The establishment of a Hong Kong Limited is simple. It is subject to almost no restrictions
apart from that there may not be another Hong Kong Limited registered in Hong Kong
with the same name. Necessary for registration is at least one director, one shareholder,
a local ‘Company Secretary’ and a registered company address in Hong Kong. None of
the directors or shareholders need to be Hong Kong residents.
Private Limited Companies
Most companies operating in Hong Kong are private limited companies.
Time to Incorporate
Incorporation of a Hong Kong company takes around 5 days however ready made Limited’s
are also available and the same day operational.
Only one director is required and there are no restrictions on nationality or residency.
Incorporated Companies can also act as a director. There is no requirement for board
meetings to be held in Hong Kong. The sole director cannot be the secretary of the
Only one shareholder is required. Shareholder meetings do not have to take place
in Hong Kong. Nominee shareholders are allowed and anonymity can be achieved by the
use of our nominee shareholder service.
A Hong Kong company must have a company secretary. It can either be an individual
or a limited company.
If the secretary is an individual, it must be a resident in Hong Kong. If the secretary
is a corporate body, its registered office must be in Hong Kong.
Separate classes of shares with different rights to dividends are permitted, subject
only to any restrictions in the company's Articles of Association.
Annual General Meeting
Hong Kong companies are regulated by an Ordinance based on UK company law. Apart
from tax related matters, the only other compliance requirement is that an Annual
General Meeting is held within 18 months of incorporation, then at least once every
year thereafter to receive the accounts and to elect/appoint officers.
Ready Made Companies
Hong Kong ready made companies with standard Memorandum and Articles designed to
permit most general activities are available making it possible to commence business
at very short notice. Our ready made companies are in good standing, are not the
subject of any insolvency proceedings and have not entered into any contracts or
engaged in any business activities.
How to order a Hong Kong Limited
Necessary data, such as the name of the Limited, the shareholders, the first director(s),
the Company secretary and the registered Company address in Hong Kong can be completed
by email. So it is no need for client visiting Hong Kong to register the Limited.More
Hong Kong Private Limited 1200 USD
Hong Kong Ready Made Company - same day 1350 USD
Includes the standard Private Limited Company formation in Hong Kong plus the Certificate
of Good Standing for your Company, Change of name - if required and Transfers to