It is not difficult to start a company in Hong Kong, and setting up a Hong Kong company can have different benefits:

Hong Kong Has A Complete Legal System
Free Inflow And Outflow Of Funds
Unlimited Scope Of Business For Hong Kong Company
Simple Tax System



Choose the type of Hong Kong company that best suits your company:

Once you know the difference between an unlimited company and a limited company, you can make a choice based on your business needs and the risks you can take. Once you have weighed the pros and cons of a Hong Kong limited company and an unlimited company for your company, you can always contact CLG Group for professional advice.


Prepare a company name. It is important to note that the Companies Registry has general requirements for company names in Hong Kong; for example, a Hong Kong company may register both an English name and a Chinese name, but neither a limited company nor an unlimited company may use a combination of English words and Chinese characters to form a name. The last word of the English name of a limited company must also be “Limited”, and the last word of the Chinese name of a limited company must be “有限公司”.


Register electronically through the e-services “Register Easy” website ( ) in electronic form; or in printed form at the Government Offices, 14th Floor, Admiralty Road documents and the right amount of fees. - Incorporation Form – Form NNC1 (for a company limited by shares) or Form NNC1G (for a company not limited by shares) - A copy of the company's articles of association - A Notice to Business Registration Office

For more information on incorporating a Hong Kong company, please contact our professional consultants and we will provide you with a FREE consultation.



1Can a non-Hong Kong resident also establish a Hong Kong company?

  • It is possible. Hong Kong’s company law does not impose restrictions on the nationality of shareholders or directors.

2Is the director of a Hong Kong limited company necessarily a natural person?

  • Yes, according to the 2014 New Companies Ordinance, every Hong Kong private company must have at least one director who is a natural person.

3Can a director of a company serve as the company secretary at the same time?

  • If the Hong Kong limited company has only one natural person director, the director cannot be the company secretary at the same time. We can refer related companies to provide company secretarial services in compliance with laws and regulations.

4Can the name be changed after the company is established?

  • Yes it can. As long as the relevant forms are submitted to the Hong Kong Companies Registry to change the company name, the approval time will be approximately 5 working days after opening a Hong Kong company.

5Can shareholders and directors be the same person?

  • Yes, you can just apply to the Companies Registry when opening a Hong Kong company

6How much registered share capital is needed to open a Hong Kong company?

  • The minimum registered share capital of a Hong Kong limited liability company is HK$1, and no capital verification is required