Jumpstart’s business registration service is aimed to make it as simple as possible for you. That’s why we tell you one lump sum for all the fees and levies charged by various government departments when we explain to you on registering your company in Hong Kong.

However, for those who need the details, and those checking the changes of these fees, below is the breakdown and recent and upcoming changes for all government fees related to the whole limited company formation process as well as fees you may need to pay in the future.

Bold rows are fees you have to pay for setting up your new limited company in Hong Kong.

Name Department Amount Frequency
Business registration certificate – levy Inland Revenue Department (IRD) HK$250 Annually
Business registration certificate – fee Inland Revenue Department (IRD) HK$0 (before April 1, 2017)
HK$2000(After April 1, 2017)
Annually
Business registration certificate for branch – levy Inland Revenue Department (IRD) HK$250 Annually
Business registration certificate for branch – fee Inland Revenue Department (IRD) HK$0 (before April 1, 2017)
HK$73(After April 1, 2017)
Annually
Certificate of Incorporation Company Registry (CR) HK$1720 One-time
Annual Return submission Company Registry (CR) HK$105 Annually
Change of Limited Company Name Company Registry (CR) HK$295 One-time
De-registration of limited company Company Registry (CR) HK$420 One-time
De-registration of limited company Inland Revenue Department (IRD) HK$270 One-time
Transfer of shares Inland Revenue Department (IRD) Stamp Duty: 0.2% of net asset value of the portion of shares transferred. One-time

Last update: 2017 Feb 27