HK Offshore Company
Generally, Hong Kong companies are being used because of following advantages:
With British legal system as background which is well adopted, Hong Kong has very stable social and political environment. English and Chinese as bilingual legal language.
Being international center of information exchange and transportation hub. Close to and with excellent relationship with Mainland China
Wide freedom on choosing the company name
No restriction on the business scope except special business which requires special certification
With very low tax rate. Tax exempt for income not incurred in Hong Kong (offshore income)
No restriction on the capital and do not need capital verification
With very active and freedom in manpower, logistic, fund transferring and financial activities. No restriction in fund transfer to and from most part of the world. No custom duty on the import-export goods, etc.
Easy to get the residence certification. The client can apply for the multi-entry into Hong Kong when your company pay tax
Key Corporate Features
Type of Company
Common Law + Basic Law
Minimum Number of Shareholders
Minimum Number of Directors
Filing of Annual Return
Hong Kong Shelf-companies
Beneficiary Owner (s)
Filings Shareholder (s)
Filing Director (s)
Same company name is prohibited according to Hong Kong Company Registry
Either an English name or Chinese name; or
Both English and Chinese name
Shareholder(s) and Director(s)
No nationality restriction
Individual and/or Corporate shareholder is acceptable
Corporate director is acceptable but at least one natural person as director
Note: New companies Ordinance effective on 3rd. March 2014. Every private company should have a natural person director.
Company secretary and Registered Address
Comply with Hong Kong Ordinance, appointment of Company Secretary and Registered Address is required.
Note: If join our “Company Secretary” and “Registered Address” parking services, this information is no need to provide.
Minimum subscribed share capital is 1 share (equivalent to HKD1)
No par-value for share(s)
Note: No capital duty required on or after 1st. June 2012 for new incorporation, increase of nominal share capital and allotment of shares