Isle of man company incorporation / formation

Isle of Man companies are straight forward with minimum filing and statutory requirements

The companies used for international tax planning purposes can be

  • Limited by shares
  • Limited by guarantee
  • Limited by shares and guarantee
  • Unlimited without shares
  • Unlimited with shares


  • Common law (case by case)
  • English Language


  • Accounting records must be kept


  • No need for authorised share capital or capital maintenance requirements
  • Ability to transfer domicile, re-register, merger and consolidate
  • Single director physical person from anywhere in the world and legal person if holds fiduciary license or authorised locally to act
  • Singe shareholder, physical person
  • Registered, locally licensed agent is required
  • Registered address is required
  • Applicable Law (2006 Companies Act and Isle of Man Companies Act 1931 -2004)

Incorporation Pack

  • Incorporation Certificate
  • Memorandum of Association

The Island (Wikipedia)