registration of legal entity

Cost of registration The cost of the second year Number of Directors Corporate tax rates Payment of Charter Capital Financial statements
1800.00 USD 940.00 USD 1 28.00% 1.00 Yes
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New Zealand (or officially the Realm of New Zealand with its capital in Wellington) is located in the Polynesian triangle in the Pacific Ocean. Only its west coast is washed by waters of the Tasman Sea. It is truly the country of contrasts: volcanoes and glaciers, subtropical forests and snow-capped mountains coexist there in a remarkable manner.

The two main islands of New Zealand (North and South) are separated by the Cook Strait. One more Stewart Island is located a bit further to the south. Among the other islands belonging to New Zealand there can be mentioned such as Tokelau, Chatham, Kermadek. About 800 minor islands also belong to the Realm, but most of them are uninhabited. The total area of New Zealand is more than 260 000 km2.

According to its form of government New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy. The Queen of Great Britain is the official head of the state.

The relief of islands is different. For example, the high mountains of the Southern Alps on the South Island are changed to flat landscapes of the North Island.

Climate of the main part of the territory of New Zealand is predominantly subtropical and maritime. Climate of the rest territories is moderate. Flora and fauna are diversified and represented by lots of unique species.

Nowadays, New Zealand is very popular as an offshore area which is not included in the corresponding "black lists". Therefore, considerably large number of businessmen from all over the world are willing to register offshore company in New Zealand.

Registration of business in New Zealand.

Main advantages:

  • Regional and political stability.
  • Well-developed banking sphere and sphere of legal services.
  • Lack of exchange control.
  • Absence of the negative image of the country.
  • Monthly accounting reports are not required.

Forms of doing business in New Zealand

• Sole proprietor;

• Partnership;

• Company with limited liability;

• Public Joint Stock Company;

• Branch of the foreign company;

• Subsidiary of the foreign company;

• Joint Venture;

• Trust.

The legislative framework.

Registration of offshore companies and business in New Zealand is carried out based on the provisions of the Law "On Companies" of 1993.

Registration of offshore company in New Zealand. Features.

• The founders can be citizens of any country in the world.

• Minimum one shareholder and one director should be included in the company as participants.

• One and the same person can be owner and beneficial owner of the company.

• There are no restrictions with respect to the citizenship of participants.

• Name of the company should contain the word Limited (Ltd.).

• The name should not contain any reference to the royal family or any hint at relations with public authorities. Use of the name associated with certain kinds of professions is forbidden.

• The registered office of the company should be in the territory of New Zealand.

• Minimum charter capital is not determined.

• Meetings shall be held annually.

• Information concerning shareholders, directors, company reports are publicly available.

• Registration of offshore company in New Zealand is possible within three weeks.

Taxes in New Zealand

• Companies which are not engaged in entrepreneurial activity in New Zealand are exempted from paying taxes;

• Other enterprises pay up to 28% of the tax;

• Tax on income of organizations is in average 33% (or 19.5% and 39%);

• Tax on goods - 12.5%.

Bookkeeping in New Zealand

• The company in New Zealand shall submit annual report;

• The company,in which the number of non-resident founders is more than 51%, shall submit annual audit reports;

• The company's income is disclosed in balance sheet and annual report.

It is now simple and easy to register offshore company in New Zealand. Registration of business in various countries of the world is one of the main directions of our work. You can start successful entrepreneurial activities by registering an offshore company in New Zealand.

Set of documents
  • Certificate of Incorporation  
  • Certificate recording information currently registered on the New Zealand register of companies  
  • Constitution  
  • Applicants Сertificate for Сonstitution  
  • Apostille of the bound set of copies of Сonstitutive documents  
  • Application for registration of a Сompany  
  • Consent and Сertificate of Director or Directors of proposed Company  
  • Consent of Shareholder or Shareholders 
  • Resolution signed by all Directors 
  • Resolution signed by all Shareholders  
  • Register of Directors  
  • Register of Shareholders  
  • Interests Register (Appendix 7)  
Nominee director and shareholder
  • Resolution effecting the issuing the Power of Attorney  
  • Power of Attorney  
  • Consent Letter  
  • Resignation Letter  
  • Nominee Director’s Declaration 
  • Resolution effecting the change Director 
  • Deed of Trust  
  • Instrument of Transfer 

General information
Square267 710.00
Population4 327 940.00
State polityconstitutional monarchy
Telephone code64
Place in the world in corruption1
ClimateNew Zealand has a mild and temperate maritime climate (Köppen: Cfb) with mean annual temperatures ranging from 10 °C (50 °F) in the south to 16 °C (61 °F) in the north.
Literacy rate99.00%
Ethnic groups56.8% - European; 8% - Asian; 7.4% - Maori; 4.6% - Pacific islander; 9.7% - mixed; 13.5% - other
National currencyNew Zealand dollar (NZD)
USD exchange rate1.24
GDP per capita48
Official languageEnglish
Credit ratingAA+
The judiciarySupreme Court; Court of Appeal; High Court; note - judges appointed by the governor general
Executive authorityExecutive Council appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister
Legislative authoritiesunicameral House of Representatives - commonly called Parliament (usually 120 seats; 70 members elected by popular vote in single-member constituencies including 7 Maori constituencies, 50 proportional seats chosen from party lists; serve three-year terms
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesNo
Legal systemCommon law
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameNo
Local registered officeYes
Organizational and Legal FormsLimited Liability Company, Limited Partnership, General Partnership, Joint Venture, Trusts
Indication of BPA in the name“Limited” or the words “Tapui (Limited)”
Local registered agentYes
Shares and share capital
The minimum amount of paid-in capital, nat. currency1
Bearer sharesNo
Terms of payment of the issued capitalAt the moment of registration
The usual size of the authorized capital10,000
Possibility to issue shares without par valueNo
Basic corporate tax rate28.00%
Capital gains taxNo
Currency controlNo
Corporate tax rates details28%
Stamp dutyNo
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors1
The requirement for residency directorsNo
Director of legal entities are allowedNo
The data reveals to the local agentYes
Data field to the public registryYes
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryNo
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryNo
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryNo
Legal entity as the SecretaryNo
Shareholder and beneficiary
Minimum number of shareholders1
Data is entered in the public registerYes
Shareholders residency requirementNo
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedNo
Information may be disclosed to the local agentYes
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableYes
The requirement for filing reportsYes
Open access to reportsNo
Statutory auditNo
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnNo
Open access to the Annual ReturnNo
The requirement for reportsYes
Treaty on avoidance of double taxation (States which signed)37
Membership in the OECDYes
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationNo
Trademark Registration
TM Comprehensive Study
First Class Additional Class
108.00 USD108.00 USD
TM Registration Request
First Class Additional Class
553.50 USD 265.50 USD
TM Registration Certificate
First Class Additional Class
0.00 0.00
First Class Additional Class
661.50 USD 373.50 USD
TM Comprehensive Study TM Registration Request TM Registration Certificate Total
First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class
108.00 108.00 553.50 265.50 0.00 0.00 661.50 USD 373.50 USD
«TRADEMARK» refers to «Wordmark» or «Logo»

144.00 144.00 553.50 265.50 0.00 0.00 661.50 USD 409.50 USD
«TRADEMARK» refers to «Wordmark+ Logo»

Prices include all professional and official fees. If the change of official duties or exchange rates prices may vary.

The New Zealand trademark also provides protection in Tokelau, as there is no local trademark for Tokelau. In New Zealand, a trademark registration certificate is filed electronically.