Frequently Asked Questions
Q1 : What are the requirements to register a Limited Liability Company in Hong Kong?
A1 : The minimum requirement is one director and one shareholder. It can be an individual person or corporation from any country. A local Hong Kong resident is Not required to act as director. Minimum one of the director is a natural person according to the new law on 3rd March 2014. You will need to have a local Hong Kong resident or Company to act as your secretary, our CORE would help you to fulfill this requirement and legal filing.
Q2 : How long will it take to register a new Hong Kong company with my preferred company name?
A2 : It only takes 1 to 2 working day(s). We work fast so that you can have your new company as soon as possible. Once the company is registered, you can start to use the company for business and opening of bank account.
Q3 : Do we need to come to Hong Kong to register a Hong Kong company?
A3 : No. We can process your request through email or courier delivery. Hong Kong laws make it incredibly easy to open a company in Hong Kong and your presence is not a necessity.
Q4 : Who can help me to open the bank account?
A4 : Our company can provide a one shop service to assist you to get the bank account opened. For details, please visit our page for Bank Account Opening.
Q5 : Do we need to come to Hong Kong to open the bank account?
A5 : There are two types of bank accounts now. (A) Traditional bank account (like as HSBC bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of China etc) These traditional banks require a meeting with the company director in person in Hong Kong to open the account. We would guide you of the bank requirement before the bank meeting. We shall also discuss with you of the bank meeting agenda and discussion details. Our director will accompany you to attend the bank meeting altogether. (B) Online bank account (Currenxie or Statrys) This is new generation of bank account. All the application can be process by electronic and it does Not require meeting with director or shareholder physically in Hong Kong.
Q6 : How long to stay in Hong Kong to open the traditional bank account?
A6 : One day is good enough. Usually, the bank meeting with each bank is around 30 – 60 minutes. The meeting is for identity verification, discussion of the account opening purpose to avoid money laundering.
Q7 : Who help me to keep the company in good standing and filing all the government requirement?
A7 : Our company will act as company secretary to make sure your company complies with local legal requirements. We file all paperwork at the appropriate times and ensure that your company fulfills all legal obligations to remain in good standing and avoid government penalty and legal implication.
Q8 : Can company information be obtained from the Hong Kong public registry?
A8 : The director and shareholder information of Hong Kong company can be accessed by public. If you would prefer to hide this information, please contact us for more details.
Q9 : Can Offshore company protect my company information from the public?
A9 : Yes. All companies registered offshore must keep the information private and not disclose anything to the public.