Belize offshore company

Services
£395
£895
£1295
£1395
Company formation including goverment filing fees
Registered office address for 12 months
Apostille & documents legalisation
Company seal
Courier worldwide delivery fees
Nominee shareholder for 1 year  
Nominee director for 1 year  
The Power of Attorney  
Business account at Rietumu Bank (fast-track)    
HSBC Margin FX bank account (fast-track)    
Total cost £395 £895 £1295 £1395
Cost of annual service £345 £850 £999 £999
Discounted rates for business bank accounts
Rietumu Banka (Latvia)
Business debit cards are issued free of charge

General Information

Belize became a British Crown Colony in 1862 and became independent in 1981. Belize (formerly British Honduras) is a scenically beautiful, independent country located on the Caribbean seaboard of Central America. Belize has an area of approximately 23,026 sq km, and is bounded by Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west and south.

The administrative capital of Belize is Belmopan, but the major commercial centre is Belize City, which is located on the eastern coast close to the major international airport.

Population

The total population of Belize is approximately 321,000 of which some 70,000 live in Belize City. The population of Belize is ethnically diverse and includes descendants of the original Mayan culture and people of Caribbean, Caucasian, Chinese and East Indian descent.

Political Structure

Belize has a long history of peace, stability and democracy. It became a British Crown Colony in 1862 and achieved complete self-rule in 1981. Belize is a member of the British Commonwealth, the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement.

Belize is a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy which recognises HM Queen Elizabeth II as head of state represented by a Governor General who must be a Belizean national. The National Assemby is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Senate has 12 members and the House of Representatives comprises of 29 members, directly elected at intervals of no longer than five years. The prime minister and cabinet have executive power.

There are two main political parties; both parties are committed to the economic development of the country and the encouragement of overseas investment.

Infrastructure and Economy

Belize's unspoiled environment with cays and barrier reef make it a popular destination for eco-tourists, whilst its clear unpolluted waters are excellent for swimming, diving, fishing and other aqua sports. The country also offers a unique mix of unspoiled woodlands, caves, rivers, mountains, waterfalls and jungle, in addition to a wealth of Mayan archaeological sites. There are also forest reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, marine resort areas and the world's only jaguar reserve.

Major exports are sugar, bananas, citrus products, fishery products, garments and timber and wood products. The offshore finance industry is generating an increasing proportion of national income.

Language

The official and spoken language is English but Spanish is widely spoken.

Currency

The Belize Dollar (BZ$).

Exchange Control

Offshore activities are exempted from exchange control.

Type of Law

Common Law. Based on English Company Law.

Principal Corporate Legislation

International Business Companies Act, 1990, amended 2000.

KEY CORPORATE FEATURES
General
Type of Company IBC
Type of Law Common
Shelf company availability Yes
Our time to establish a new company 1 day
Minimum government fees (excluding taxation) US$100
Corporate Taxation Nil
Double Taxation Treaty Access No
Share capital or equivalent
Standard currency US$
Permitted currencies Any
Minimum paid up No minimum required
Usual authorised US$50,000
Directors
Minimum number One
Local required No
Corporate Directors Permitted Yes
Publicly accessible records No
Location of meetings Anywhere
Shareholders
Minimum number One
Publicly accessible records No
Location of meetings Anywhere
Company Secretary
Required Optional
Local or qualified No
Accounts
Requirements to prepare Yes
Audit requirements No
Requirements to file accounts No
Publicly accessible accounts No
Other
Requirement to file annual return No
Change in domicile permitted Yes
Contact telephone:
0203 929 3535
Address:
71-75
Shelton Street
Covent Garden
London
WC2H 9JQ
Email:
[email protected]
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