Does the name of the company require approval by the Registry or other authorities?
How many prospective names will you require?
3 – in either English, Chinese or both.
Are there any restrictions or limitations on words that can be used in company names?
Does the company need to provide a registered address?
Are there any limitations on the registered address (i.e. must be in-country, must not be a PO box)
Must be located in Hong Kong, ‘care of’ addresses or post office box numbers are not acceptable.
If the client has no physical location incountry, can they use your address for the purposes of registration?
Yes, we can provide the client with registered office address.
How many Directors are required?
Minimum of one
Are any other officers required (i.e. Secretary)?
Yes, Company Secretary.
What personal details will you need for each officer?
Full Name, address, nationality, passport (for non-Hong Kong resident) /Hong Kong Identity Card number.
Is there a requirement for any in country resident directors?
For practical reasons, at least the person authorised with the day to day management (usually the Managing Director) should reside in Greece, so that he is able to sign contracts, checks etc.
Do you need proof of address or Identity for officers? If YES, in what format?
For corporate entity:
How many shareholders are required?
Minimum of one.
Are there any restrictions on who can be a shareholder?
What information will you require about shareholder?
Full name, address, nationality, passport (for non-Hong Kong resident) for /Hong Kong Identity Card number, number of shares proposed to be held.
Will you require proof of address or ID from the shareholders?
For corporate entity:
Will the company need to specify a maximum number of shares that can be issued?
Is there a minimum number of shares that can be issued?
It is common for a company to start with an issued share capital of HK$ 10,000 divided into 10,000 shares.
Is any stamp duty paid on the issued share capital? If YES, at what rate is this calculated.
Do you require any further information about the company or its officers?
How long will it take to complete incorporation
Approximately 7 to 10 working days once all documents prepared and signed.
Is there any way to expedite the incorporation for an extra fee?