Incorporation time is three working days.
Supporting documentation on the shareholders/directors or "attorney-in-fact" is minimal and original documents are not required.
Confidentiality: the names of the Beneficial Owners are not filed on any public document in the registry, often referred to as a Closed Government registry
Belize didn't sign any agreements on avoidance of double taxation with other countries, so there is no data exchange between state bodies of Belize and tax authorities of other countries.
Bearer Shares are allowed in Belize however they must be held by the registered agent. We recommend Nominee Shareholders if you are looking for added confidentiality.
Standard share capital is USD $50,000 par or non par value, the share capital does not need to be paid up.
Only one director and one shareholder are required which may be an individual or a corporate entity
Annual fees are due for payment in June each year
The IBC must have a limited liability suffix and the following are accepted. "Corporation", "Limited", "Incorporation", "Societe Anonyme", "Sociedad Anonima", or "Corp.", "Ltd.", "Inc.", "S.A.", "AG" should be used as an ending of the companies name.
There is no requirement to give any accounts or to make annual audit of the company in Belize