Hong Kong Incorporation Process
Step 1 - Guidance
A company may be registered with an English
Chinese name, or both.
The company name must be approved before you can proceed
with the incorporation of a Hong Kong company. A company
name with a combination of English words/letters and
Chinese characters is not allowed. An English company
name must end with the word “Limited” and a Chinese
company name must end with the characters “有限公司”.
At least one of the directors must be nature
Hong Kong requires at least one director, with an
unlimited number of maximum directors permitted.
Directors can be a person or a company, and they can be
any nationality. They are not required to be a Hong Kong
resident. Directors must be 18 years or older, and they
cannot be bankrupt or have been convicted for any
Hong Kong limited private companies are
permitted to have a minimum of one shareholder with
a maximum of 50 shareholders.
Shareholders do not have a residency requirement.
Directors and shareholders can be the same person or
different people, and shareholders can be a person or a
company. Shareholders must be 18 years or older and can
be any nationality. Shareholding is permitted to be 100%
local or foreign.
It is mandatory that you appoint a company
secretary, the secretary must be ordinarily resident
in Hong Kong, a HK qualified accounting/legal
professional or a “TCSP” (Company Service Provider
If that secretary is an individual, they are usually
required to reside in Hong Kong; if the secretary is a
body corporate, their registered office or place of
business must be in Hong Kong.
In the case of a sole director/shareholder, that person
cannot also perform as company secretary. Company
secretaries are obligated to maintain the statutory
books and company records, and they are also required to
ensure company compliance with all statutory
Minimum HKD1 share capital to issued and paid
Typically, 1 share of HKD 1.00 would be the minimum for
issued or paid-up capital, and there is no cap or
restriction for the maximum amount on either type of
share capital. Share capital is not restricted to the
Hong Kong dollar, but can be represented in any major
currency. Shares can be transferred with a stamp duty
Hong Kong companies must have a local Hong Kong address
as their registered company address. Registered
addresses cannot be a P.O.Box, they are required to be a
Hong Kong limited company must prepare and keep
up-to-date beneficial ownership information of the
company, the company is responsible to identify all the
persons holding at least 25% controlling power of the
Step 4 - Processing Time
Upon your inquiry, we will
provide the following within 1 working day.
- Request FREE Company Name availability check.
- VO+ Company Incorporation Application Form and a
list of required documents from you.
- Price quotation.
We receive the identification
or incorporation documents of director and
shareholder in digital copy from you.
We will conduct an application completeness check.
Within 1 working day after finalizing all requested
documents, we will:
We prepare the incorporation documents of your
proposed company for you to sign.
We submit the incorporation
form to the government; your Hong Kong company is
ready to use within 10 working days.
After incorporation, a
corporate kit will be prepared for you, containing:
- 2 copies of Certificate of Incorporation.
- 2 copies of Business registration Certificate.
- 2 copies of company constitution (Memorandum and
Articles of Association).
- 1 photocopy of the first board meeting minutes.
- 1 company round stamp.
VOPLUS can help you with the
opening of corporate bank account at no additional
charge. (2 to 3 working days with prior appointment)
- In most cases, the director of the company needs
to be physically present to open a bank account
- Please let us know your preferred choice of bank
and we will make an appointment with the banker
to avoid having to queue at the branch.
- we will prepare all documents required
prior to the account opening and send you the
details of the minimum deposit amount for the
- Estimated processing is 4 to 6 weeks subject to
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