Registration of IBC takes place at:

International Business Companies Registry,
Marina Towers, Suite 201
Newtown Barracks,
Belize City, Belize

Applicable to: Foreigners who may want to form a company under the International Business Act Revised Edition 2000.

Requirements for IBCs:

Each IBC is required to have a registered office and a registered agent in Belize. An IBC does not:

  • Conduct business with persons resident in Belize;
  • Own an interest in real estate property in Belize
  • Perform as a registered agent for another Belizean IBC

How to apply: Contact a licensed Registered Agent in order to form a company. (Licensed agents are listed on the IBCR website at N.B. Prices may vary.

Advantages of IBCs in Belize

  • Exemption from all forms of local taxation including stamp duty
  • Speedy and simple registration
  • Only one subscriber is required; thereafter one shareholder and one director are required
  • There are limited filing requirements, mainly certificate of incorporation, memorandum and articles of association
  • No foreign exchange controls
  • Low registration fee for new incorporations
  • No requirements for citizenship or residency for directors, officers or shareholders.

For Further Information Contact:
International Business Companies Registry
Marina Towers, Suite 201
Newtown Barracks,
Belize City, Belize
Tel: +(501) 223-5108
Fax: +(501) 223-5124