Gibraltar Company Formation

Gibraltar Company Formation – Gibraltar is a popular location for registration of international trading companies. A key benefit of Gibraltar companies is that they are not taxed on profit if the profit is generated from activities outside Gibraltar.

Gibraltar is a UK dependancy and Gibraltar companies are structured in a similar way to UK companies. A Gibraltar company is a company limited by shares, usually referred to as a Limited Company.

A Gibraltar company can be registered with just one director and one shareholder, other directors and shareholders are optional. There are no residency requirements for directors or shareholders, corporate shareholders are allowed.

Incorporate in Gibraltar

A Gibraltar company can be used for most commercial purpose, but there are certain activities, including, but not limited to Crypto Currency, Distibuted Ledger Technology, Initial Coin Offering etc. which will require a licence, and others that may be excluded. The company can be registered with just one director. Other directors are optional.

Key Features of a Gibraltar Company

We have listed below the key features and regarding the formation of Gibraltar limited companies. If you do not find the answer to your question below, or you would like a more detailed answer, please feel free to contact us.

  • No tax on profit generated from activities outside Gibraltar
  • Only one director required
  • Only one shareholder required
  • Shareholders can be persons or corporations
  • No nationality or residency restrictions
  • No need to visit Gibraltar

Company Name

The company must have a unique name, which is not too similar to any existing company. Our service includes checking of company names for availability, and advising on the suitability of your proposed name. If you would like to check a company name now please contact us.

Registered Office

The registered office is the official address of the company, and is where correspondence from the Registrar of Companies, Government departments and other official bodies is sent to. The Registered Office must always be an effective address for delivering documents to the company, and therefore Post Office Boxes are not allowed.

Every company incorporated under the Companies Act must have a registered office address in Gibraltar. It is at this address to which communication and notices may be addressed.

The provision of registered office services is a regulated activity under the Financial Services Act 2019, and as such, may only be provided to the public by a licensed person or entity.

This address must be that of a company manager approved and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commision. We have worked for many years with a licenced company management firm who provides this service to our clients.

Company Director

Gibraltar companies can be registered with just one director, there are no nationality nor residency restrictions.


Gibraltar companies can have just one shareholder, this can be either a corporation or a person. There is no requirement to have a Gibraltar resident shareholder, nor are there any residency or nationality restrictions. You may have as many shareholders as you wish.

Share Capital

A Gibraltar Company can be registered with a minimum share capital of just £1. The standard share capital is £2,000.  Share capital can be issued in any currency.

Company Secretary

The company secretary can be a person or corporation. The company secretary has administrative duties, and is responsible for preparation and filing of all documents. 

We provide a company secretarial service which is designed to ensure that your company is compliant with all local regulations, and that all documents are filed on time. 

Local Company Manager

It is a requirement that a Gibraltar company must have a company manager approved and regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commision. We have worked for many years with a regulated company management firm who provides this service to our clients.

Gibraltar Company Documents

After formation of your Gibraltar Company, we will provide you with the following company documents.

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association
  • Minutes of First Board Meeting
  • Directors Register
  • Shareholders Register
  • Share Certificate for each Shareholder

Gibraltar Company Formation

If you are ready to register your Gibraltar Company, please click the Order Now button below, or if you have any questions or need further information please contact us.

Help & Support

We understand that the incorporation of a company is of major importance to our clients, and as experienced company incorporation professionals we have designed our service to reflect that.

Using our 25 years experience we provide clients with our full expert assistance throughout every step of the incorporation process, however our service does not stop there. We will give you any assistance or advice from the moment you choose to incorporate the company and as long after incorporation as you require.

If you have any questions or would like any help or advice please contact us.

We will be pleased to speak with you, and happy to answer any questions that you may have.