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Hong Kong Offshore Company Registration

Hong Kong company registration is a straightforward process that can be completed in a matter of days. 

Hong Kong offshore companies are particularly attractive to foreign investors due to the Hong Kong tax regime. Hong Kong has a territorial based taxation system, which means that only profits derived from Hong Kong are subject to tax. There is no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax, and no stamp duty on share transfers.

Companies in Hong Kong must have a minimum of 1 shareholder and a maximum of 50 shareholders. Both individuals & companies can be shareholders.

Companies in Hong Kong must have at least 1 director and 1 secretary. The secretary must reside in Hong Kong.

There is no minimum registered capital to register a limited liability company in Hong Kong. You can increase your capital at any time by injecting additional funds into your corporate account. There are no requirement for paid-up capital.

Companies in Hong Kong must have a registered address in Hong Kong that will receive mail. We can provide this address if needed.

How to Open a Company in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong tax regime and regulations are surely one of the main reasons that pushes investors to start a company in Hong Kong, making it an attractive relocation destination. 

  • Complete Ownership to Foreigners
  • Foreign Produced Income is not Taxed
  • No Taxes on Dividends, Sales, Import, Capital Gain or Interests
  • Direct Access to the Chinese Market

Understand more about the taxation system in Hong Kong here.

The company name must be verified and approved. The company name can be in English or Chinese (or both). If the company is a private limited liability and name is in English it must end with “Limited”. The abbreviation Ltd. is not permitted.

for INDIVIDUALS
1. Passport Copy or HK ID card
2. Residential Address Proof
3. Application Form
for COMPANIES
1. Copy of the company registration documents
2. ID and address proof of any member holding 25% or more shares in the company

1. Company Constitution (AOA)
2. Directors Consent Form
3. Company Secretary Consent Form
4. Company Registration Form

Once you obtained the Company Registration Certificate (CRC) you can then go ahead and open a bank account in Hong Kong for your company. You will need to submit an application to the bank you have chosen to open an account with.

You must register your company with the tax bureau in Hong Kong within one month from the incorporation. To do this, you need to file a Company Tax Return.

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