Our standard services include:

  • Name check and approval
  • Filing of incorporation documents with the relevant registrar of companies
  • Payment of the relevant government fees for one year
  • Provision of a registered agent and registered address for one year
  • Provision of a company secretary for one year
  • Rubber stamp
  • A standard set of original corporate documents, including: certificate of incorporation, memorandum and articles of association, appointment of first directors, consent actions of the board of directors, share certificates, and register of directors and members.

Please note:

The above services and documents may vary, depending on the legal structure and jurisdiction chosen. In some jurisdictions, documents are generated electronically only.

We require the following documents for all company directors, shareholders, beneficial owners, and authorised signatories:

  • A notarised copy of a valid passport
  • An original or certified copy of a utility bill or bank statement (dated within the previous three months)
  • In cases where shareholders and/or directors are corporate bodies, a full apostilled set of corporate documents and a certificate of good standing (for companies registered for more than one year)

We operate across a wide range of business activities. However, there are several types of businesses that are not currently approved by Starting Business.

Licensable Activities: If you conduct any activity without the required license or authorisation as granted by the relevant authority in any jurisdiction, Starting Business will not be able to assist you with the opening of a bank account related to such unlicensed activity.

Licensable activities include, but are not limited to: provision of financial services involving trading/brokerage in foreign exchange, financial and commodity-based derivative instruments and other securities; offering investment advice to the public; insurance and banking business; operation and administration of collective investment schemes and mutual funds; payment processing services; money exchange, money transmission or money brokering; asset management; safe custody services; gaming, gambling and lotteries.

Please contact us if you need assistance in the licensing of your financial, forex brokerage or gambling company.

Businesses that engage in the following categories are prohibited from using Starting Business services:

  • Any illegal or criminal activities (or individuals that are blacklisted under the laws of any country).
  • Arms, weapons, munitions, mercenary or contract soldiering.
  • Devices that could lead to the abuse of human rights or be utilised for torture.
  • Technical surveillance or bugging equipment for industrial espionage.
  • Dangerous or hazardous biological, chemical or nuclear materials including equipment or machinery used to manufacture, handle or dispose of such materials.
  • Human or animal organs, the abuse of animals or use of animals for any scientific or product testing.
  • Genetic material.
  • Adoption agencies, including surrogate motherhood.
  • The abuse of human rights.
  • Pornography.
  • Drug paraphernalia.
  • Pyramid sales.
  • Religious cults and their charities.
  • Business activities which, by the laws and regulations of the country of formation of the entity, are subject to licensing and which are conducted without obtainment of a license.
  • Any other activity, which, in the opinion of Starting Business, may damage the reputation of Starting Business or that of the country of formation of the entity.

Shipping of corporate documents or banking kits to your destination requires an extra charge and will be automatically added to the invoice during checkout. Shipping costs for international courier services are set automatically at $130. Please be advised that there are some exceptions where the fee may be higher.