Incorporation of an Alderney Company
An Alderney Company must be incorporated by a Corporate Service Provider who has a full fiduciary licence issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. There are currently five Corporate Service Providers in Alderney. [94kb].
Alternatively a Guernsey based Corporate Service Provider can also incorporate an Alderney Company.
An Alderney Company must have at least one Director, a Company Secretary, at least one Member and a Resident Agent.
The Company must have at least two officers, so a sole Company Director cannot also be the Company Secretary. Where there are two or more Directors, a Director may also be the Secretary. Corporate Directors and Secretaries are permissible.
The Company must have a Registered Office in Alderney and display a sign stating the Company name at the Registered Office.
An Alderney Company is required to have a Resident Agent. The Resident Agent has certain responsibilities relating to the Company and its beneficial ownership. A Resident Agent can be either a Corporate Services Provider or a Director of the Company who is resident in Alderney.
An Alderney Company may choose to use the standard articles. Alderney Company Standard Articles [1Mb]
The provisions of The Companies (Alderney) Law, 1994, as amended apply. The Law can be viewed at: http://www.guernseylegalresources.gg
The Companies (Alderney) Law, 1994 does not make any provision for the migration of a company between Alderney and another jurisdiction.