British Virgin Islands Corporation

About British Virgin Islands

Known as Nature´s Little Secrets, the British Virgin Islands is a British overseas territory located near Puerto Rico in the Caribbean with 4 main islands and many smaller ones. The BVI is a premier destination for sailing and boasts pristine beaches which white sandy shores and clear blue water.

With over 600,000 incorporated companies, the British Virgin Islands is one of the most attractive, trusted, and leading offshore justifications in the industry. Governed by the BVI Business Companies Act 2004, The British Virgin Islands BC offers modern financial regulations, attractive tax laws, and flexible corporate structures.

Prime Minister:
Andrew Fahie

Government:
Parliamentary representative democratic dependency

Economy:
Tourism, and offshore financial services

Currency:
US Dollar

Capital City:
Road Town

Population:
Over 30,000

Language:
English

Members of:
Commonwealth,Organization of Eastern Caribbean States,CARICOM


Benefits

Setting up an offshore corporation is simply setting up a corporation in a different jurisdiction other than the home country or the country of the company’s main operations. Offshore jurisdictions typically offer better corporate and financial laws as opposed to onshore jurisdictions. The offshore industry is addressing and offering viable solutions to address the ever-changing needs of global business and banking, creating offshore entities with an array of benefits.


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Process

1. While many offshore jurisdictions offer similar advantages and benefits, there is no one-jurisdiction-fits all. Our advisors will discuss your needs and goals and ask you the right questions to help determine which jurisdictions are right for you.

2. Defining the objectives of the corporation will help establish which legal structure is right for you. Our advisors will assist in setting up the corporation along with any related services.

3. Choosing a local resident agent is key in establishing a well-defined foundation that adheres to local laws and offers the corporation the most protection and privacy. As this is an ongoing relationship, it is advisable to set up an offshore foundation with a reputable and trusted firm.

4. Each jurisdiction will have its own setup process and set of due diligence processes. BVI requires clients to fulfill KYC (Know Your Client) by proving their identity with proof of address, as well as completing a simple form to provide the necessary information to set the corporation up.

5. Once the required documentation is received, the provider can then file the corporation deed, creating a legal entity in the registry.

6. After the corporation is set up, clients can request any additional services such as business licenses, permits, banking, etc.

7. Annual fees including resident agent and tax/maintenance fee must be paid in order to keep the corporation in good standing with the tax offices in BVI. Financial statements are required to be maintained, though filing of the statements is not required.

While many offshore jurisdictions offer similar advantages and benefits, there is no one-jurisdiction-fits all. Our advisors will discuss your needs and goals and ask you the right questions to help determine which jurisdictions are right for you.

Defining the objectives of the corporation will help establish which legal structure is right for you. Our advisors will assist in setting up the corporation along with any related services.

Choosing a local resident agent is key in establishing a well-defined foundation that adheres to local laws and offers the corporation the most protection and privacy. As this is an ongoing relationship, it is advisable to set up an offshore foundation with a reputable and trusted firm.

Each jurisdiction will have its own setup process and set of due diligence processes. BVI requires clients to fulfill KYC (Know Your Client) by proving their identity with proof of address, as well as completing a simple form to provide the necessary information to set the corporation up.

Once the required documentation is received, the provider can then file the corporation deed, creating a legal entity in the registry.

After the corporation is set up, clients can request any additional services such as business licenses, permits, banking, etc.

Annual fees including resident agent and tax/maintenance fee must be paid in order to keep the corporation in good standing with the tax offices in BVI. Financial statements are required to be maintained, though filing of the statements is not required.


Our Services

Corporation
Formation

We assist with advising possible jurisdictions to suit your business needs and goals along with the incorporation process.

Continued
Support

We assist with corporation maintenance as well as providing on-going support.

Related
Services

We assist with related services such as offshore trust, foundations, and offshore banking.


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