St Lucia Offshore Company main characteristics:
|St Lucia International Business Companies Act of 1999 and International Business Companies Regulations, 2000.|
|There is a public registry. However, no names of shareholders, directors and officers are visible. Only the momorandum and articles of association are publicly accessible.|
|St Lucia offers a high level of anonymity and privacy. The International Business Companies Act provides for confidentiality of shareholders, directors and officers.|
|No accounting/reporting requirements. However, The IBC is required to keep financial documents (receipts, invoices etc.) to reflect the financial position of the company. These documents must be kept at the company's registered office in St Lucia.|
|No taxes of any sort for all transactions made outside of the jurisdiction, and a 1% tax on local transactions.|
|Modern offshore legislation.|
|St Lucia has a fast and efficient registry: it takes about 48-72 hours to register a company.
|Stable jurisdiction with a very good reputation.|
|Efficient communication means.|
|Convenient world time zone: UTC/GMT-4|
|No paid up capital requirement.|
|Under Civil Law and Common Law.|
|Minimum of 1 director/shareholder|
|Bearer shares not permitted|
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE CREATION OF THE COMPANY
A notarized/apostilled copy of your passport, notarized/proof of domicile dated less than three months, and a letter of reference from your bank.
Information on St Lucia
Saint Lucia offers customers many advantages for setting up an IBC company. As an offshore jurisdiction, St Lucia gives entrepreneurs the choice between paying only 1% tax or electing to be exempt from any kind of taxation, whatsoever. St Lucia enjoys a highly professional and very stable financial services infrastructure as well as an excellent reputation.
Saint Lucia is an sovereign island country located in the eastern portion of the Caribbean Sea, where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the Lesser Antilles, located right next to St Vincent, Barbados, and Martinique. Its capital is Castries, which is also its main financial center.
Saint Lucia measures 617 km2 (238.23 sq mi) long. Most of the country lies within the Hurricane Belt. Saint Lucia has a medium sized population for a country in this region, with approximately 180,000 inhabitants. Saint Lucia is a mixed jurisdiction, having a legal system based in part on both the civil law and common law. The official language is English. English is used in education, government, religion, and other formal and professional domains.