Nevis International Business Company

General Information

  • Type of Company – International Business Compnay (IBC)
  • Legislation – Common Law
  • Company name - Non-English names are permitted
  • Time-scale for incorporation - 1 day
  • Change in domicile - permitted
  • Double tax treaties - No
  • Shelf companies are available
  • Taxation on profits - Nil

Local Requirements

  • Registered Office is required
  • Company Secretary is not required, but often a secretary is appointed in order to facilitate signing obligations
  • Local secretary is not required 
  • Local directors are not required
  • Coporate secretaries and directors are permitted
  • Public recording of shareholders and directors is not required

Corporate Requirements

  • Minimum number of shareholders - One (1)
  • Minimum number of directors - A minimun of three (3) Directors is required, but if the number of the Shareholders is less than three the number of the Directors must match the number of Shareholders
  • Minimum capital requirement - None
  • Standard Authorised Capital - US$100,000.
  • Bearer shares permitted but they must be held a licensed custodian 

Annual Requirements

  • Annual returns are not required
  • Annual meetings are not required
  • Audited financial statements are not required
  • Annual Government filing fee of US$200


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