• Complete Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Full exemption of taxes
  • No Accounting/Audit requirements
  • One Director/One Shareholder Required
  • Directors/Shareholders may be of any Nationality
  • No Exchange Regulations
  • International Trade (including Belize)
  • Commercial & Financial Activities
  • Marketing of Products and Services
  • International Leasing of vehicles, machinery, vessels


  • Can do business with Residents & Companies of Belize and anywhere in the world except Bahamas
  • Can own or have shares in local corporations in Belize and anywhere in the world except Bahamas
  • Can buy Real Estate anywhere and in Belize        
  • Can do business in Belize
  • Can open US Dollar and Stock Trading Accounts, Fixed Deposits, and Investment Plans
  • Set up International Credit and Debit Card
  • Can hold assets and ship ownership

REQUIREMENTS (See Application Form)

  • Proposed name of IBC, plus two alternatives ending with “Ltd.”, “Inc.”, “Corp.”,
  • One Director and one shareholder necessary (corporate entities or natural persons)
    • One Person or Corporate Entity can fill both positions
    • Corporate Entity can either be a Company or a Trust
  • Registered Shares Only (No Bearer Shares)
  • Minimum capital US$50,000.00 divided into 50,000 shares with a par value of US $1.00 each

DUE DILIGENCE (for Resident Agent Only)

  • Notarized Copy of Passport for all Directors, Officers, Shareholders and Beneficiaries
  • Contact Information of all Directors, Officers, Shareholders and Beneficiaries
  • Completed General Client Information Form
  • Type of Business to be conducted


  • Cannot carry on business with persons resident in Bahamas
  • Cannot carry on business as insurance or a reinsurance company, insurance agent, insurance broker or insurance manager.
  • Cannot own or hold an interest, whether legal or beneficial, in real property situates in Bahamas
  • Cannot do business in Pharmaceutical, Casino (Gambling) or Pornography line of business

IBC DOCUMENTATION (you will receive)

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Resolution of Appointment of First Directors
  • Registered Share Certificates
  • Share Register
  • Register of Directors and Officers
  • Corporate Rubber Seal (to remain with the Resident Agent)


  • Processing of Bahamas IBC ……………………………………………………      US $ 1,450.00
    (Includes Incorporation & Registration Fees, Registered Office/Agent
    Fee up to end of the year & Corporate Rubber Seal)
  • Courier Fees for Corporate Documents …………………………………. US $75.00 - $100.00 ($75.00 courier to the U.S., Central America & The Caribbean and $100.00 for Europe)
  • Annual Maintenance due at 1st Quarter of the following year ……… US $    725.00
    (Included Registered Office/Agent Fee and Registration Fees)


  • Shelf Companies are available. Please request list with names and prices.


  • Bahamas is located 40-60 miles east of Florida, USA
  • It is comprised of 700 islands totaling 5,358 sq miles
  • The country’s population is 340,000 and most
    Bahamians live in the two major urban centers: Nassau, which is the Capital and Freeport.
  • The Official Language is English and the climate is Tropical.
  • Bahamian culture is a hybrid of African and European influences.
  • The Legal Tender is the Bahamian Dollar which is on a par with the US Dollar
  • Their major industries are Tourism, Financial Services and Small Industries.

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