Company Formation and Incorporation

A Companies Formation & Incorporation

An offshore company is a legally registered entity operating in a foreign country, offering financial, legal, and tax advantages. With over a decade of experience, Desfran specializes in offshore formations and compliance across various jurisdictions like the British Virgin Islands, Belize, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Labuan, Panama, Seychelles, etc Common reasons for offshore company formation include:
  • Low Business Tax
  • Asset Protection
  • Ease of Administration (No tax return, no audit, no local director/shareholder)
  • Confidentiality
  • Lower Setup and Maintenance Costs
As a comprehensive service provider, Desfran’s team continues to assist clients worldwide in the formation and incorporation of their companies.




Cayman Islands



Hong Kong






St. Vincent and the Grenadines


The United Kingdom


Commons FAQs

Key points to consider:

  • Identify your preferred jurisdiction for offshore entity
  • Prepare 3 different entity names for registration
  • Passport copy or identification copy
  • Proof of residence (within the last 3 months)

The charges for nominee director varies for the different jurisdictions but they typically range from around USD$2500 to USD$3500.

Most offshore entities are exempted from taxes should it be structured properly. For any specific jurisdiction, please contact us for further information.

The minimum paid up capital varies for each jurisdiction and can be as low as $0.

The number of EPs that a Singapore entity can apply depends on the turnover and number of local employees that are in the company.

There is no prerequisite requirement to open a bank account prior to incorporation. However, tax-related issues, such as the origin of corporate income may apply in some jurisdictions. For any specific locations, please contact us for further information.

The duration of incorporating an offshore entity will be dependent on the jurisdiction itself. It may take as short as a week to as long as 2 months.

Yes, in Singapore, companies can be fully foreign-owned, foreign companies are allowed to incorporate a subsidiary company and owns fully of its shares.

No physical presence is needed for the incorporation in Singapore.

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