Company formation in Vanuatu

The most popular corporate registration form in Vanuatu is the International Company (IC)


corporate income tax rate


minimum paid up share capital

$983 million

the GDP of the Vanuatu in 2022

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 Vanuatu Financial Services Commission
  • Facilitating the notarial process for the company's official registration
  • Opening a bank account and depositing a $1 of the share capital
  • Incorporating the company's data into the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission
  • Obtaining the Certificate of incorporation from the Vanuatu Financial Services 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 IC in Vanuatu

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

The type of company is an International Company (IC).

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

Company secretary – at least 1 company secretary.

Share capital – minimum paid $1. The standard share capital is $10,000.00.

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

Accounting – no filing of accounts or reporting requirements.

Document requirements:

Taxation in Vanuatu:

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