Company Incorporation

There are 3 ways of forming a limited company in Hong Kong: by either setting up a whole new company or purchasing a ready-made company (or named shelf company).

For case of whole new company, you can specify your preferred company name, but the registration process time is relatively longer. For case of ready-made company, you have to select your company name from a given list which includes never-used shelf company names, but the processing time will be shorter.

The Electronic registration It takes 1 working day Only

We offer our customers the latest electronic registration services. This method combines the shelf company method and the tradition method. The advantages are that the customers can choose the company name and it only takes 1 day. However, the customer will not be the first director or shareholder.

Traditional Method It takes 7 working days Only

Customers can customize the company name, be the first director and shareholder.

Shell Company. Fast and convenient. It takes 1 working day Only 

This is currently the most efficient way. Customers can choose a company from a list of shelf companies that Capital World has on offer. We will then transfer the shares to the customer and replace the director to make it the customer’s company.
This method takes 3 days.

 Minimum Requirment

  1. A unique company name is required.
  2. There are restrictions to including some words in the company name. (E.g. banks, trusts, chamber etc.)
  3. The company name can be registered in Chinese or English.
  4. English company names are required to finish with ‘Limited’

 Share Capital

  1. The market generally authorizes capital of HKD$ 10,000.00 divided into 10,000 shares of HKD$1 per share.
  2. To increase the registered capital, the company needs to pay a capital duty.

 Shareholders and Director

At least one director, 18 years of age or older, of any nationality. At least one shareholder, can be any nationality. Hong Kong company secretary identity cards must be filled by local residents or corporate groups in Hong Kong. The company secretary is generally provided by the company.

 Registered address

Registered address: The registered address must be located in Hong Kong, and cannot be a post office box address. A letter will be sent to all registered office of the company. Customers can choose the registered address from our company's secretarial services.

 Processing time

7 days Only

 Minimum Requirment

  1. A unique company name is required.
  2. There are restrictions to including some words in the company name. (E.g. banks, trusts, chamber etc.)
  3. The company name can be registered in Chinese or English.
  4. English company names are required to finish with ‘Limited’
  5. The customer will not be the first director or shareholder’

 Share Capital

  1. The market generally authorizes capital of HKD$ 10,000.00 divided into 10,000 shares of HKD$1 per share.
  2. To increase the registered capital, the company needs to pay a capital duty.

 Shareholders and Director

At least one director, 18 years of age or older, of any nationality. At least one shareholder, can be any nationality. Hong Kong company secretary identity cards must be filled by local residents or corporate groups in Hong Kong. The company secretary is generally provided by the company.

 Registered address

Registered address:
The registered address must be located in Hong Kong, and cannot be a post office box address. A letter will be sent to all registered office of the company. Customers can choose the registered address from our company's secretarial services.

 Processing time

1 days Only

 Shelf companies are in use in most of the countries, such as Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Cayman Islands and other places, and are extremely common and in most of the cases are not risky. See More

Typically, a shelf company before the sale, will not have a director, so the company will not have the power to conduct business, so there is no potential risk to those buying it. In addition, when customers buy a shelf company, the consulting services will issue guarantees to prove that there were no activity before the share transfer and the counseling services take responsibility for anything that happened before the transfer date. Therefore, customers do not need to worry about any potential liability.
Ready Made Hong Kong companies only need very short periods of time, in general, when you provide us complete information of shareholders & Directors. After three working days, we can give you the full set of company documents.
You can change the company's name any time after the process has been done. But, the newly registered companies intending to use the name is also needs to check whether the name is available before submitting documents to the Registrar of Companies to change the name.

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