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Choose the package that fits your needs.
Fill in the application form and choose your proposed company name.
Proceed to checkout. We will contact you by phone & email to confirm details.
Once the company is registered, we will send you the Certificates for record.
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1. How fast can the company be ready?
12 hours. Once the payment arrives in our account, we will send you draft incorporation documents for review within 4 business hours. After you confirm the documents, we will submit them to the government for registration. The certificate of incorporation will then be ready in 12 hours.
2. Do I need to be in Hong Kong to set up an offshore company?
We can arrange the registration remotely. No visit is required.
3. I am a foreigner. Can I still set up a company in Hong Kong?
Yes. Foreigners can have full ownership (100%) of an offshore company in Hong Kong whilst being the sole director and shareholder. To start the process, we will need to have a copy of your passport and residential address proof. Residential address proof can be a personal bank statement, utility bill or a phone bill.
4. Is there any restrictions on the nationality of the director and shareholder?
The HK government welcomes people from all over the world to register a company in Hong Kong. However, the processing time may vary. We recently observe that the Government needs extra time, around 2 business days, to approve applications from the UAE, Morocco, and the Philippines.
5. What are the minimum requirements for Hong Kong company formation?
6. Are there any restrictions on language in a Hong Kong company name?
Yes. A Hong Kong company name must either be in English letters or Chinese characters.
7. Can the last word of the English company name be “Ltd” or “LLC”?
No. Hong Kong Companies Ordinance entails the English company name must end with “Limited”. Even “Ltd’ will be considered as “Limited”.
8. Can I change the name of the company after incorporation?
Yes. We can help you to prepare the documents needed to file a name change request to Companies Registry with minimal cost. In about two weeks, the name change certificate and a new/updated Business certificate will be issued and we’ll happily forward it to you.
9. What is the minimum share capital of a Hong Kong limited company?
A Hong Kong limited company shall have at least one share, while the norm in Hong Kong is to have 10,000 shares with HK$10,000 share capital. All shares must be paid up and issued to company shareholder(s).
10. Can I change the shareholder structure of my company?
Yes. You can increase the share capital by alloting new shares to existing or new members. You can also transfer the shares to any other party any time after the company is registered. We can help you prepare the paperwork and submit it to the Inland Revenue Department. Please contact us for more details.
11. How do I maintain a Hong Kong limited company?
The company must renew its Business Registration Certificate (US$290) annually and file the Annual Return (NAR1 Form) (US$15) every year. Our team will remind you of the important dates during the year, so you can focus on developing your business.
12. What do I receive after the company formation?
After the company is registered, you will receive digital copies of (1) Certificate of Incorporation (2) Business Registration Certificate (3) Incorporation form NNC1 (4) Articles of Association.
13. How do I open a bank account?
You need to present the bank these documents: (1)Certificate of Incorporation (2)Business Registration Certificate (3)Incorporation form NNC1 (4)Articles of Association. Don’t worry! All these documents are included in our incorporation package.
14. Does Get Started HK have Hong Kong practising CPAs?
Yes. Our program is managed by HK Practising CPAs and Chartered Secretaries. Quality is guaranteed as we do everything in-house. Our TCSP license number is TC000807.
15. Is offshore profit taxable by the Hong Kong local authority?
No. Offshore company profit is not taxable in Hong Kong. If the company intends to claim offshore status, the company shall ensure it has no customers, staff, or suppliers in Hong Kong.
16. What information is required for company formation?
You need to have a proposed company name, a copy of the director and shareholder’s passport and proof of address. To start, you can fill in our online application form.
17. What is the best way to communicate with Get Started HK?
We are available via email, telephone, Skype and WhatsApp. We don’t use Robot / Chatbot to answer questions. Our staff will understand your needs and recommend the most suitable package.
18. Why is the deluxe pack the most popular package?
The deluxe incorporation pack can be done 100% online. It includes all the basic things you need to comply with the Company laws in Hong Kong. Once the company is registered, you can start using the company to trade globally. It is fast and simple.
19. Is Get Started HK the best company formation agent?
Yes. Get Started HK has thousands more reviews than any other agents in HK. We are the only company formation agent which share VIDEO TESTIMONIALS publicly. I am sure you will find video testimonials as straightforward and authentic proof of customers’ experience.
20. How should I start the application?
You can click the start button and fill in our application form online. Payments can be made by credit card through PayPal. If you choose to pay via PayPal, you will enjoy PayPal customer protection. Alternatively, you can also choose to pay by bank wire.
21. After I make the payment, when will I be contacted?
Our incorporation team will contact you within 4 business hours. We look forward to welcoming you to the GSHK network and community.
22. What is the difference between the Value Pack and the Deluxe Incorporation Pack?
The major difference is the date of incorporation on the Certificates. As a background information, the HK Government increased the incorporation filing fee on 1st April 2023. Get Started HK is one of the most experienced agent in Hong Kong. We incorporated 2000 ready-made companies in advance. If you purchase the value pack, you will receive a brand new (un-used) ready-made company from us. We can add you as the sole director and shareholder. You will have 100% control of the ready-made brand new company. For easy reference, all these ready-made companies are incorporated between 25 – 31 March 2023
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Setting up a company in Hong Kong has never been easier.
Get Started HK is voted to be the best company formation agent in Hong Kong. We have served more than 26 thousands customers worldwide, and we offer a whole suite of company formation services in Hong Kong. Whether this is your first company or not, we make the process smooth and seamless. Working with us allows you to free up your time to develop your core business strategies and services. Over the years, Hong Kong has earned itself the reputation of being a favourable location for company formation. With a strong start-up scene, great business culture and plenty of investment opportunities, those who look to set up a company in Hong Kong are presented with countless opportunities. Its strategic location is often considered as the best gateway to enter the Chinese market. Our company formation services in Hong Kong can provide potential business owners with the chance to easily access one of the biggest markets in the world. Foreigners can have full ownership of a Hong Kong company and Hong Kong is a low tax regime. This makes forming a company here a very viable option for business owners around the world. Read through our different Hong Kong company formation plans to see which is best suited for your needs.
Under the Value Pack, Get Started HK will transfer a brand-new shelf company to the client. These shelf companies were incorporated between 25 – 31 March 2023. Once the transfer is completed, clients will have 100% control of the shelf company, and clients can use the company immediately.