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Key Corporate Features & Document Requirements for Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Type of Company Private/Public Limited
Type of Law Common
Shelf company availability Yes
Our time to establish a new company Normal with 1 working day or 4 working hours in urgent
Minimum government fees (excluding taxation) US$561
Corporate Taxation Nil on Foreign Profits
Double Taxation Treaty Access Yes
Share capital or equivalent
Standard currency HK$
Permitted currencies Any
Minimum paid up share 1
Usual authorised Not Applicable
Minimum number One
Local required No, but at least 1 natural person
Publicly accessible records Yes
Location of meetings Anywhere
Minimum number One
Publicly accessible records Yes
Location of meetings Anywhere
Company Secretary
Required Yes
Local or qualified Local
Requirements to prepare Yes
Audit requirements Yes
Requirements to file accounts Yes
Publicly accessible accounts No
Requirement to file annual return Yes
Change in domicile permitted No

Documents required from customers

  • Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director
  • Proof of residential address of each director and shareholder (Must be in English or certified translation version)
  • The proposed company names
  • The issued  share capital and par value of shares

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