Incorporation of Company

Offshore Jurisdictions
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Gibraltar is the only British-owned territory that is also part of the European Union. Being part of the European Union offers companies major advantages as it is allowed certain rights and access to the European market. Offshore investors will find it to be cost effective with an attractive fiscal regime.With an excellent reputation and an economically stable government,Gibraltar boastsa stable infrastructure and a strong communications system.Gibraltar companies also have an attractive trust system. Trusts created by non-residents that generate overseas income are exempt from Gibraltar income tax.


Principal Corporate Legislation: The Companies Ordinance 1984 (as amended) as amended.
Type of Law: Common
Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents: English
Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning: Gibraltar Non Resident Company.


Gibraltar Non Resident Company

Share Capital Share Capital
Standard authorised share capital is GBP 2,000 divided in to 2,000 shares of GBP 1 each. Minimum paid up share capital is GBP 1.
Classes of Share Available
Registered shares, shares of no par value, bearer shares, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights.
Bearer Shares
Restrictions on Trading
Cannot trade within Gibraltar. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.
Registered Office Required
Yes, must be maintained in Gibraltar.
The minimum number of directors is one. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in Gibraltar. Corporate directors are permitted.
The minimum number of shareholders is one.
Publicly Accessible Records
Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors
Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders
Anywhere, except Gibraltar.
Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership to Authorities
Personal Presence Required
Double Taxation Treaty Access
Requirements to File Accounts
Requirement to File Annual Return
Audit Requirements
Gibraltar Pound which is on par with the British Pound.
Exchange Control
Language of Name
Restricted Words
Words such as "Assurance", "Bank", "Building Society", "Royal", "Trust Company", "Trustee Company" etc. will require justification.
Name of a Company
The words "Limited" or Ltd must be part of the name of every company.
Time to Incorporate
Two weeks.
Shelf Companies
GibraltarShelf companies are available.


Cost of Formation: Request a quotation



Card PMT provides the following services in Gibraltar:

  • Gibraltar Company Formation
  • Registered Office Services
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Shareholder/Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts
  • Full Company Administration Services
  • Mailing Address
  • Virtual Office
  • Book Keeping & Audit
  • Trademark Registration
  • Yacht Registration


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