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Vanuatu Company Formation

Price: upon request

orderVanuatu company formation – stable jurisdiction and exceptionally good reputation.

There are two popular Vanuatu company types:

  1. International Company and 
  2. Exempt Company.

Time of a Vanuatu company formation takes 2-3 days

Advantages of Vanuatu company formation:

  • You allowed to use any language of the company name with a requirement to translate it into English or French;
  • Vanuatu company formation capital may be in any currency and any amount. No minimum and no maximum of share capital is required;
  • No need to hold annual general meetings or file annual returns;
  • Vanuatu company formation can be formed with bearer shares;
  • Offshore companies may keep its accounts or registers at any place in the world;
  • Minimum of one director and one shareholder are required for Vanuatu company formation. Corporate entities are allowed;
  • You can use nominee directors and nominee shareholders to ensure maximum security and confidentially;
  • No taxation within 20 years for offshore companies;
  • Offshore Vanuatu company formation takes 2-3 business days.

Vanuatu Company Formation

Important information

Vanuatu company formationPublicly Accessible Records: No public register of company officers (Directors, Shareholders, Secretary)

Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors: Yes, Allowed

Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership to Authorities: No

Meetings of Directors and Shareholders to be held: Anywhere

Stability: Stable jurisdiction and exceptionally good reputation. 

Vanuatu company formationTaxation: No taxes

Double Taxation Treaty Access: Treaty Access (some countries)

Account Filing Requirements: No accounting / reporting requirements

Annual Return Filing Requirements: No annual return/ reporting requirements

Audit Requirements: No audit required.

Vanuatu company formationShare Capital: Standard authorised share capital US$10,000.

Classes of Share Available for a Vanuatu company formation: Shares with or without voting rights, redeemable shares,  registered shares, preference shares, shares of no par value

Bearer Shares: Not Allowed

Registered Office Required: Yes required and must be maintained in Vanuatu

Shareholders: Minimum number is one

Directors: Minimum number is one.  Can be any nationality and need not be resident in Vanuatu. Corporate directors are allowed.

Your Company language: English

Name of your Company must be ended: Limited, Ltd, Corporation, Corp, Incorporated, Inc, Pty Ltd, Sendirian Berhad, Sdn Bhd, Societe a Responsabilite Limitee, SARL, Besloten Vennootschap, B.V., or Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung, GmbH;

Documents required for a Vanuatu company formation: A certified copy of your passport or ID and proof of your residential address dated less than 3 months. 

Vanuatu company formationFor a Vanuatu company formation you cannot use words in your company names without justification: “Bank”, “Trustee Company”, “Assurance”, “Building Society”,  “Trust Company”, “Royal” etc.

Restrictions on Trading: Not permitted to trade within Vanuatu

Not permitted without a licence: Fund management, insurance,  Banking, reinsurance, assurance,  trust management, collective investment schemes, trusteeship business provision. 

Vanuatu company formationCapital: Pota Vila

Region: Vanuatu is a group of islands which are in the shape of a Y, located in the South Pacific Ocean

Political System: Parliamentary

Government: Republic

Governing corporate legislation: The Companies Act (Cap 191), The International Companies Act 1992 (No. 32)

Type of Law: Common

Currency: Vanuatu vatu (VUV)

Exchange Control: None

Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents: English

Time zone: GMT+11

Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA): Australia, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Greenland, Grenada, Iceland, Ireland, Korea (Republic of), New Zealand, Norway, San Marino, Sweden.

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vanuatu company formation

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