Advantages of Marshall Islands 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
- A Marshall Islands IBC requires a minimum of one shareholder
- A Marshall Islands IBC requires a minimum of one director
- Corporate directors and shareholders are permitted
- Excellent and flexible post-incorporation follow-up services
- No statutory requirement to hold annual general meetings
- Highly competitive fees and costs
Marshall Islands Company – Legislation
Principal Corporate Legislation
The Associations Law of the Republic of the Marshall Islands 1990.
Type of Law
Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents
Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning
Marshall Islands IBC – International Business Company
Marshall Islands Company Registration – Key Facts
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 are permitted.
Restrictions on Trading
A Marshall Islands offshore company cannot trade within the Marshall Islands. Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.
Registered Agent Required
Each Marshall Islands Offshore Company must have a Registered Agent in the Marshall Islands.
Registered Office Required
Each Marshall Islands Offshore Company must have a Registered Office in the Marshall Islands, provided by a licenced service provider.
A Marshall Islands Company requires a minimum of one director. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in the Marshall Islands. Corporate directors are permitted.
A Marshall Islands Company requires a minimum of one shareholder.
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
Language of Name
Words such as “Assurance”, “Bank”, “Building Society”, “Royal”, “Trust Company”, “Trustee Company” etc. are not allowed.
Name of a Company
The words “Limited”, “Corporation”, “Incorporated”, “Public Limited Company”, “Societe Anonyme”, “Sociedad Anonima” or Ltd, Corp., Inc., PLC, S.A. must be part of the name of every Marshall Islands company.
Time to Incorporate
Samuel Lewis Avenue and 55th Street PH SL 55 Building, Suit 3 Panama City, Panama
0834-1987 Panama, Republic of Panama
Toll free from the US/Canada: + 1-800-961-9655
Toll free from Switzerland: + 41 0800-562068
From the UK please dial: +44-2081149531