What are the minimum requirements for setting up a Hong kong private company?

Updated time: Dec 28, 2015 , 16:52 (UTC+08:00)

Anybody can form a Hong Kong company. Basic Hong Kong company formation must include at least:

  • one Director (individual)
  • one Shareholder (individual or corporate)
  • one Secretary Company
  • a Registered Office Address in Hong Kong (PO Box is not allowed)

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There is no prescribed minimum share capital. For practical purposes, this is not usually less than HK$ 10,000 or the equivalent in a foreign currency. There is a capital duty of 0.1% payable on the authorised share capital (subject to a cap of HK$ 30,000).

At last, the minimum requirement to form a private limited company is one Shareholder/Director who can be the same person.

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