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Samoa Company
Efficient and cost effective incorporations and re-domiciliations.
Samoa Company

Samoa Company

Efficient and cost effective incorporations and re-domiciliations.

General Information

Samoa, which became independent in 1962 and it has developed into a politically stable nation. Samoa's offshore corporate legislation was originally introduced in the late 1980s and was based on Cook Islands legislation.

However, it now includes numerous enhancements, making it more user-friendly to suit the requirements of the Asian market.

  • Official Language: English
  • Legal System: English Common Law
  • Currency: Samoa tala (approx. USD 1 : WST 2.6)
  • Time Zone: GMT -11
Features and Benefits
  • Allow the filing of documents and maintenance of accounts by electronic means;
  • User-friendly to Asian investors;
  • Strict confidentiality and secrecy provisions; and
  • Low Government fees for re-domiciliation.
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 Samoa;
  • A correspondence address is required; and
  • Client should maintain an alternative address for operation; and
  • Company must appoint a company secretary; and
  • Local company secretary is not required under Samoa regulation.
Capital Requirement
  • Minimum paid up share capital required is USD 1; and
  • Standard authorized capital is USD 1 million divided into 1,000,000 shares.
Key Corporate Features
General Information
Political Stability Good
Type of Company IBC (International Business Company)
Legal System Common Law
Corporate Requirement
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Registered Address Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Other
Standard Authorised Capital USD 1,000,000
Corporate Tax No
Filing of Annual Return No
Shelf-companies Avaliable
Public Disclosure
Beneficiary Owner(s) No
Filings Shareholder(s) Optional
Filings Director(s) Optional
Lite
Samoa Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 1,100
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual Company Secretary Parking
Standard
Samoa Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 1,250
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual Company Secretary Parking
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Premium
Samoa Company Incorporation Service Package
USD 1,820
Company Name Search
Documents Preparation
Annual Company Secretary Parking
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking
Business Bank Account Opening
Incorporation Documents Certification
Certificate of Incumbency
Service fees
Documents Preparation ( standard authorised capital USD 1,000,000 ) USD 950
Annual Company Secretary Parking 1 USD 150
Annual HK Correspondence Address Parking 2 USD 150
Business Bank Account Opening USD 300
Incorporation Documents Certification USD 100
Certificate of Incumbency USD 170
Certificate of Good Standing 3 USD 170
Note
1
Company secretary is required for incorporation.
2
Corresponding address is required for incorporation. If join our Correspondence Address parking service. This information is no need to provide.
3
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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