefits
  • A major international financial center. Number of global financial institutions have established branches or subsidiaries in the Cayman Islands;
  • Approved by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong for public listings in Hong Kong;
  • Favoured jurisdiction for mutual funds and trusts;
  • Company names in English and Chinese are accepted;
  • Non-publicly director and shareholder information.
Standard
Cayman Islands Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 4,150
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Premium
Cayman Islands Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 5,280
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Business Bank Account Opening
Incorporation Documents Certification
Certificate of Incumbency
Service fees
Documents Preparation ( standard authorised capital USD 50,000 ) USD 4,000
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital from USD 50,001 to USD 1,000,000 ) USD 4,500
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital from USD 1,000,001 to USD 2,000,000 ) USD 6,000
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital more than USD 2,000,000 ) USD 7,000
Formal Chinese Company Name Check USD 250
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking 1 USD 150
Business Bank Account Opening USD 320
Incorporation Documents Certification USD 110
Certificate of Incumbency USD 700
Certificate of Good Standing 2 USD 700

 

Note
1
Corresponding address is required for incorporation. If join our Correspondence Address parking service. This information is no need to provide.
2
Some banks may require Certificate of Good Standing which verifies that the company is still maintaining proper registration with the government.
Setup Requirement
Company Name
  • English name; or
  • Both English and Chinese name.
Shareholder(s) and Director(s)
  • No nationality restriction;
  • Minimum one shareholder and one director;
  • Corporate shareholder and director is acceptable; and
  • A copy of passport and residential address proof are required for company registration.
Company Secretary and Registered Address
  • A registered address is required in Cayman Islands;
  • A correspondence address is required; and
  • Client should maintain an alternative address for operation; and
  • Company secretary is optional under Cayman Islands jurisdiction.
Capital Requirement
  • Minimum paid up share capital required is USD 1; and
  • Standard authorized capital is USD 50,000 divided into 50,000 shares.
Key Corporate Features
General Information
Political Stability Good
Type of Company Exempted
Legal System Common Law
Corporate Requirement
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Registered Address Yes
Company Secretary Optional
Other
Standard Authorised Capital USD 50,000
Corporate Tax No
Filing of Annual Return Yes
Shelf-companies Yes
Public Disclosure
Beneficiary Owner(s) No
Filings Shareholder(s) No
Filings Director(s) Yes
Standard
Cayman Islands Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 4,150
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Premium
Cayman Islands Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 5,280
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Business Bank Account Opening
Incorporation Documents Certification
Certificate of Incumbency
Service fees
Documents Preparation ( standard authorised capital USD 50,000 ) USD 4,000
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital from USD 50,001 to USD 1,000,000 ) USD 4,500
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital from USD 1,000,001 to USD 2,000,000 ) USD 6,000
Incorporation Fee ( authorised capital more than USD 2,000,000 ) USD 7,000
Formal Chinese Company Name Check USD 250
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking 1 USD 150
Business Bank Account Opening USD 320
Incorporation Documents Certification USD 110
Certificate of Incumbency USD 700
Certificate of Good Standing 2 USD 700

 

Note
1
Corresponding address is required for incorporation. If join our Correspondence Address parking service. This information is no need to provide.
2
Some banks may require Certificate of Good Standing which verifies that the company is still maintaining proper registration with the government.
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