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.

offshore company Mauritius
  • Type of offshore company:

    (GBC2) – Global Business Company 2

  • Published information:

    The names of officers appear in the commercial register

  • Confidentiality:

    Confidentiality is guaranteed

  • Accounting:

    Reduced accounting is requested

  • Taxes:

    No tax

  • Capital requirements:

    No capital requirement

  • Law:

    Basic Civil law

  • Number of Directors / Shareholders:

    Minimum 1 Director and 1 Shareholder

  • Bearer Shares:

    Bearer Shares not Permitted

  • Commercial register:

    The Mauritius Commercial Registry Financial Services Commission is the government authority who acts as the registry

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

  • Entrepreneurship

  • E-Commerce

  • Import-Export

  • Consulting

  • Detention and exploitation of IP

  • Detention of real estate property

  • Brokerage

  • Organizing Your Estate

Useful link:

Trade register of Mauritius –