Offshore Company Formation in Mauritius

General Information about Offshore Company Formation in Mauritius

Mauritius lies in the Indian Ocean. The country gained independence in 1968.

Mauritius is offshore

Mauritius has been classified in the first position of economic development by the World Bank in 2008, Mauritius is a great offshore jurisdiction with an excellent image and a very attractive tax. Taxation of offshore companies is 0% and bank secrecy is guaranteed.

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Mauritius is an excellent offshore jurisdiction outside of Europe, popular for activities with Africa. Banks offer good quality services and very strong banking secrecy.

The different types of companies in Mauritius:


– GBL 1 company is Onshore (Global Business Licence between 1-15% tax)

– GBL 2 is offshore (Global Business Licence 2 – 0% tax (The one we offer)

The Global Business Licence 2 – Offshore company (that we offer)

The Global Business Licence 2 (GBL2) can perform any kind of activity (with the exception of activities in the banking, insurance, etc. ..). This type of company will have no tax.

A GBL2 can have a bank account anywhere in the world.

We can also provide you a GBL 1, please feel free to discuss about it with one of our consultants if you have any questions.

1. Time to setup Offshore company in Mauritius: 2-3 days.

2. Shelf company available.

3. Accounting is Mandatory

4. Nominee Shareholder possible.

5. Nominee Director possible.

“Type of offshore company” – (GBC2) – Global Business Company 2

“Accounting” – Reduced accounting is requested

“Law” – Basic Civil law

“Confidentiality” – Confidentiality is guaranteed

“Commercial register” – The Mauritius Commercial Registry Financial Services Commission is the government authority who acts as the registry

“Published information” – The names of officers appear in the commercial register

“Taxes” – No tax

“Number of Directors / Shareholders” – Minimum 1 Director and 1 Shareholder

“Capital requirements” – No capital requirement

“Bearer Shares” – Bearer Shares not Permitted

The main activities that you can take with an offshore company formation in Mauritius:





“Detention of real estate property”

“Detention and exploitation of IP”

“Organizing Your Estate”


Useful link:

Trade register of Mauritius –

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