GIA

Company Formations

ARE YOU RESIDING IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Register your PTY LTD Company in South Africa

***All you need is your ID document. No paperwork required.

From R650 and delivered between 1-7 days*

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Quick, Easy Signup process

New Company (PTY LTD) Registration Package

R650

(Once-off fee)

Register a PTY Company in South Africa (Non-Resident)

Quick, Easy Signup process

NON-RESIDENT PACKAGE

New Company (PTY LTD) Registration Package

R4,399.99

(Once-off fee)
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Company Formation and Business Services in South Africa (Non-Resident)

Private Limited Liability Company, managed by just one director and the directors do not need not be South African residents or nationals and one shareholder is required with the minimum capital of ZAR 1.

Branches of foreign companies are accorded legal status in South Africa by virtue of their registration as external companies but are not recognized as separate legal entities – except for exchange control purposes.

Register your Company in UK today!

Non-Residents Company Registration Package with UK business banking

Ideal for Non-UK residents

GIA

A package for non-residents who wish to set up a UK limited company, including:

  • online company registration in just 2 banking days
  • free UK business banking
  • prestigious London registered office and business address
  • free worldwide delivery of company documents
  • free company maintenance service
UK business banking
Prestigious London address services
Company maintenance service
Non-UK Resident Banking Options
Apostilled Document Service
UK business banking

We have partnered with TransferWise to offer our non-UK resident customers a free UK business account to send, spend, and receive multiple currencies with the real exchange rate.

You will get your own UK account number and sort code, Eurozone IBAN, and US account and routing number for free in minutes, regardless of where you are in the world.

Prestigious London address services

Also included in the package price is the use of our Covent Garden address for one year. We will provide you with 3 address services; Registered Office, Service Address, and Business Address.

Company maintenance service

Other benefits include free access to our secure Online Company Manager, where you can view, maintain and change your company details with Companies House for the lifetime of your company.

Non-UK Resident Banking Options

Through our extensive experience in working with non-UK residents, we understand the problems many have obtaining UK business banking facilities. Please find below our best options:

TransferWise UK Business Account

The simplest and quickest business banking solution for non-UK residents, and so we have included this option within our non-UK residents’ package. It provides free international business banking with worldwide coverage, allowing you to send money to 70+ countries, and receive and hold 40+ currencies.

After your company is formed using our website, we will send you a link to create your business account and you will very quickly receive your UK bank sort code and account number.

Apostilled Document Service

Many non-UK residents choose to open a bank account in their own country as opposed to in the UK; however, a bank in another country will normally require you to legalise or ‘apostille’ your UK company documents. Contact us to know more about our Apostilled Documents Service.

* All registered office and service address mail (official government mail) will be scanned and emailed to you free of charge. Business address mail will be forwarded to you at Royal Mail International postal rates plus 25% handling charge.

** Your printed company documents will be sent to you free of charge by International Business Tracked Delivery Service.

What’s included:

Private Company – Limited by Shares
TransferWise UK Business Banking (Optional)
Companies House Filing Fee of £10.00 Included
Digital Certificate of Incorporation
Digital (PDF) Memorandum & Articles of Association
Digital Share Certificate(s)
Digital Company Register with First Entries
Digital Minutes of First Board Meeting
Printed Certificate of Incorporation
Printed Memorandum & Articles of Association
Printed Minutes of First Board Meeting
Printed Share Certificate(s)
VAT Registration
London Registered Office Address (with free scan and email service)**
London Service Address (with free scan and email service)**
London Business Address (with International Mail Forwarding) **
Free International Business Tracked Delivery ***
Confirmation Statement (prev. the Annual Return)
Introduction to a Chartered Accountant
Introduction to a Chartered Accountant
Private Company – Limited by Shares

Your new company will usually be formed within 2 banking days; however, this timescale is subject to Companies House workload and it may take longer. If it is of great importance that your company is incorporated as soon as possible or on the same day, we always recommend you add the Guaranteed Same Day Service to your order.

A limited company is a separate legal entity from its owners, so your personal assets will be protected by the limited financial liability status of the new company.

Once you new company has been approved by the Companies House, you can start trading immediately.

TransferWise UK Business Banking (Optional)

We have partnered with TransferWise to provide our Non-UK resident customers with international business banking.

Create an account in minutes and get access to the following bank details to receive money for free and hold money in over 40 currencies – all with zero fees:

  • British account number and sort code
  • European IBAN
  • US account number and routing number
  • Australian account number and BSB code

A TransferWise for Business Account provides worldwide coverage, allowing you to send money to 70+ countries, and receive and hold 40+ currencies.

What happens next?
As soon as your company is approved by Companies House, we will send you an order fulfilled email, which will include a link to sign up for a new TransferWise for Business Account.

Companies House Filing Fee of £10.00 Included

Companies House charge a £10.00 fee for the incorporation of your company. This cost is included in all of our packages. So the price you see is what you pay.

Digital Certificate of Incorporation

Digital Certificate of Incorporation
A digital (PDF) version of the Certificate of Incorporation, delivered to you by email. This is the main document which proves your company’s existence. It is sometimes referred to as your company’s birth certificate.

Information included in this document:

  • Company name.
  • Company registration number.
  • The situation of the registered office – England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
  • Date of incorporation.
  • Company structure, e.g. Limited by shares.
  • The Registrar – Companies House Cardiff, Edinburgh or Belfast.
  • The Companies Act under which the company is registered – Companies Act 2006.
  • Official seal of the Registrar of Companies.
  • Royal Coat of Arms.
Digital (PDF) Memorandum & Articles of Association

A digital version of the memorandum & articles of association, delivered to you by email. These documents form a company’s constitution and are the main documents required to incorporate a company under the Companies Act 2006.

This memorandum of association states the intention of the subscribers to form a company, become a member of that company and agree to take at least one share each.

The articles of association set out the rules on how the company should be governed. It also details the rights and responsibilities of its directors and owners.

Digital Share Certificate(s)

Digital (PDF) Share Certificate(s)
A digital version of your share certificate(s), which is a legal document certifying ownership of shares within a limited company. A share certificate includes the following information:

  • Certificate number.
  • Company name.Company registration number.
  • Name and address of the shareholder.
  • Issue date of share(s)
  • Number of shares.
  • The class of the share.
  • The nominal value of each share.
Digital Company Register with First Entries

Digital (PDF) Company Register with first entries

A digital version of your company’s statutory registers, with the first entries completed at the date of incorporation. Our Company Register contains the following documents:

  • Register of Applications and Allotments.
  • Register of Members and Share Ledger.
  • Register of Transfers.
  • Register of Mortgages and Charges.
  • Register of Debentures.
  • Register of Sealings or Executions.
  • Register of Directors.
  • Share Certificate(s).
Digital Minutes of First Board Meeting

A digital (PDF) version of the minutes of your company’s initial board meeting, where the first resolutions for your company were passed.

Printed Certificate of Incorporation

This is the main document which proves your company’s existence. It is sometimes referred to as your company’s birth certificate. We recommend having a printed version of this original document for display purposes, and another copy available for use with banks or other institutions.

  • Company name.
  • Company registration number.
  • The situation of the registered office – England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
  • Date of incorporation.
  • Company structure, e.g. Limited by shares.
  • The Registrar – Companies House Cardiff, Edinburgh or Belfast.
  • The Companies Act under which the company is registered – Companies Act 2006.
  • Official seal of the Registrar of Companies.
  • Royal Coat of Arms.
Printed Memorandum & Articles of Association

A printed version of the memorandum & articles of association, delivered to you by post. These documents form a company’s constitution and are the main documents required to incorporate a company under the Companies Act 2006.

This memorandum of association states the intention of the subscribers to form a company, become a member of that company and agree to take at least one share each.

The articles of association sets out the rules on how the company should be governed. It also details the rights and responsibilities of its directors and owners.

Given the importance of this document, it is advisable to have a printed copy.

Printed Minutes of First Board Meeting

A printed version of your company’s initial board meeting minutes, showing the first resolutions passed for your company. This is an important document and we recommend a printed version should be kept with your other formation documents.

Printed Share Certificate(s)

A printed version of your original share certificate(s), proving ownership of shares within a limited company. A share certificate includes the following information:

  • Certificate number.
  • Company name.
  • Company registration number.
  • Name and address of the shareholder.
  • Issue date of share(s)
  • Number of shares.
  • The class of the share.
  • The nominal value of each share.
VAT Registration

If you need or want to have your company registered for VAT, we will take care of the formalities and process the application on your behalf.

Companies register for VAT due to the following reasons:

  • Turnover is expected to exceed £85,000 in the next 12 months. It is therefore a legal requirement to register for VAT, unless the supplies are exempt.
  • If turnover is expected to be less than £85,000 but the company wants to register voluntarily.

The VAT registration process explained

As soon as your company is incorporated, we will send you a questionnaire by email, asking for some additional information necessary to complete your VAT registration application with HMRC.

We will then apply for your VAT registration online. This process can take between 8 and 21 days.

Once your VAT registration has been approved, we will send your VAT Registration Number to you by email. Your VAT Registration Certificate will be sent to you by post by HMRC.

London Registered Office Address (with free scan and email service)**

This service allows you to maintain the privacy of your home address, by using our prestigious London office location as your company’s official registered office address. We will scan and email all statutory company mail from a number of official government bodies to you, free of charge.

Mail from the following government bodies are covered by this service: Companies House, HMRC, Government Gateway, Department for Work & Pensions (DWP), Office for National Statistics, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Court documents.

Please note:

  • All official registered office mail from a number of government bodies will be scanned and emailed to you, free of charge.
  • Mail will be forwarded on a daily basis.

This service is renewable on a 12 monthly basis at the cost of R1,293.36 (Exl. VAT). Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

London Service Address (with free scan and email service)**

All company directors, secretaries and persons with significant control (e.g. shareholders who own more than 25% of the company’s shares), must provide a service address where statutory mail from government bodies such as Companies House and HMRC can be sent to them personally. This address will appear on public record, so many people prefer not to use their home address.

With this facility, our London Service Address will show on the public record rather than your home address. We will scan and email all statutory company mail addressed to your company officer from a number of government bodies, to you, free of charge.

Mail from the following government bodies are covered by this service: Companies House, HMRC, Government Gateway, Department for Work & Pensions (DWP), Office for National Statistics, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and Court documents.

Please note:

  • All official service address mail from a number of government bodies will be scanned and emailed to you, free of charge.
  • Mail will be forwarded on a daily basis.

This service is renewable on a 12 monthly basis at the cost of R900.00 (Exl VAT). Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

London Business Address (with International Mail Forwarding) **

Our London mail forwarding service allows you to use our prestigious Covent Garden address for your day-to-day business correspondence. A business address in the heart of London’s West End is an excellent way to improve the image of your company and impress potential clients. All mail will be forwarded to an address of your choice by first class post.

Please note:

  • The forwarding of all general business mail will be charged at Royal Mail International postal rates plus 25%.
  • Mail will be forwarded on a daily basis.

This service is renewable on a 12 monthly basis at the cost of R2,863.62. Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

Free International Business Tracked Delivery ***

International Business Tracked Delivery (or if not available in your country – International Business Signed Delivery) of your printed company documents, to anywhere in the world – free of charge.

Confirmation Statement (prev. the Annual Return)

Confirmation Statement (Preparation & Filing)
Previously known as the Annual Return

It is a legal requirement to submit a Confirmation Statement to Companies House at least once each year, keeping them informed and up-to-date with your latest company details. The Confirmation Statement is basically a snapshot of general information about your company on the date of filing the Statement. It includes details of the company’s principal business activity, directors (and company secretary if applicable), the registered office, share capital, shareholdings and people with significant control. An experienced member of our staff will prepare and submit your Confirmation Statement to Companies House before the due date, ensuring this will be done on time and with total accuracy.

The Confirmation Statement should not be confused with the annual accounts, which are financial documents, usually prepared by an accountant.

Please note: This service is renewable every 12 months and does not include disbursements. Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

Introduction to a Chartered Accountant

We have partnered with Haines Watts, one of the UK’s top 20 Chartered Accountant firms, who specialise in providing annual accounting and tax services to new businesses.

Within 48 hours of your company being incorporated, Haines Watts will contact you to arrange a free consultation, which can be in person, by telephone or skype. The purpose of the consultation is to introduce their services to you, and also provide you with an opportunity to obtain some free advice on tax and accounting.

Haines Watts have developed affordable accountancy products for micro and small businesses, which also include the free of use of Kashflow accountancy software.

Business finances can often be complex, so having an experienced accountant to look after your accounts and taxation matters can be invaluable for a new business.

Please note: You should negotiate your fees with Haines Watts directly.

Introduction to a Chartered Accountant

We have partnered with Haines Watts, one of the UK’s top 20 Chartered Accountant firms, who specialise in providing annual accounting and tax services to new businesses.

Within 48 hours of your company being incorporated, Haines Watts will contact you to arrange a free consultation, which can be in person, by telephone or skype. The purpose of the consultation is to introduce their services to you, and also provide you with an opportunity to obtain some free advice on tax and accounting.

Haines Watts have developed affordable accountancy products for micro and small businesses, which also include the free of use of Kashflow accountancy software.

Business finances can often be complex, so having an experienced accountant to look after your accounts and taxation matters can be invaluable for a new business.

Please note: You should negotiate your fees with Haines Watts directly.

Non-Residents Package

COMPANY FORMATION IN USA

REGISTER YOUR OFFSHORE COMPANY IN USA

Regarded as the top economy in the world, the USA has excellent opportunities for nearly all types of entrepreneurs.

Launch your US company with ease. From anywhere. In a few days.

Starting a new company or entering a new market is a giant leap, both emotionally and financially.

This leap can discourage entrepreneurs with great ideas.

That’s why we built GIA: to make the leap as simple and as affordable as possible.

Formation, EIN, bank accounts, legal documents. We handle everything. You do your job.

OUR PRICING PLANS

No surprises. What you see here is what you will pay.
All plans include state filing fees.

Delaware LLC

(Exl. VAT)

R17,833.98

  • State filing fees
  • Certificate of Formation
  • Operating Agreement
  • EIN number (Tax ID)
  • Bank account opening
  • U.S. address + mail forwarding

    (first month only)

  • First year of registered

    agent fees

  • Free tax consultation
  • Special offers from our partners

Delaware Corporation

(Exl. VAT)

R17,833.98

  • State filing fees
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • EIN number (Tax ID)
  • Bylaws for your corporation
  • Initial resolutions
  • Bank account opening
  • First year of registered

    agent fees

  • Stock purchase

    agreement

  • U.S. address + mail forwarding

    (first month only)

  • Free tax consultation
  • Special offers from our partners

Wyoming LLC

(Exl. VAT)

R17,833.98

  • State filing fees
  • Certificate of Formation
  • Operating Agreement
  • EIN number (Tax ID)
  • Bank account opening
  • U.S. address + mail forwarding

    (first month only)

  • First year of registered

    agent fees

  • Free tax consultation
  • Special offers from our partners

Wyoming Corporation

(Exl. VAT)

R17,833.98

  • State filing fees
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • EIN number (Tax ID)
  • Bylaws for your corporation
  • Initial resolutions
  • Bank account opening
  • First year of registered

    agent fees

  • Stock purchase

    agreement

  • U.S. address + mail forwarding

    (first month only)

  • Free tax consultation
  • Special offers from our partners

Banking services are currently provided by Mercury.co – Mercury works with FDIC-insured banks, including BBVA Compass, Member FDIC, and Evolve Bank & Trust, Member FDIC, to store your deposits.

INFORMATION PACK ABOUT COMPANY FORMATION IN USA

Get all the comprehensive details about registering your business in USA.

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