Bahamas Company Formation


Bahamas Company. Bahamas Offshore Company.

KGN specializes in Bahamas Company Formation and opening Bahamas Offshore Bank Accounts.

Bahamas Offshore Company Registration – Overview

The Bahamas is an ideal financial location for individuals and corporations seeking to gain tax advantages with confidentiality. A Bahamas Offshore Company can be used for asset protection, estate planning, tax mitigation and privacy. The most direct path toward attaining these advantages is by the formation of an international business company, commonly referred to as a Bahamas IBC.

Key Benefits of Bahamas Offshore Company

Exemption from all local taxes and stamp duty

Maximum confidentiality and anonymity

Ease of operation, maintenance and control

Asset security

No disclosure or minimum capital requirements

The minimum number of shareholder is one

The minimum number of director is one

Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services

No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings

Highly competitive fees and costs


Principal Corporate Legislation

The IBC Act 2000 and The IBC (Amendment) Act 2004 as amended.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Entity for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

IBC – International Business Company.

Bahamas Offshore Company – Key Facts

Share Capital

Standard authorised share capital is US$50,000. Minimum paid up share capital is US$1.

Classes of Share Available

Registered shares, shares of no par value, preference shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without voting rights.

Bearer Shares

Not permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

Cannot trade within the Bahamas or own real estate there. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Agent Required


Registered Office Required

Yes, must be maintained in the Bahamas.


The minimum number of directors is one. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in the Bahamas. Corporate directors are permitted.


The minimum number of shareholders is one.

Publicly Accessible Records


Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors


Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders


Personal Presence Required




Double Taxation Treaty Access


Requirements to File Accounts


Requirement to File Annual Return


Requirement to File Annual Return


Audit Requirements


Exchange Control


Language of Name


Restricted Words

Words such as “Assurance”, “Bank”, “Building Society”, “Royal”, “Trust” etc. will require justification.

Name of a Company

The words “Limited”, “Corporation”, “Incorporated”, “Societe Anonyme”, “Sociedad Anonima”, “Gesellschaft mit beschrГ¤nkter Haftung”, “Corporation” or Ltd, Corp., Inc., S.A., GmbH must be part of the name of every IBC.

Time to Incorporate

One week.

Bahamas Company Formation Prices

Bahamas Company Formation Package Includes:

Company Name Check

Initial Business Approval

Preparation of Application Documents

Company Registration Fee

Registered Office Address for 1 year

Registered Agent Services for 1 year

Government filing fee

Memorandum & Articles of Association

Minutes of first meeting appointing the director(s)

Share Certificate(s)

Register of shareholders

Register of directors

Starting at: $2550

Why Choose KGN ?

We’ve been helping business owners since 1996

Incorporating your business is our focus

We make a complex process fast and easy

We work closely with Companies Registries to guarantee our service

Fastest offshore companies & accounts – Most competitive pricing worldwide

Services Offered

KGN provides the following services in the Bahamas

Bahamas Company Formation

Registered Office and Agent Services

Secretarial Services

Nominee Shareholder / Nominee Director

Opening of Bank Accounts

Full Administration Services

Mailing Address

Trademark Registration

Bahamas – General Information

Location: Chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba.

Area: total: 13,880 sq km, land: 10,010 sq km, water: 3,870 sq km. …

Natural resources: Salt, aragonite, timber, arable land.
Population: 329,988.

Capital: Nassau.

Time Zone: UTC−5.

Languages: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants).

Government type: Parliamentary democracy (Parliament) under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm.

Legal system: Common law system based on the English model.

International organization participation: ACP, AOSIS, C, Caricom, CDB, CELAC, FAO, G-77, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC (NGOs), ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO (correspondent), ITSO, ITU, LAES, MIGA, NAM, OAS, OPANAL, OPCW, Petrocaribe, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNWTO, UPU, WCO, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO (observer).

Economy: The Bahamas has the second highest per capita GDP in the English-speaking Caribbean with an economy heavily dependent on tourism and financial services. Tourism accounts for approximately 50% of GDP and directly or indirectly employs half of the archipelago’s labor force. Financial services constitute the second-most important sector of the Bahamian economy, accounting for about 15% of GDP. Manufacturing and agriculture combined contribute less than 7% of GDP and show little growth, despite government incentives aimed at those sectors.

Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD).

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Requirement to File Annual Return