REQUIREMENT TO APPLY FOR A BUSINESS NAME IN BELIZE (Chapter 247)
For Belizeans, Belizean Residents and Local Companies
For those individual and businesses that wish to set up a Small Business or apply for a Small and Medium Enterprise we offer this service in order to obtain a Business Certificate of Registration.
- Name Search for availability
- Application Forms for Individual Owners, for Partnerships or for Local Companies
- Identification Card - this can be either a Passport, Social Security Card or Voterís ID, original card or notarized copies must accompany the application
- Corporate Seal
If any foreigner is investing in a business, he or she should have a Belizean Residence Card.
COST AND FEES
The Cost of setting up a Business Name in Belize is as follows:
Processing Fees for Business Name||US $ 100.00|
|General Sales Tax (12.5% of $100.00) ||US $ 12.50|
|Total||US $ 112.50|
|Fees to the Government, Seal & Courier||US $ 100.00|
|TOTAL DUE ||US $ 212.50|
Note a Business Name Registration is not required to submit Annual Reports to the Registry.
Cancelling a Business Name Registration||US $ 190.00|
|Setting up a Limited Company in the Business Name
(See requirements for a Local Company, Chapter 250)
||US $ 1,012.50|
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