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Shelf Company in Seychelles

Updated on Wednesday 21st November 2018

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Ready-made companies or shelf companies as they are known, are already registered firms which are kept on a “shelf” until they age. There are varied reasons why entrepreneurs from abroad choose this kind of entity as a suitable start for their activities in the market in the insular state.

For additional details about how to purchase a shelf company in Seychelles, our specialists in company formation in Seychelles are at your disposal.

Information about shelf companies in Seychelles

Shelf companies in Seychelles can also be used as offshore firms and are preferred by investors who want to start their operations in a fast manner without having to wait for a normal incorporation process. Aged offshore companies in Seychelles are approved and ready to be used on the market. Please consider that once such company has been purchased, the entrepreneur must register it with the Registrar of Companies in the insular state. Furthermore, when purchasing a ready-made company, a local or an international offshore bank account must be opened.

Our company formation agents in Seychelles can assist all clients interested in purchasing a ready-made company in Seychelles with complete information about the ownership transfer and the related documents.

How to purchase a ready-made company in Seychelles

Shelf companies can be purchased from accredited companies specialized in offering business registration services. A sale-purchase contract will be signed followed by the transfer of the company to the new owner.

Foreign entrepreneurs buying ready-made companies in Seychelles must know the following:

  • -       even if registered, the shelf company must be re-registered with the Companies House in Seychelles;
  • -       the new owner must also choose and appoint new directors for the company;
  • -       the shares of the company must also be allocated to one or more shareholders;
  • -       the internal regulations of the company must be prepared and registered with the Trade Register.

These changes can be completed once the Seychelles shelf company is bought.

Below, you can watch a video on shelf companies in Seychelles:

The uses of shelf companies in Seychelles

Seychelles shelf companies can be used for the following:

  • -       commercial activities, such as selling or buying a wide range of products;
  • -       trading activities on stock markets, investment, and savings;
  • -       as holding companies and administration of movable and immovable property;
  • -       for online activities, such as e-commerce and internet trading.

Our advisors in Seychelles can offer more information on the uses of shelf companies and company formation services in Seychelles. 

Why buy a shelf company in Seychelles?

Before we mention the advantages of a shelf company in Seychelles, we remind that such business entity can start the activities once all the documents have been signed and received, whether you are a local entrepreneur of from overseas. A ready-made company in Seychelles has never been used, it has no activities, and therefore no liabilities or debts. Offshore ready-made companies in Seychelles are purchased in complete confidentiality, and details about the name of the proprietorships will not be publicly displayed and will not be accessed by the authorities in Seychelles.

As a short conclusion, we mention that ready-made companies in Seychelles have rapidly become popular and preferred in the insular state, due to a fast incorporation and implementation in the jurisdiction, and complete credibility.

For a proper understanding of how you can buy a shelf company in Seychelles and the requirements in this matter, we invite you to contact our team of agents in company incorporation in Seychelles.



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