Offshore Services
Aruba is a beautiful island located in the Caribbean Sea just above Venezuela. Aruba is considered to be one of the fasted growing offshore jurisdictions.

Apart from the usual offshore entities, the Aruba IBC and the LLC are provide an ideal vehicle for commercial vessel registration and Aruba is rapidly gaining popularity for as an ideal jurisdiction for Aircraft and other commercial vessel registration.

Requirements for an IBC:

Minimum one shareholder required.
Minimum one director is required for an Aruba IBC.
Corporate directors and shareholders are permitted.
IBC registered in Aruba must maintain a registered office in Aruba.
IBC must have a registered agent who must be a designated registered agent.
No requirement of filling Annual returns must be filled
Secretary not compulsory but recommended.
Anonymity is preserved
Exemption can be obtained for not filling annual financial statements and the annual accounts are not required to be published.
Share Capital would be standard as required. Minimum share capital is $6000 and $1 should be issued.

Incorporation Package will include the following:

  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Register of Directors
  • Share Certificates
  • Register of Shareholders
  • 1st year registered office
  • 1st year registered agent
  • 1st year Government fees
  • Minutes of the Board meeting
  • Resolutions as per requirement
  • Corporate Seal

    Any additional documents required will be provided upon request.

Carefully setup Offshore Structure must provide the following:

An offshore structure allows you to trade internationally without any major restrictions.
An offshore structure has a legal tax exempt status and therefore the company would not be paying any corporation tax.
An offshore structure would preserve anonymity for which professional chartered accountants and lawyers are appointed as nominee directors and shareholders.
Limited Liability with no requirement of the share capital being paid up.
No requirement to prepare accounts, file account and other financial statements or to get the accounts audited.
Asset protection.

Due Diligence and KYC Requirement:

To comply with Money Laundering Regulations we are required to undertake due diligence on each beneficial owner and director who intend to undertake our services.

The documents which are required are as follows:

  • Certified Passport Copy
  • Recent Utility Bill (no older than 3 months)
  • Professional Reference (e.g. prepared by a Chartered Accountant or Lawyer)
  • Bank Reference

Please note the due diligence documents can be obtained whilst your company is being incorporated. To expedite the incorporation process you can send the scanned copies of the documents via email and the originals can be posted via recorded delivery. If you are unable to provide any one of these documents then a suitable replacement for the same will have to be provided seeking our consent. Kindly note that we will not release any company documents prior to the receipt of these original documents.

For further information on the incorporation procedure, kindly contact us at +44 207 096 0245 or alternatively email us at and we would ensure that you receive the most rapid and professional service possible. We appreciate your business.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the details contained herein are correct and updated, it does not constitute legal or professional advice of any kind. Kindly consult a professional lawyer or Chartered Accountant before making any decisions. Asarpota+Sammut International do not accept any responsibility, legal or otherwise, for any errors or omission.