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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
1950.00 USD 1890.00 USD 1 0.00%0-10% No Yes

Registration of a company in Gibraltar

gibraltar.jpgRocky Gibraltar peninsula is situated in the southern part of the Iberian Peninsula, which is connected with Gibraltar by the isthmus of 1.5 m. Being located in Europe, the territory of Gibraltar is geographically very close to Africa. Such location is strategic, because the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea encounter near the peninsula.

The total area of Gibraltar is about 7 km2. For such small territory there is small population which equals to only 300 000 inhabitants. It should be taken into account that the category of workers in Gibraltar is mainly formed by visitors from Spain.

Despite the prevalent use of Spanish, the official language is English. And this is not surprising at all, because Gibraltar has long been a colony of Great Britain. Therefore, along with the Gibraltar pound, there is the currency of the United Kingdom, as well as pesetas (Spanish currency).

Being the peninsula located in the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar is characterized by dry summers and humid and cool winters. Therefore, tourists consider late summer and spring to be the most comfortable seasons for visiting the peninsula.

Currently, Gibraltar is the member of the EU having special status (British colony).

Nowadays, Gibraltar is popular not only among tourists, but also as the jurisdiction in which it is possible to conduct successful international business. More and more businessmen and investors tend to register company in Gibraltar.

Among the main reasons in favour of this trend there are the following factors:

  • Registration of company in Gibraltar is considerably inexpensive procedure, and the advantage is also the low level of annual tax;
  • The state language is English;
  • It is possible to use the nominal service;
  • There are no restrictions concerning trade outside the jurisdiction;
  • Additional license is required only for provision of banking and insurance services.

How to register offshore company in Gibraltar

  • The company registered in Gibraltar is prohibited from rendering services to the residents of the peninsula.
  • The company is not entitled to conduct activities related to the provision of legal address to other companies, as well as own real estate.

Company registration in Gibraltar: Peculiarities

  • International business in Gibraltar is usually conducted by owners of such organizational and legal form as the Non-Resident Company (NRC).
  • The legislative basis is the Decree "On companies" (1984). According to this Decree, the company (offshore company) registered in Gibraltar can conduct entrepreneurial activities in any world jurisdiction.
  • NRC in Gibraltar can be engaged in permitted types of activities, and trust, banking, insurance and reinsurance activities are subject to licensing.
  • The company's office shall be registered in the territory of the jurisdiction, as well as there should be secretary.
  • The company's entrepreneurship in Gibraltar is prohibited.
  • The name of registered company shall include the word Limited.
    There is no peremptory requirement to pay the authorized capital. As an option, it is proposed to divide the charter capital in the amount of 2000 GBP into 2,000 shares, nominal value of each is 1 GBP.
  • It is permitted to issue such shares as:

- bearer shares;

- no-par-value shares (subject to the condition of mandatory capital increase).

  • Minimum number of directors and shareholders is one, either natural person or legal entity.
  • The person with the citizenship of Gibraltar or the residence permit on the peninsula can not be the director of the company.
  • Information regarding shareholders and banking transactions is confidential and can be disclosed only according to the court decision.
  • The meeting of shareholders (directors) can be held anywhere in the world.
  • The documents of the company can be stored anywhere.
  • The registration of company (offshore company) in Gibraltar usually takes from 15 to 20 working days and has the following main stages:
    - verification of the name in the register;
    - preparation of all required documents;
    - payment of duties and fees for registration;
    - putting data on the Register of Companies.

Bookkeeping and taxation of companies in Gibraltar

Accounting is not maintained.

Annual reports are optional.

Small companies are not required to submit audit report.

There is no currency control.

There is full exemption from paying taxes.

The cost of the company's maintenance includes the submission of the required annual reporting.

If cost-efficient business is what you are striving for, the registration of the company (offshore company ) in Gibraltar is exactly what you need.

We will help you quickly register company in Gibraltar. The registration of companies abroad is one of the main directions of our activity.

Set of documents
   
  • Certificate of incorporation  (Свидетельство о регистрации)
  • Memorandum of Association (Учредительный договор Компании)
  • Apostille of the bound set of copies of constitutive documents (Апостилированный комплект Учредительных документов)
  • Minutes of the first Meeting 
  • Declaration of Compliance with Companies Act 
  • Stock Transfer Form 
  • Minutes of a Meeting of the Board of Directors 
  • Special Resolution 
  • Consent of Members
  • Share Certiciates 
  • corporation Resolution on Appointment of Alternate Sectretary 
Nominee director and shareholder
   
  • Resolution effecting the issuing the Power of Attorney 
  • Apostilled Power of Attorney 
  • Consent Letter 
  • Director Resignation Letter 
  • Nominee Director’s Declaration 
  • Resolution effecting the change Director 
  • Deed of Trust 

General information
Square6.50
Population29 034.00
CapitalGibraltar
Unemployment13.50
State polityconstitutional monarchy
Telephone code350
locationSouthwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain
ClimateMediterranean with mild winters and warm summers; avg. maximum temperature (August) +32°; avg. minimum temperature (January) +8°
Literacy rate80.00%
Ethnic groupsSpanish, Italian, English, Maltese, Portuguese, German, North Africans
National currencyPound Sterling
USD exchange rate0.63
GDP per capita16
Official languageEnglish (used in schools and for official purposes), Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Credit ratingN/R
The judiciarySupreme Court and Court of Appeal
Executive authorityHead of government: Chief Minister. Government: Council of Ministers appointed from among 17 elected members of Parliament Governor in consultation with the Chief Minister
Legislative authoritiesGovernor and House of Assembly (18 members, 15 of whom are elected for 4 years, the Speaker appointed by the Governor and two members of the House of Assembly consists of ex-officio)
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesДа
Legal systemCommon Law based on English Common Law
Terms of purchasing ready-made company2-3 недели
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameНет
Local registered officeДа
Organizational and Legal FormsPRIVATE COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES EXEMPT PRIVATE COMPANY PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES - THE GIBRALTAR 1992 COMPANY QUALIFYING COMPANY BRANCH OF OVERSEAS COMPANY NoN-RESIDENT COMPANY GENERAL PARTNERSHIP LIMITED PARTNERSHIP SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP TRUSTS FOUNDATIONS
Terms of registration5 - 8 days, an express check
Indication of BPA in the nameLimited or Ltd
Prohibited expressions in the nameassociation, royal, imperial, trust, trustee, bank, assurance, insurance, holdings, group, Europe, Gibraltar, international
Local registered agentНет
The information required to be kept at the registered officeRegister of directors, shareholders, bail bonds, the nominal documentation
Shares and share capital
Standard currencyBritish (Gibraltar) Pound Sterling
Information about the beneficiary is disclosed2 pound sterling
The minimum amount of the issued capital2 shares
Bearer sharesДа
Terms of payment of the issued capitalimmediately after the shares
The usual size of the authorized capital2000 pounds sterling
Usual nominal value of shares1 pound sterling
Possibility to issue shares without par valueНет
Taxation
VATНет
Basic corporate tax rate0.00%
Basic corporate tax rate0-10%
Capital gains taxНет
Currency controlНет
The tax on personal income30%
Corporate tax rates detailsfor resident companies - 10%; for non-resident - 0%. Update February 2018: 20% rate applies to utility companies and companies that abuse a dominant position.
Government duty£ 200 annually
Stamp dutyДа
Other taxesProperty tax, social contributions
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors1
The requirement for residency directorsНет
Director of legal entities are allowedДа
The data reveals to the local agentДа
Data field to the public registryДа
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryДа
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryДа
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryДа
Legal entity as the SecretaryДа
Shareholder and beneficiary
Minimum number of shareholders1
Data is entered in the public registerДа
Shareholders residency requirementНет
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedДа
Information may be disclosed to the local agentДа
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableДа
Meeting / regularity / placeannually, outside Gibraltar
Reporting
The requirement for filing reportsДа
Open access to reportsНет
Statutory auditНет
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnНет
Open access to the Annual ReturnНет
The requirement for reportsДа
Membership in the OECDНет
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationДа
Trademark Registration
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
284.40 N/A 534.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 819.00 0.00
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