Hong Kong Company Incorporation and Business Registration fees

To form a Hong Kong limited company, you would need to identify at least one director and one
shareholder. The director and the shareholder can be the same person and can be a foreign
passport holder who has attained the age of 18. You would also need to identify a company
secretary. If the secretary is an individual, he/she must ordinarily reside in Hong Kong and has
attained the age of 18. If it is a company, its registry office must be in Hong Kong. The company
registration fee is HK$1,720.

Hong Kong Business registration fee applies to every business in Hong Kong and an application should be made
within one month of business commencement. The registration fee is HK$2,450 for a 1-year
certificate and HK$6,550 for a 3-year certificate*.

(*Note: According to 2012-13 Budget proposal. The fees payable in respect of business
registration certificates that with commencement date on or after 1 April 2012 will be reduced by a
sum of $2,000, subject to the scrutiny by the Legislative Council.)