Please bear with us while completing the Mauritius company documents required!
The Mauritius company documents required for incorporation are lengthy, and certainly not for those seeking anonymity.
If you are looking for a respected offshore jurisdiction for a new incorporation – from where you can save millions because of its double tax treaties with India and several other countries, then this page is for you.
Incidentally, Mauritius is now the second largest investor into India!
Below is a checklist of Mauritius company documents required for any of the 4 types of business incorporation available in Mauritius:
a] GBC 1 – Resident Mauritius company
b] GBC 2 – International business corporation
c] Trust [same as GBC 1]
d] Protected Cell Company [same as GBC 1]
Know Your Client Mauritius company documents required for offshore company formation are listed below:
These are applicable for all beneficial owners, directors, secretaries, shareholders, bank account signatories and power of attorney holders.
01. PROOF OF IDENTITY
a. Passport Copy – Authenticated
b. It must bear a photograph, signature and the number and must be certified with the following wording: “Having seen the individual and the identification document at the same time I certify that this is a true copy” (clearly showing signature, name, position and company of the official) by notary / embassy.
02. PROOF OF RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
a. To validate the home addresses of all parties, please provide at least two of the following: Bank, Utility, Credit Card
03. BANKER’S REFERENCE
a. A recent original bank reference clearly stating the Banker’s opinion. It must clearly state the duration of the relationship and that the account is in good standing.
04. BUSINESS PLAN
05. STATEMENT OF SOURCE OF FUNDS FROM THE SHAREHOLDER.
06. CURRICULUM VITAE
07. BUSINESS RECORD
08. Consent form – As a Director.
09. Consent form – As a Shareholder.
10. Declaration only Non Resident Funds.
11. FOR GBC1 [Resident in Mauritius] Company only
A Certified copy of an approval from the [Country’s] Authorities authorizing the Company to invest in that country, OR: A legal opinion wherein the following points should be mentioned:
a. The Company is a [type] and is owned by [names of investors].
b. The company intends to invest in [name of country]
c. The source of funds will be from (name of country)
d. That the Company does not need any approval under Section …….. (Mentioning the Section or clause) as per the Treaty between [country name] and Mauritius. This information will be furnished by your Lawyer as per the country’s] Law.