advantages of company formation in New Zealand

New Zealand is a highly respected jurisdiction with a modern legal framework and rated the most business friendly nation in the world by the World Bank. Banking services can be offered in and from New Zealand by different types of entities, including but not limited to Registered Banks, Finance Companies, Credit Unions and Building Societies.

  • It is recognised as a true onshore financial centre which is not blacklisted by any jurisdiction or authority in the world

  • It is a member of the O.E.C.D. and World Trade Organization

  • New Zealand has a common law system, and the majority of legislation including trust law is founded on British law.

  • New Zealand is considered a safe location and offers long-term security. It has a Westminster-style Government and together with its administration, is stable and competent

  • New Zealand has a well-developed infrastructure, including a progressive and robust economy and experienced reliable professionals serving global clients

  • New Zealand repealed its entire Banking Act in 1995 and thereby facilitated free entry into the business of financial services. It has DTAA with various countries

requirement to open a company


  • Minimum one resident director
  • Minimum one shareholder
  • Registered office address
  • No Minimum Capital Requirement


  • Certified copies of the passport of Directors
  • Certified copies of the passports of Shareholders
  • Certified copies of utility bills as Proof of Address
  • Certified copies of Articles & Memorandum of Association


  • Company Formation
  • Registered Office Address
  • Secretarial Services
  • Nominee Director
  • Opening of Bank Accounts
  • Mailing Address in New Zealand
  • Trademark Registration


It takes approximately one day to start a company in New Zealand.
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