Shelf Company: how to apply? The procedure for applying for a shelf company is similar to applying for an IBC

1. Please submit the following documentation for your shelf company application:

  • A recent original or verified copy of a Bank Reference letter for each Beneficial Owner, Shareholder, Director. Alternatively 3 months recent bank statements for each Beneficial Owner, Shareholder, or Director can be provided
  • Notarized copy of passport or other acceptable ID (page with photo and signature) for each Beneficial Owner, Shareholder, Director
  • Notarized Copy or original of a utility bill as a proof of address for each Beneficial Owner, Shareholder, Director
  • One completed and signed copy of the Stakeholders details form from each Beneficial Owner
  • One completed and signed copy of the Consent letter from each Director
  • One completed and signed copy of the IBC questionnaire form
  • Signed Business Plan in this format Business plan.

2. When all documents listed at point 1 are prepared, we recommend you to send them to us by e-mail first, so that we can review them and let you know, if anything is missing or incomplete. We also check the availability of the selected IBC name(s) and a payment invoice will be issued for the IBC name approved by us and available at the registry. You will receive the invoice by e-mail. For applicable fees please click here.


3. If your application is complete, please courier the full documentation to the following address (FedEx is preferable):

Loyal Agency and Trust Corp.
Cedar Hill Crest
Villa, Kingstown, VC0100
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
West Indies
Tel.: + (1 784) 485 6705


4. Once your application is received, Due Diligence checks are made using international screening tools. Once our checks are positive and your payment is received at the designated bank account, we will start the registration your IBC. This may take 24 hours.


5. When your company is registered the company documents will be couriered to your mailing address provided on the IBC questionnaire.

If you need any assistance with application procedures, please feel free to contact us.