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Key Corporate Features & Document Requirements for Vanuatu


Type of company International Company (BC)
Time to incorporate 3-5 days
Corporate taxation No
Standard currency Any currency
Standard authorized capital Any amount
Bearer shares Yes
Minimum number of Shareholder 1  (no public record)
Minimum number of Director 1  (no public record), Personal or Corporate
Annual Return requirement Payment of Annual Government fee only
Annual Government fee Yes, at 30 June of each year
Required registered office address within Vanuatu and appoint a Vanuatu resident as registered agent Yes
Accounting requirements No
Double taxation treaties No
Company name can end in “Corporation” or “Corp”; “Incorporated” or “Inc.”; “Limited” or “Ltd”; “Sendirian Berhad” or “Sdn Bhd”; “Societe a Responsabilite Limitee” or “SARL”; “Besloten Vennootschap” or “B.V.”; “Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung” or “GmbH”

Relative Countries

  1. Anguilla
  2. Bahamas
  3. Belize
  4. Brunei
  5. BVI
  6. Cayman
  7. Cyprus
  8. Delaware
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Jersey
  12. Malta
  13. Marshall Islands
  14. Mauritius GBC1
  15. Mauritius GBC2
  16. Panama
  17. RAK
  18. Samoa
  19. Seychelles
  20. Singapore
  21. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  22. Switzerland
  23. UK - public Limited
  24. UK- Private Limited
  25. UK-LLP