Registration of companies & enterprises in Belize PDF Print E-mail


“Expert SM”, an international law & consulting company, assists in registration offshore companies in Belize.


Belize is located at the northeastern end of Central America, south east of Mexico. There is an estimated population of 300,000. The official language is English and Spanish and its currency is the Belize dollar which is fixed to the US dollar at BZ$2=US$1. The primary industries are Agriculture, tourism and offshore industry also benefits from a number of preferential market access arrangements. This country is currently a member of Commonwealth, The United Nations, The Organization of American States and The Association of Caribbean States. The government of Belize is operated on the principles of parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster System similar to England and contract and commercial law is based on the English law model.


Here are the main characteristics of the Belize offshore company :


Company type: International Business Company (IBC)

Governing corporate legislation: The Belize International Financial Service Commission is the governing authority and companies are regulated under the IBC Act 1999

Information published relating to company officers: There is no public register of company officers

Confidentiality: Belize offers a high level of anonymity and privacy

Accounting requirement: No accounting / reporting requirements

Taxation: No taxes of any sort

Legislation: Modern offshore legislation

Standard Currency: US$

Time to form: Belize has a fast and efficient Registry

Stability: Stable jurisdiction with very good reputation

Communication: Good communication means

Time zone Convenient world time zone : GMT-6

Secretary required: No

Paid up capital requirement: No paid up capital requirement

Basis of legal System: Under Common Law

Minimum shareholders / directors: Minimum of 1 Director / Shareholder

Bearer shares: Bearer Shares are permitted

Fees: € 790.- to incorporate and € 690.- per year. Detailed Fees