Offshore Company Set up in Canada

Canada is an ideal platform to set up an offshore company in north-america. It charges zero taxes to an offshore company when the activity is made outside Canada. Moreover, Canada has signed double taxation treaties with more than 90 countries, offers non-residents the possibility of establishing offshore company in few easy steps. Incorp Pro Inc., an authorized agent of Corporation Canada, is proud to offer you a complete package of setting up an offshore company in Canada. The package includes:

  1. Preparing article of corporation by our corporate lawyer that reflects federal legislation (such as the Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-44) and provincial legislation (such as the Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 57)
  2. Review of your submitted form by an incorporation specialist to ensure you are setting up a corporation in right jurisdiction, in correct structure
  3. Setting up your corporation’s business number with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Every business entity in Canada must have a unique business number with CRA.
  4. Setting up your corporation’s corporate tax ID with CRA. This ID is used to file your annual filing (annual returns) every year.
  5. Preparing your corporation’s bylaws, minutes, resolutions, share structure, registered security by our corporate lawyer that reflects federal and provincial legislation.
  6. First year service support and guidelines to maintain your offshore corporation in Canada.
  7. Basic guidelines and instructions on how to open business bank account in Canada. Please note, in Canada, an agent is not allowed to open bank account on be half of you. Therefore, we can provide guidelines only, but can’t open bank account for you.

Select a Type of Business to Form an Offshore Company


Legal Structure

Canadian Entity

Taxation on foreign Income

Minimum Director

Minimum Shareholder

Minimum paid up capital

Canadian Bank Account

Canadian Domain

Applicable Province

Registered Address (offered by us)

Attorney Service (offered by us)

GST, PST, Payroll Accounts 

Offshore company eligibility

LLP 

Limited Liability Partnership

Yes

No

1

1

$1

Eligible

Eligible

Ontario, BC, Alberta

Province of Registration 

Required

Required, if activity in Canada 

Yes

Extra-Provincial Registration 

Same as of your home company

No

No

1

1

$1

Eligible

Eligible

All Provinces

Province of Registration 

Required

Required, if activity in Canada 

Yes

Subsidiary Corporation

Limited Liability Corporation

Yes

Yes, unless have a tax treaty

1

1

$1

Eligible

Eligible

BC, New Brunswick, Quebec, Manitoba

Province of Registration 

Required

Required, if activity in Canada

Yes

Additional Services Available at Additional Cost: 

  1. Providing registered address service for your corporation in Canada and mail scanning service to your email (corporation documents that comes from government to your corporation’s name, will be scanned and emailed to you)
  2. Registering a Canadian domain (www.yourbusinessname.ca) in your corporation’s name. Please note, we are an authorized domain registrant in Canada. Our IT specialist will register your domain, set up ID and password tor you. you can log in from your country and make any further development.
  3. We are backed up by our own law firm and hence can prepare any legal contracts such as Power of Attorney, Employment Contracts, Shareholder Agreement, Customized Share Structure and Article and other legal products for your need.
  4. Annual returns filing. Our chartered account (CPA) can file for your annual returns (and other necessary filing if required).

If you are ready to set up an offshore company in Canada, please click on the following link and the website will guide you step by step. If you have any other inquiry or questions you can call us at 1 647 945 8873 (9:00 AM to 7:00 PM eastern time) or email us at info@incorporationpro.ca or ask us through live chat during our business hours. You may also read the bellow FAQ sections to have better understanding of an offshore company in Canada.