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