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Companies with Special License (CSL)
Our company is a licensed registered agent in Seychelles and has licenses for international corporate, trustee and foundation services (more information).
|Type of company||Special License Company (CSL)|
Business within a Special License issued under the CSL Act, 2003:
A company may not carry on any business unless the company has been issued with a license and has complied with the statutory requirements governing the business.
|Specifics of incorporation||
More complex incorporation procedure:
1) prior approval of the Authority;
The name of the company must contain “Limited" as the last word and the word "Proprietary" as the penultimate word of the name in the case of a proprietary company.
|Registered office in Seychelles||Required|
|Shelf (ready-made) companies||N/A|
|Board of directors||At least two individuals|
|Directors’ residency||Any (However, for application of double tax treaties the local director is required)|
|Place and frequency of meetings||Any|
|Public access to information about directors||Yes|
|Company secretary||Required (Local)|
|Shareholders and capital|
|Minimum number of shareholders||Two|
|Place of meetings||Any|
|Public access to information about shareholders and beneficial owners||No|
|Authorized capital||No requirements|
|Minimum issued and paid-up capital||At least 10% of authorized share capital must be issued and paid-up|
|Preparation and filing of financial statements||Required|
|Filing of annual return||
|Corporate taxation||1.5% on company’s worldwide income|
|Withholding tax in respect of income paid to residents or non-residents||Nil|
|Double tax treaties application||Yes (tax residency certificate may be obtained)|
|Annual license fee||US$ 1000|
|Annual return filing fee||US$ 200|