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COI – Certificate Of Incumbency

COI - Certificate Of Incumbency

COI – Certificate Of Incumbency is document which gather all information about the company as (Shareholders, Directors, Number of Shares, Type of Shares, Secretary, Name of Company, Number of Company, Registered Office, The Fianancial year of the comapany). It actually gives the updated information about the company.


Why Apostilled COI?


Every bank requires apostilled COI in order to see that the documents are according to the Company Ordinance of the particular jurisdiction.Once your agent/company secretary issues your COI, please make sure you will get apostille in order to be able to use it in another Jurisdictions accepting the Apostille Hague treaty from 1961.


A Certificate of Incumbency has various other names; it is also known as an Incumbency Certificate, a Certificate of Officers, an Officer Certificate, a Register of Directors, and as a Secretary Certificate.


For comapny formation in Hong Kong or company incorporation in BVI follow the links.



How to de-register Hong Kong Limited company ?

How to de-register Hong Kong Limited company ?

If you want to deregister Hong Kong Limited company, you need to follow these 2 steps (the company must be incorporated under the Companies Ordinance, other than those companies specified in section 291AA(16) or registered under Part XI of the Companies Ordinance) :


1) Contact IRD (Inland Revenue Department) to obtain a written notice of no objection
2) Once you receive a written notice of no objection from IRD, you have to notify CR ( Company Registry)


Process with Inland Revenue Department


Applicant Form (IR 1263) is required to submit to the Commissioner of Inland Revenue with a fee of $270 which is non-refundable regardless of the result of the application.

  • All the members of the company agree to the deregistration;
  • The company has never commenced business or operation, or has ceased to carry on business or ceased operation for more than 3 months immediately before the application
  • The company has no outstanding liabilities; and
  • It has obtained a written notice of no objection from the Commissioner of Inland Revenue.

Fees: 270 HKD


How do I deal with CR (Company Registry)


Once you obtain a written notice from IRD, an application for deregistration can be made to the Registrar of Companies in the specified form (Form DR1).


Fees: 420 HKD


for further request or help with Deregistration of Hong Kong Limited Company please contact us at:

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hello, this is one of our customer requests we deal with every day, we hope this will help you with some of yours questions.

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Hello Peter,

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Thank you for your fast answer.
Find in attachment a scan of my passeport.


If there is no need to certify my document in an HSBC in paris it would be better.


Can you confirm me that you have all the necessary document and informations to open a company

yes for company formation, yes, we do

and an bank account in hongkong to my name?

we will need to cooperate with the bank in Paris


Should I issue invoice?


the company might be ready this week!

for company formation in Hong Kong, please contact us.

IBC – International Business Company

IBC – an International Business Company – is the most commonly used official name for what is more popularly known as an “offshore company”. IBC is mostly incorporated entity under the laws of some jurisdictions as untaxed company which is not permitted to engage in business within the jurisdiction in which it is incorporated.

International Business Company might have most of the suffixes as follow (therefore they hold status IBC – you can chose any suffix you like to be used).

  1. Ltd
  2. Ltd.
  3. LTD
  4. LTD.
  5. Limited
  7. S.A.
  8. Inc
  9. Inc.
  10. Incorporated
  11. GmbH
  12. Co
  13. Co.


All of these suffixes might be used for company formation in Belize, company formation in BVI, company formation in Seychelles.

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We help local entrepreneurs with company formation in more than 25 jurisdictions. SW gives the chance to become the global player! Startupr is here to incorporate your company in any jurisdiction attracting Venture Capitalist. One of the example might be company in United Kingdom for EU citizens or Delaware in USA however there is plenty of  jurisdictions where you can incorporate your company –

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