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Delaware Offshore Company

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Steps to company formation - Delaware

 
 
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Your account manager will ask you for official documents which are required for your company formation.
 
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Process any additional services
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Delaware Company

Good to Know
Delaware General Corporation Law, which forms the basis of the Delaware Courts' opinions, is widely regarded as giving great flexibility to corporations to manage their affairs. For these reasons, Delaware is considered to have the most business-friendly legal system in the United States, thus a great number of companies are incorporated in Delaware, including 60% of the companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Delaware offshore companies are not allowed to operate in the USA. If you would like to use your Delaware Company in the USA, please refer to the following link

Main Characteristics

Company type
Limited Liability Company (LLC).
All corporations incorporated under this particular legislation must use LLC at the end of their name.
Governing corporate legislation
The Delaware Secretary of State is the governing authority and companies are regulated under the Delaware Corporation and business law.
Information published relating to company officers
There is no public register of company officers.
Accounting requirement
No accounting/reporting requirements, provided that there are no transactions in the United States or with US persons.
Taxation
No tax of any kind provided that there are no transactions in the United States and that its owners are not US Persons.
While the company may not be liable to pay taxes, please consult with a tax/legal advisor in your country of residence, to determine your own tax liability.
Legislation
Modern offshore legislation.
Standard currency
US$
Time to form
Delaware has an efficient Registry: 2 days formation time (upon validation of your identification documents).
Stability
Stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation (USA).
Communication
Efficient communication means.
Time zone
Convenient world time zone: GMT-4
Secretary required
Optional
Paid up capital requirement
No paid up capital requirement.
Renewal Date
June 1st / each year
Basis of legal System
Under Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder
Bearer shares
Bearer shares not permitted

Documents Required

for the Creation of the Company

A certified copy Certification of a passport can be made by a notary, an attorney-at-law, a bank, a public officer, or in accordance with SFM indications. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport, a certified copy of proof of domicile dated less than three months, a curriculum vitae, as well as last 3 months' bank statement. All in original.**








Frequently Asked Questions

Offshore Company Formation in Delaware

  • Can I form a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Delaware if I live in a different country?

    Yes, you don’t need to live in the United States to form an LLC in Delaware. The only physical requirement is that the LLC must have a registered agent in Delaware. Kindly contact us to know more.
  • What type of company do you register in Delaware?

    The type of companies that we form in Delaware are known as Limited Liability Company (LLC), commonly known as a hybrid between a corporation and a partnership that allows for management and ownership to be structured efficiently and is an excellent choice for running businesses or owning assets.
  • Will my name be public once I setup a Delaware company?

    The names of the members/managers are not on public records. However such information may be revealed in the event of legal proceedings or at the request of law enforcement.
  • Will my company be subject to taxes if I setup a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Delaware?

    There is no tax of any kind provided that there are no transactions in the United States and that its members/managers are not US Persons.

    While the company may not be liable to pay taxes, please consult with a tax/legal advisor in your country of residence, to determine your own tax liability.
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  • Is there any obligation to file accounts while registering a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Delaware?

    Delaware does not require LLCs to file annual reports, provided that there are no transactions in the United States or with US persons.
  • Do I need to obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) for a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Delaware?

    An EIN number is required if your LLC will be operating in the United States and/or you are planning to open a bank account in the United States.
  • Do I need to travel at any stage to form a company or to open a bank account in Delaware?

    While the Delaware LLC can be registered remotely, it is mandatory to travel to the United States to meet the bank personally for the bank account opening process. Kindly contact us to know more.
  • Do I need to be resident in the United States to open a bank account for my Delaware company?

    You do not need to be resident in the US to be eligible for a bank account opening however you would need to have a personal address in the US. Kindly contact us to know more.


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* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
Disclaimer: Nothing on this webpage shall be construed as a contractual commitment or as a warranty. Services conditions are governed by the applicable terms and conditions.

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