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  1. Do you assist anyone with opening bank accounts?
  2. Is it difficult to open a bank account for an offshore company? What are their requirements?
  3. What can I do if my bank refuses to issue a bank reference?
  4. Is there a minimum initial deposit and balance required by the banks you represent?
  5. Do you also assist with setting up personal bank accounts?
  6. Are there any activities for which the banks will not open accounts?
  7. Do you guarantee that I will get the bank account when I have paid you the fee?

  1. Do you assist anyone with opening bank accounts?

    No, we only offer our bank introduction and assistance to open bank accounts to clients who have used our service to incorporate a company. We assist with corporate accounts only, we do not assist with personal accounts.

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  2. Is it difficult to open a bank account for an offshore company? What are their requirements?

    Providing the activity to be undertaken by the company is acceptable to the bank, then, it is not difficult to get an account.

    The requirements for account opening include an apostilled set of incorporation documents which we provide, a bankers reference, proof of your residential address and a certified photo ID, preferably a copy of your passport.

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  3. What can I do if my bank refuses to issue a bank reference?

    It is unusual for a bank to refuse to issue a reference. Your bank will issue the reference directly to the new bank providing that you officially authorize them to do so.

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  4. Is there a minimum initial deposit and balance required by the banks you represent?

    The initial deposit required by most of the banks is 1,000 USD or the equivalent in another major currency. St. Lucia Bank requires deposit of USD 5,000; Swiss Bank - USD 25,000.

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  5. Do you also assist with setting up personal bank accounts?

    No, we do not assist with personal bank accounts.

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  6. Are their any activities for which the banks will not open accounts?

    Typically, banks like to avoid opening accounts for companies involved in the following: Broker Dealers, Mutual and Hedge Funds, Security Exchanges, Banks, Insurance companies and Trusts.

    Companies whose business is: Adult content Websites, Online casinos, Selling fake diplomas, Churches and charities, Businesses that offer alternative payment systems, e.g. E-Gold, e-cash etc. Businesses which intend to raise funds or capital from the public, sell unregistered securities or MLM Programs.

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  7. Do you guarantee that I will get the bank account when I have paid you the fee?

    No, we can only undertake to introduce you to the bank and assist you with the application forms. The final decision lies only with the bank themselves.

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