Total area - 22,800 sq km
Population - 366,954
Political status - Parliamentary monarchy
Capital - Belmopan
Official language - English
Official currency - Belizean Dollar (BZD)
Time zone - GMT - 6


Basic Information
1. Political Stability1. Good
2. British Based Legal System2.Yes
3. Type of Company3. IBC
4. Migration of Domicile Permitted4. Yes
5. Tax by Jurisdiction on Offshore Profits5. Nil
Corporate Requirements
1. Minimum Number of Shareholders
1. One
2. Minimum Number of Directors
2. One
3. Corporate Directors Permitted
3. Yes
4. Secretary Required
4. No
5. Standard Authorised Capital
5. USD 50,000
6. Bearer Shares Permitted6. Yes (*E)
Local Requirements​
1. Registered Office/ Registered Agent
1. Yes
2. Company Secretary
2. No
3. Local Directors
3. No
4. Local Meetings
4. No
Due Diligence / Disclosure
1. Due Diligence Required
1. Yes
2. Disclosure of Beneficial Owner on Public File
2. No (*BA)
3. Government Filing of Register of Directors/Secretary
3. No
4. Government Filing of Register of Shareholders
4. No
Annual Requirements
1. Annual Return
1. No
2. Audited Accounts
2. No
Shelf Companies AvailableNo
Days to Incorporate Companies on Request (Approx.)3-4
Tax Treaties AccessYes

*BA – Only to Registered Agent

*E – Subject to custodian provision



  • Belize is a classical tax-free jurisdiction that does not require complicated procedures for company maintenance or annual reporting.
  • An additional benefit of company incorporation in Belize the legislation which allows the name of the incorporated company to be stated not only in English, but also in other alphabets (Chinese, Cyrillic) or in any other existing writing.
  • The name of a Belize IBC company must end with the words "Incorporated", "Corporation", "Limited", or suffixes such as "Inc.", "Corp.", "Ltd.", "S.A.", etc.


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Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus

70003517 in Cyprus
+357 22258800 from abroad

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