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About Seychelles

Seychelles is an independent Republic within the British Commonwealth with a good political stability with a democratically elected Government. The Seychelles economy is primarily based on tourism, commercial fishing and the offshore financial services industry.

Its success has been enabled through the Seychelles striking the right balance between sound regulatory practices and pleasing the market.

General Information

  • Official Language: English, French and Creole
  • Legal System: Governed by civil law except for the corporate legislation and criminal law which are based on English common law
  • Currency: Seychelles rupee (approx. USD 1 : SCR 8)
  • Time Zone: GMT +4

Features and Benefits

  • The principal corporate legislation governing IBCs is the International Business Companies Act (IBC Act) 1994;
  • Exempt from exchange controls;
  • Privacy and asset protection; and
  • Ease of administration.

Setup Requirement

Set up a Seychelles Company is fast and easy. There are no restrictions on nationality of Shareholders or Directors.

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 Seychelles;
  • A correspondence address is required; and
  • Client should maintain an alternative address for operation; and
  • Company secretary is not required under Seychelles jurisdiction.

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.
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