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Company Registrars

Special License Company

Seychelles Special License Company is incorporated under the Companies (Special Licences) Act 2003. The registration procedure is started by submitting the complete documentation package to SIBA. The information required includes:

  • names and addresses of the real shareholders (even if nominee service is used);
  • a certificate signed by a legal advisor practicing in Seychelles;
  • the memorandum and articles of association duly signed and dated;
  • a description of each business the company proposes to engage in;
  • a written declaration contaning the names and addresses of the directors, the name and address of the secretary, the address of the registered office of the company;

If approved by SIBA, the memorandum & articles, business description and declaration are passed over to the registrar of domestic companies who issues Certificate of Incorporation under the Companies Act, 1972. SIBA then issues a Special Licence to the company to carry on its business.

CSL is allowed to conduct business activities in spheres of investment banking and advice, offshore banking, offshore insurance and reinsurance. CSL may function as an investment company, holding company, marketing company, company holding intellectual property, headquarters company, human resources company, franchise company. It can make business under an International Trade Zone licence or any other business approved by authorities.

A CSL company may be incorporated during 3 days, including licensing procedure. Information regarding beneficial ownership is disclosed only to SIBA. The documents are usually in English.

Name restrictions apply to the names identical or similar to a company already incorporated, to the names implying patronage of the Seychelles, or any other government, royal, imperial or any other name that may imply that a company intends to undertake an undesirable activity.

Fidelity Corporate Services Ltd
Suite 9, Ansuya Estate
Revolution Ave, Victoria
Republic of Seychelles

Tel: + 248 610770
Fax: + 248 610771

Offshore company formation