TYPES OF ENTITIES
 

Types of entities

1.

International Business Company (IBC)

2.

International Trust

3.

Company Special License

4.

Protected Cell Company

5.

Limited Partnership (LP)

Language of name

Any, as long as it is in standard Latin alphabet characters

Name restrictions

1.

Any name identical or similar to a company already incorporated

2.

Any name that implies patronage of the Seychelles, or any other government

3.

Any name that implies patronage of the British Royal family

4.

Use of words such as Assurance, Bank, Broker, Brokerage, Building Society, Chamber of Commerce, Chartered, Cooperative, Foundation, Fund management, Government, Imperial, Insurance, Investment Fund, Municipal, Reinsurance, Republic, Royal, Savings, Trust, Trustee, Trustees, University, as well as their variations and equivalents in other languages

5.

Any name that may imply that a company intends to undertake an undesirable activity or those not permitted under the laws of Seychelles

Restrictions in activities

1.

Cannot trade within the Seychelles

2.

Cannot own real estate in the Seychelles

3.

Cannot undertake the business of banking, insurance, reinsurance, assurance, fund management, asset management (other than managing the company’s own assets)

4.

Cannot provide registered office facilities in the Seychelles

5.

Cannot advertise/promote sale of its shares to the general public

Currency of authorized capital

Any (usually USD)