The Location:

Australia is a country that neighbours Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The capital is Canberra; the official language is English and the currency is the Australian Dollar (AUD). Australia has the world's 13th-largest economy and ninth-highest per capita income (IMF). The country is a member of: the Commonwealth of Nations; the United Nations (UN); the World Trade Organization (WTO); the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); the G20; The  Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS); the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and the Pacific Islands Forum, among others.


Key Benefits & Features of Company Formation:

  • No minimum capital requirements to register a company.
  • Simplified and cost-effective registration process. 
  • Incentive package for foreign entrepreneurs, including tax benefits.
  • Tax exemptions: on a gain on sale of foreign shares, and on dividends received by the Australian holding company.
  • No withholding tax on dividends paid to a foreign parent company.   
  • Large network of international tax treaties.
  • Large network of international banks present in country.
  • Foreign ownership permitted.
  • Only one Director is required.
  • Friendly business environment. 


Additional Information:

  • A registered office address in Australia is required.
  • Director is required to be a resident of Australia.
  • Permanent residency available for investments of AUD 5,000,000 that comply with certain regulations and criteria.
  • All nationalities are eligible for permanent residency by investment.