Company Incorporation and Corporate Services
We help companies and individuals to start their business activity in Hong Kong, China and Vanuatu smoothly and quickly.
Our package of services for offshore and onshore company formation, maintenance and administration includes:
  • Company registration
  • Company secretary, bookkeeping and accounting
  • Bank account opening
  • Virtual / physical office services
  • Tax planning and filing
    Kick start your business in Hong Kong through us and grow with us.

    We will help with:
    • Registration of your company with the Company Registrar and Inland Revenue Department (IRD)
    • Assistance in the opening of a corporate account
    • Registered office & correspondence address
    • Managing your business with Company Secretary, Accounting, Tax and CFO advisory services
    • Trademark and special license applications and registrations

    Our Hong Kong company registration packages
    Starting your business in China requires a lot of preparation and can be a tedious and complex process.

    First of all, you need to make a choice of legal structure. Masson de Morfontaine helps with registration of two the most favored investment vehicles in China - Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises (WFOE) and Representative Offices (RO).

    There are three types of WFOE:
    • Manufacturing WFOE - allows to manufacture goods in China
    • Consulting WFOE - allows to provide consulting & services
    • Trading WFOE or FICE (Foreign-Invested Commercial Enterprise) - grants import and export licenses and allows to trade

    WFOE is the most popular choice of foreign investors, because it’s 100% owned by the founder and established entirely with foreign capital. This gives investors a higher level of independence, control and security over its business activities.

    A WFOE can engage in approved business activities and issue invoices. Representative Office, on the other hand, is not allowed to engage in any profit-making activities, including manufacturing, production and sales, and cannot issue invoices. However, a RO may perform market analysis and coordinate your marketing activities in China.

    Regardless of your choice, the set-up procedure can be lengthy and will depend on the type of legal entity, the city where you choose to set it up and how quickly you can prepare all the necessary documents. All legal documents for company incorporation should be in Chinese and the registration process may take up to 6 months.

    Our WFOE incorporation package
    Company law in Vanuatu is based in English Common Law and businesses can operate as one of the following legal entities:
    1. Sole Trader (one owner, who is solely responsible for company’s debts and actions)
    2. Partnership (two or more partners, who contribute their own resources and are responsible for company’s debts and actions)
    3. Private company limited by shares - a separate formal business structure, where owners’ personal assets are protected from company’s debts.

    General requirements for private limited company setup:
    • Shareholders – minimum 1 shareholder, who can be a natural person or a business entity and may be non-resident
    • Directors – at least one resident director is required, who can be a natural person or a business entity
    • Secretary – required, must be a resident in Vanuatu
    • Registered Address – required in Vanuatu
    • General Meeting – mandatory, must be held on an annual basis in Vanuatu

    We can assist with the following steps and procedures for company setup and maintenance in Vanuatu:
    1. Check availability of business name with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC)
    2. Apply for Foreign Investment Approval from the Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA) (for non-residents only)
    3. Apply for a Permit to form an Incorporated Company with or without Limited Liability with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC)
    4. Register business name with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) and obtain a Business Name Registration Certificate
    5. Apply for a business license with the Rates & Taxes Office, Department of Customs and Inland Revenue (if your company’s turnover is expected to be over VT4 million)
    6. Register your company with the VAT Office, Department of Customs and Inland Revenue
    7. Register your company as an employer with the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF)

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Corporate Bank Account

Masson de Morfontaine Limited appreciates that entrepreneurs need a business account and a full-fledged bank account to run their businesses efficiently. We can help you obtain multi-currency accounts from as quickly as a week from application submission in Hong Kong, China and Vanuatu:
  1. Get a virtual multi-currency IBAN number and MasterCard in under a week through our partners in Hong Kong
  2. Apply for a Hong Kong bank account through us and get an account opening pre-approval without travelling to Hong Kong initially
  3. Apply for a Chinese non-resident bank account for your entity without the need to travel to China
  4. Get an offshore bank account from a fully licensed bank and a Union Pay card from Wanfuteng Bank Limited, our sister company