Company formation in Mauritius

The most popular corporate registration form in Mauritius is the Authorised Company (AC)


capital gains tax, or withholding tax


minimum paid up share capital


foreign ownership


countries have signed a double taxation avoidance agreement with Mauritius

Step by Step Description

Step 1. Initial Setup:

  • Initiating a preliminary project assessment
  • Preparation and filing of the package of documents

Step 2. Company registration:

  • Verification and reservation of the company name at the Mauritius Financial Service Commission
  • Facilitating the notarial process for the company's official registration
  • Incorporating the company's data into the Mauritius Financial Service Commission
  • Obtaining the Certificate of incorporation from the Mauritius Financial Service Commission, Memorandum and Articles of Association

We also can help with:

  • Company secretarial services
  • Opening bank accounts
  • Preparing apostilled documents
  • Further legal support

Requirements for a AC in Mauritius

Before deciding to set up a new company in Mauritius, read the information below to understand the characteristics of a Authorised Company:

The type of company is a Authorised Company (AC).

Number of directors/shareholders – minimum of 1 director/shareholder.

Share capital – no paid up capital requirement.

Liability – the liability of its shareholders is limited to the amount of capital they have invested in the company through their shares.

Accounting – abbreviated balance sheet to be produced on a yearly basis - Accounting price list.

Document requirements:

Taxation in Mauritius:

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