Incorporation of Hong Kong Companies

Hong Kong, as an international financial centre, has established legal system, simplified taxation system, low taxation rate, well-equipped infrastructure and communication facilities, and high quality professionals which attracts worldwide investors. Hong Kong offers unlimited business opportunities, and serves as a platform to global economy and commerce.

Why incorporating Hong Kong company?

  • Sound legal system

  • Gaining international credit by making use of Hong Kong’s reputation

  • Enjoying multiple financing channels

  • No foreign exchange controls, funds can be circulated freely

  • No limitation on business scope and simple follow-up service

  • Simplified taxation system, low taxation rate

  • Chinese names are permitted and can be included on certificate of incorporation

Basic Requirements for incorporation

  • At least one shareholder and director over 18 years old

  • One legal secretary (position taken by a Hong Kong permanent resident or Hong Kong company)

  • Must have registered address in Hong Kong (a post office box is not acceptable)

Annual maintenance requirements

  • Submit annual return to Companies Registry annually with filing fee

  • Renew business registration annually

  • Notify Companies Registry for any changes on registered address, directorship, company secretary and significant controllers

  • Must have annual audit of the Company’s accounts

  • Must maintain a register of significant controllers