Company administration guidelines
There are no minimum capital requirements. The following shares are permitted:
- Bearer shares
- Registered shares
- Redeemable shares
- Shares of no par value
- Preference shares
- Shares with or without voting rights
Shares can be denominated in any currency and can be held by residents of the Seychelles.
- Only one shareholder required for incorporation, this can be an individual or corporate body.
- The sole shareholder can act as the director
- Nominee shareholders are permitted
- Only one director is required for incorporation, can be an individual or corporate body
- No nationality or residency restrictions exist
- The sole director can act as a sole shareholder
- Nominee shareholders are permitted
Restrictions on Name & Activity:
- It is prohibited to use a name that is identical or similar to an existing name.
- There is no requirement for a registered office to be kept in the Seychelles although registered agents must be used to incorporate the company. Appointing a company secretary is not a mandatory requirement
- There is a high level of confidentiality with nominees permitted. The Registrar retains copies of the Memorandum and Articles of Association in addition to the Certificate of Good Standing and other certificates. These documents however are not placed on public record.
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