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Hong Kong Company Incorporation

With ATHENASIA you can establish your Hong Kong company effortlessly—and entirely remotely. Let us navigate the labyrinth of paperwork while you focus on what truly matters: growing your business. Our promise? Clear, upfront pricing and the sagacity of seasoned professionals guiding you every step of the way.

Embark on your business journey effortlessly—We can incorporate your Hong Kong company remotely, managing all the intricate paperwork on your behalf.

100% Remote And We'll Handle The Paperwork

Unlock your business potential quickly with Athenasia. Open your Hong Kong company in just a few days, with our expert guidance every step of the way.

Open A Company In

Just  A Few Days

Your Hong Kong business needs a bank account. Athenasia offers a complimentary FinTech bank account application with expert support to streamline your finances.

Free Fintech Bank Account 
Application

Hong Kong Company Registration with ATHENASIA

 
Michael Torrin and Celine Chou, ATHENASIA Hong Kong Company Incorporation and Accounting Team
Michael Torrin and Celine Chou, ATHENASIA Hong Kong Company Incorporation and Accounting Team

We're Here To Help

We're dedicated to ensuring your Hong Kong company incorporation is as seamless as possible. Reach out to our team today!

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Hong Kong Company Set Up

HKD 10,800

Your one-stop-shop for setting up a company in Hong Kong. We provide all the necessities such as:

The payment of government fees (Certificate of incorporation and Business Registration)

The filing in of incorporation

documents (NNC1-IRB1)

Physical green box available (extra HKD 500 + Shipping)

Provide 1 year of company secretary as well as a registered and correspondence address

Introduction to the Fintech bank, or MSO (Based on your situation)

Free virtual company green box

Our Package Pricing

Our Hong Kong incorporation service provides all the essentials for running your business, with transparent fees that include all government charges.

Free Fintech Account

 

 

Free Fintech Account Opening For Banking Included!

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Our Package Pricing

Our Hong Kong incorporation service provides all the essentials for running your business, with transparent fees that include all government charges.

Hong Kong Company Set Up

HKD 10,800

Your one-stop-shop for setting up a company in Hong Kong. We provide all the necessities such as:

The payment of government fees (Certificate of incorporation and Business Registration)

Provide 1 year of company secretary as well as a registered and correspondence address

The filing in of incorporation

documents (NNC1-IRB1)

Introduction to the Fintech bank, or MSO (Based on your situation)

Physical green box available (extra HKD 500 + Shipping)

Free virtual company green box

Free offshore tax exemption application

Laurent Timmermans, ATHENASIA Youtube - Hong Kong Incorporation Service Introduction Video

Why ATHENASIA Is Different

12+ years in the industry

Served 1,000+ clients worlwide

No hidden fees - our Hong Kong incorporation services and pricing are 100% transparent and complete

This approach has earned us the trust of existing clients, countless referrals and new “shopping clients” undecided between several providers…

Boutique customer service

Competitive pricing

Really approachable

Free fintech banking application

Free offshore tax exemption application

Laurent Timmermans, ATHENASIA Youtube - Offshore Tax Exemption in Hong Kong
Laurent Timmermans, ATHENASIA Youtube - SME Banking Options for Hong Kong Businesses
Laurent Timmermans, ATHENASIA Youtube - Singapore VS Hong Kong for Business

Looking for a traditional banking solution for your Hong Kong company? Athenasia has built strong relationships with various esteemed banks in Hong Kong to cater to your specific needs.

Bank Account Opening

Hong Kong bank account opening is relatively simple for residents but more complex for non-residents.

 

Our bank account opening service for expats and non-hk residents includes personal assistance, paperwork filling and a success guarantee or your money back. 

Hong Kong Company bank account for expats

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dive into our FAQs or connect with us for a free consultation.

  • How long does the incorporation of a Hong Kong company take?
    With us, you can expect the procedure to take around 2 to 3 working days. We do not have a slow or express option with our HK company formation services, as we will always work as fast as we can. Generally, the company will be setup in 1 day but then we have to wait for the green box. Please note that the government doesn’t work during weekends and public holidays.
  • Will you get me a bank account?
    We cannot promise the bank account opening, but if you are an HK resident it is quite easy to open an account with a local bank. For non-residents, there are several other options. Either set up an account offshore (Mauritius for example) and/or work with an MSO (Money Service Operator) that offers you the same service as a bank in terms of holding your deposit and enabling your transaction (in HKD or Forex). Contact us for more info. Unless you carry out a risky business in a risky jurisdiction, these are pretty easy to get. Examples include Neat, Currenxie, Statrys, Airwallex, and more.
  • Can i sponsor my visa with my company?
    No, you won’t be able to get a working visa from your company. If you want a visa you will have to apply for a Business Investment Visa. We can put you in touch with an expert for more information.
  • One of your competitors is charging HKD 800 for the company setup, so why are you charging that much?
    With an HKD 800 fee, it is impossible to get a full package because even the government fees alone are about HKD 4,000 (Sometimes the government waves the BR, but you still have an Incorporation certification fee of HKD 1,720 + a levy of HKD 250) We choose to give our clients the “full price” from the very beginning so that they know exactly how much our Hong Kong incorporation services will cost them. Some of our competitors prefer to attract clients with a really low entry price that they generally call “the cost of their service”, but after this charge all the rest independently (which generally includes markup as well). The issue is that you never know how much the company incorporation process will cost you. Our package even includes the registered address, company secretary, AML-CTF check and SCR (Significant Controllers Register). Our clients tend to value transparency and like to know the cost upfront without hiding anything. We are even one of the really few consultants that inform you of the ongoing costs of your Hong Kong company (Maintenance and yearly accounting).
  • I want to open an offshore company and pay 0% tax
    Unfortunately, there is no such thing as an “offshore company” in Hong Kong. No matter you are in or out of Hong Kong you will operate with the same structure a “Limited Company”. Now, what is possible is to claim offshore tax exemption on your profit under the argument that your profit has been realized exclusively outside Hong Kong (You have no operations, no contract signed, basically nothing in Hong Kong). In this case, you won’t have to pay tax in Hong Kong. But be careful – this is not the equivalent of paying 0% tax. It just means your profit has not been taxed YET. Please keep in mind that claiming the offshore tax exemption can be costly, and there is no guarantee. Furthermore, by proving you have no substance in Hong Kong (No permanent establishment, no operations, no sales…) you let the door open for other jurisdictions to ask you to pay corporate tax on your profit in their countries. We advise you to have a good international tax lawyer if you want to go down this path.
  • I don't live in Hong Kong. Can i open a company here?
    Yes! You don’t have to be a resident to open a company in Hong Kong.
  • What is the corporate tax rate in Hong Kong?
    Hong Kong has a 2 tiers tax system for corporate tax. 8.25% for the first HKD 2 million profit (meaning after deducting expenses from your revenues) per year and 16.5% on any remaining amount thereafter. For your information, there is no GST/VAT in Hong Kong (Careful if you sell in other jurisdictions), no tax on dividends (but be mindful if you live in a jurisdiction that tax foreign income), and personal tax is progressive and capped at 15%.
  • I didn’t do anything with the business. Should I still do the audit?
    Yes, you should! The only exception is if you really haven’t done anything at all – not a single transaction. For example, you didn’t open a bank account, and you didn’t sell nor buy anything. In this case, you can file a notice of a non-commencement of business. Otherwise, you have to do your accounting and get it audited by a practicing CPA.
  • What is the difference between the accounting and auditing?
    The accountant is putting your accounts together to reflect the financial performance of your business. The auditor is a third party that will check that the accountant did a good job. This is why they have to be different people. We partner with other company auditing services, so you just have to work with us, and we will handle everything for you.
  • What is the tax rate in Hong Kong?
    Hong Kong has a 2-tier tax system for corporate tax. 8.25% for the first HKD 2 million profit (meaning after deducting expenses from your revenues) per year and 16.5% on the remaining amount. For your information, there is no GST/VAT in Hong Kong (But be careful if you sell in other jurisdictions), no tax on dividends (careful if you live in a jurisdiction that tax foreign income), and personal tax is progressive and capped at 15%.
  • Should I claim offshore tax exemption?
    Although we can help you with the process, we normally do not advise our clients to apply for offshore tax exemption because: Be careful! The offshore tax exemption is not the equivalent of paying 0% tax. It just means your profit has not been taxed YET. Please keep in mind that claiming the offshore tax exemption can be costly and there is no guarantee. Furthermore, by proving you have no substance in Hong Kong (No permanent establishment, no operations, no sales…) you let the door open for other jurisdictions to ask you to pay corporate tax on your profit in their countries. We advise you to have a good international tax lawyer if you want to go on this path. If you have this all covered! Sure we can help you with the application.

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A Partner You Can Trust

 

We have guided over 1,000 clients toward their aspirations from all corners of the globe, our dedicated account managers have been the beacon for businesses seeking more than just services, but a partnership.

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9:00a.m - 6:00p.m HKT

+852 3706 5996

Phone Number

Email Adress

2301, 23F Bayfield Building, 99 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

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Let us know how we can help you

 
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Hong Kong Company Incorporation
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Ready to join the ranks of over 1,000 satisfied clients from every corner of the world? At Athenasia, our dedicated account managers are more than service providers; they're your partners in success.

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reviews: 5/5

Hong Kong Company Incorporation

With ATHENASIA you can establish your Hong Kong company effortlessly—and entirely remotely. Let us navigate the labyrinth of paperwork while you focus on what truly matters: growing your business. Our promise? Clear, upfront pricing and the sagacity of seasoned professionals guiding you every step of the way.

My company has been using Athenasia over the last few years and we can't recommend them enough.

This company was recommended at that time by a friend and I would strongly recommend you to try their services.

Thomas Colinet

Athenasia delivers an outstanding service to my company uHey Limited.

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