Mauritius Foreign Company Registration

Mauritius foreign company registration

Mauritius foreign company registration

Our service area: Mauritius foreign company registration, formation or incorporation as law and process of the country

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Company Registration Mauritius

Mauritius foreign company registration is applied under Company Act 2001 and financial-service-act-2007 .There are two types of companies incorporated as normal case:

1. Company holding a Category 1 Global Business License (GBC 1) Generally called resident company.
2. Company holding a Category 2 Global Business License (GBC 2) It is an offshore company.

Find here to apply through Corporate & Business Registration Department Online Search

Requirement of company registration in Mauritius

  • Share holder will submit consent copy where share holders number of shares, qualification, paid up capital will be declared and this is basic requirement of company formation in Mauritius.
  • Additional require papers of company formation process are: Certificate of reservation, passport copy of directors, residence permit copy, directors address and address of secretary.
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Company registration process in Mauritius

Company registration process in Mauritius

Company registration process in Mauritius

Kindly follow step by step of company registration process in Mauritius:

  • As GBC 1 (Global Business Company 1)
  • Company name is used as following titles: Limited, incorporated, corporation
  • This category company is liable to pay tax of the corporation upon revenue;
  • Foreign branches are not allowed for trading under this company formation rules in Mauritius;
  • As company registration process in Mauritius GBC 1 category company can hold by minimum 1 director and 1 share holder;
  • Each company shall appoint one company secretary to meet requirement as company registration process in Mauritius;
  • Company can enjoy double taxation treaty and find treaty agreement countries list as foreign investors;
  • There is no capital gaining tax applicable under this company;
  • Generally authorized capital is US$ 1,000,000 for the companies where minimum 2 shares should be holding by the share holders;
  • Banking, insurance, reinsurance, investment and trust and fund management companies are restricted to incorporate business;
  • Company cannot offer public sharing as policy of company law being foreign investors;
  • Corporate tax rate starts from 0% to 3 percent and maximum 15 percent in some cases;
  • Companies are not liable to submit audit report under this category;

Private limited company registration in Mauritius

Private Limited company registration in Mauritius

Private Limited company registration in Mauritius

Under GBC 2, Global Business Company 2, online-submission-platform

  • Those Mauritius are offshore companies not allowed to start business in Mauritius
  • Bank, insurance, reinsurance, fund, investment, trust business are not allowed private limited company registration in Mauritius under this category
  • Private limited company registration in Mauritius under GBC2 category foreign owners can hold 100 percent ownership
  • No local directors are required to meet company registration in Mauritius
  • To incorporate GBC 2 Company’s one director and 1 share holder is sufficient to meet requirement
  • GBC 2 Company cannot enjoy double tax treaty under GBC 2
  • Company authorized capital is US$ 100,000 generally issued where one director is least to meet requirement of company incorporation in Mauritius
  • Paid up capital of company can be any number as US Dollar 1
  • Each company shall have registered address of business;
  • Corporate Tax rate is zero where no need to submit annual return to government;

Banks for non resident in Mauritius

As normal procedure to open bank account owners seek reliable banks as below:

  • Mauritius Commercial Bank
  • Bramer Bank Mauritius
  • Bank One Mauritius
  • HSBC Mauritius
  • Bank of Baroda Mauritius
  • Standard Chartered Bank Mauritius
  • ABC Banking Corporation Mauritius
  • Indian Ocean International Bank
  • Habib Bank
  • Banque des Mascareignes
  • Barclays Bank

Company registration service, fee in Mauritius

Do not hesitate to contact us for any guide line of company registration service, fee in Malaysia as foreigner.

1.  fee GBC1 Fees US $ 6000-7000
2. fees GBC 2 Fees US$ 3000
  • Annual fees: contact us to know
  • Additional information of Mauritius foreign company registration- formation process:
  • Non residence shall apply for permission of working and investor or employment visa to the authority;
  • Government is flexible on overseas investors to establish fresh corporation in different sectors where they wish within law;
  • Garments, Textiles, Technology, Mineral and some other sectors are preferred by the non citizens to investment;
  • Freely generate revenue is allowed by government as non residence entrepreneur;
  • Free Zone is open to begin manufacturing and services organization with enjoying tax free method;
  • Banks of Mauritius friendly and familiar with non national corporation;

Time line of company registration in Mauritius

1. Time Line 2 weeks, maximum GBC 1
2. Time Line 2-3 weeks, maximum GBC 2

Branch Office Open in Mauritius

  • There are different approval papers of the mother corporation with attested by embassy;
  • Meeting decision from sponsors;
  • Power is authorized a person who shall proceed taking liabilities in favor of mother organization;
  • About more a month (4 weeks ) might needful to complete registration process;
  • Permission to opens liaison business is given from related ministry in Mauritius;

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