BVI Company Formation - Incorporate in The British Virgin Islands

FK Corporate Services are specialists in the incorporation of offshore companies.

We believe that the incorporation of a company is of major importance to our clients, and as experienced company incorporation professionals we have designed our service to reflect that.
We provide clients with our full expert assistance throughout every step of the incorporation process, however our service does not stop there. We will give you any assistance or advice from the moment you choose to incorporate the company and as for long after incorporation as you require.

An Offshore Company incorporated in the BVI is known as an IBC (International Business Company)

A British Virgin Islands International Business Company is typically used by clients wishing to operate internationally from a secure, tax exempt and confidential location. BVI Company Order Form

The key features of a BVI Company are:

  • Privacy - The names of director(s) and shareholders do not apear on any public document
  • Tax exempt - BVI Offshore companies are exempt from all local taxes
  • The company needs only one director and one shareholder
  • There is no requirement for resident directors or shareholders
  • There is no minimum capital requirement
  • The company does not need to file accounts
  • The names of directors and shareholders are not held on public record
  • There is no requirement for directors or shareholders to attend meetings in the BVI

It usualy takes 3 working days to incorporate a company in the British Virgin Islands.

Our fee to incorporate a BVI IBC (International Business Company) is £848.

The above fee includes all BVI Government licences.

A BVI company requires a local registered office, we can provide this for you, our fee is £360.

 Help and Advice

Please contact us with any questions that you may have. We will be pleased to speak with you and will do our best to assist you with your Offshore company formation needs..

Telephone us on +44 1428 661068 or send an email

How long does it take to incorporate a BVI Offshore Company?
It usually takes 3 working days to incorporate in the BVI

What information must I provide?
To incorporate an offshore company in the BVI we need the following:

The name of the company
Name and address of director
Name and address of shareholder

Is the information I provide confidential?
The names of directors and shareholders do not appear on any public documents or other public records

What are the minimum number of directors?
Only one director is required. This can be the same person as the shareholder

Can the director be a corporation?
Yes corporate directors are allowed

Can nominee directors be used?
Nominee directors are allowed.

Is a resident director required?
There is no requirement to appoint a local director

What are the miminimum number of shareholders?
Only one shareholder is required. This can be the same person as the director

Can the shareholder be a corporation?
Yes corporate shareholders are allowed

Can nominee shareholders be used?
Nominee shareholders are allowed. We can provide a nominee shareholder

Is a resident shareholder required?
There is no requirement to appoint a local shareholder

Is a company secretary required?
There is no requirement for a company secretary

What is the standard share capital?
The standard share capital is $50,000 USD

Can the share capital be issued in other currencies?
Yes

How much of the share capital must be issued and paid up?
One share

Does the company have to mantain books and records in the BVI?
The company does not have to keep records in the BVI. If the company chooses to keep records they can be kept anywhere in the World.

Does the company have to file accounts or a financial statement?
There is no requirement to file accounts or a financial statement

Is the company taxed on profit?
A BVI Offshore company is exempted from all local taxes

See Also:
BVI company - Frequently asked Questions
BVI company - Prices and Fees