Company Registration
in Hong Kong

Together with company registration, you get 1 year of Unlimited Corporate Secretary service, a Local Address and a Business Registration Certificate.

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An all-you-need package to start your Hong Kong business and take care of corporate compliance for the first year.

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HK$
7,500
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All fees included

Company registration

We prepare the application on your behalf and electronically submit it to the Company Registry, the registration body. The whole process normally takes 1–3 hours. HK$1,720 government fee is included in the price.

Unlimited Corporate Secretary for 1 year

Corporate Secretary tracks changes in your company’s structure and management, compiles papers and reports to the Companies Registry. Every Hong Kong business must have such an officer.

We don’t charge per document — our unlimited secretarial service covers all the standard resolutions you will need. So no tremendous bills out of the blue!

Registered Address for 1 year

Every company in Hong Kong must have a real office mailbox that is regularly checked — official documents are sent there. We notify you about the correspondence, scan it, and send to you. The paper letters are forwarded if necessary.

Business Registration Certificate for 1 year

A company must have a valid Business Registration Certificate from the Inland Revenue Department. We obtain it for you and update every year.

Additional things you may need

One-off services upon your request.

  • General Employment Visa

    50% refund for rejected applications

    HK$
    8,000
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance

    We will help prepare the necessary documents and arrange a meeting at the bank

    HK$
    3,000
  • Seal and Chop Package

    A Chop and Metallic Seal delivered to your doorstep

    HK$
    900
  • Business Registration Certificate

    A certificate from IRD that you need to run your business

    HK$
    500
    per year
  • Registered Address

    Notifications when you receive mail, scanning and forwarding of the messages

    HK$
    2,500
    per year
  • Corporate Secretary

    Tracks changes in your company, compiles paperwork and reports to the Companies Registry

    HK$
    4,500
    per year
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FAQ

Can a foreigner be a director and a shareholder of a Hong Kong business?

Yes, Hong Kong allows foreigners to become directors and shareholders of a company registered here. As a foreigner, you can be the only director or hire as many as you need. There is no requirement to have any local directors.

You can be a shareholder as well. You need to have at least one (and as many as 50). They can be people of any nationalities or companies.

How long does it take to register a company?

Once all the documents are ready, it usually takes us less than an hour to register a company. It mostly depends on when you are comfortable with providing all the details, as well as the service hours of the authorities.

What is a General Employment Visa?

It’s a type of working visa sponsored by a specific company so it can invite foreign professionals. It allows you to work exclusively for that company, live and bring your family to Hong Kong. Its duration is determined by the length of the contract.

Do I need a company address?

Yes, all companies registered in Hong Kong must have a local address. It goes on all legal documents. If you don’t have an office address, use our service. We handle your incoming letters, scan and store them in your Osome account so you have easy access to all your documents.

What is a Business Registration Certificate?

Business Registration Certificate is a document that every Hong Kong business must have. It specifies all the details of your company. It is issued by the Inland Revenue Department of Hong Kong usually for 1 year and has to be renewed annually.

What does the process look like?

First, we check that the name you’ve chosen for your business is available. Next you send us your passport copy and details on other directors and shareholders (if any). We prepare all the necessary documents, send them to you for electronic signature, and submit them to Companies Registry (a government entity that registers companies). We then register your company with the Inland Revenue Department which issues the Business Registration Certificate. On your end, it’s just a message thread in a secure chat.

Can I move to Hong Kong if I have business there?

Yes, you can. Your company can sponsor your General Employment Visa. In order to qualify you need to pay yourself a salary of HK $40,000-$75,000. After you’ve remained in Hong Kong for seven years you can apply for Permanent Residency here.

What are the requirements to get a General Employment Visa?

First, you need to have an offer of employment to fill a genuine vacancy. Second, you need to qualify for the job, which means your background, experience, and education should fit the requirements. Normally, the officials look for a first degree in the relevant field. Third, the salary you get should be about HK $40,000-$75,000. Finally, you must have a clean criminal record to be cleared by the security.

Do I need a Company Secretary?

Every Hong Kong business must have a local resident company secretary. This officer is responsible for keeping your paperwork in order, making sure all changes on the company are processed correctly, on time and in compliance with the local legislation. This role can be performed by an individual or a corporation, known as a body corporate.

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