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Belize Bank Account

Price: £320.00


A Belize Bank Account can be opened for businesses which have been incorporated in most jurisdictions throughout the world, including UK, Belize, BVI and many more. We work with an International Bank which is located in Belize, they meet our high standards on confidentiality, have an excellent reputation and offer a wide range of banking services which we believe will suit most requirements.

Heritage Bank can open business accounts for operational companies only. Companies must be able to obtain a license from the country of operation to prove legititmate trading.

  

Why Belize

  • English Speaking Country – which makes it easier for you to communicate with them 
  • Banking confidentiality in Belize is strictly enforced by law
  • Belize authorities have no direct access to the Bank Information – a Court Order is required to obtain access
  • Belize is a no-tax regime which offers privacy and confidentiality
  • There are no exchange controls, which means that you can take out or put in money at any time 

About the Bank  

  • Heritage Bank was founded on the 13th of May 2008
  • Heritage Bank & Trust of Belize Limited was established with Class ‘A’ License to provide offshore banking services to non-residents
  • The bank became the pioneer in offshore banking services in Belize and has evolved into a globally competitive international bank

Offshore Banking Advantages

  • Low deposit fees
  • Free and Unlimited deposit and withdrawals
  • Your choice of either hard copies or electronic bank statements
  • Easy access to online account information 24 hours a day
  • Multi-currency accounts available

Corporate Documents Required

We require Corporate Documents for the company that is opening an Account in Belize. The Corporate Documents must be notarised or apostilled by a solicitor/notary public.
The following Corporate Documents are required:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association (if your type of company doesn’t have memorandum and articles then a similar document which sets out the rules of the company)
  • Register of Directors
  • Register of Shareholders/Members
  • Share Certificate(s)

We can assist you with obtaining the required corporate documents and also with the notarisation and apostille of the documents. Please contact us for assistance.

If the company is older than 1 year, we will require a Certificate of Good Standing. We can assist you with obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing from the relevant authority.

Personal Documents Required

The bank requires the following personal documents from each officer, beneficial owner and authorised signatories within the company:

  • Notarised Copy of a valid Passport with the photograph visible
  • Notarised Copy of a Utility Bill dated within the last 3 months – this can be a Bank Statement, Gas/Electricity Bill
  • A reference letter from a bank or certified accountant stating they have know the individual for more than two years

If any of the above documents are not in English, a translated copy must be obtained.

We can assist you with the notarisation and apostille of the required documents, we can also help with obtaining translated documents. Please contact us for assistance.

Corporate Documents Required For Corporate Officers

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association (if your type of company doesn’t have memorandum and articles then a similar document which sets out the rules of the company)
  • Register of Directors
  • Register of Shareholders/Members
  • Share Certificate(s)

All Due Diligence documents should be in English, if not the documents should be translated into English and certified the same.

Currencies Available

The account can be opened in a number of currencies, including US Dollars, Euro, British Pound, Canadian Dollar and Swiss Francs.

Visit Required

A visit to Belize is not required to open this Business Bank Account.

Initial Deposit

The Bank will require an initial minimum deposit of $3,000 or currency equivalent, before you can have access to your account.

Offshore Banking Facilities Available 

  • Internet Banking
  • Pre-paid Cards – transfer money onto the card and withdraw cash from an ATM
  • Personal and Commercial Banking
  • Visa & Master Card
  • Cheque books available upon request
  • A monthly statement is provided free of charge
  • Overdraft available upon request
  • Once we have received all the required identification documents and information, the application is sent to the Banks compliance team. They may request additional documentation. Once the compliance team are satisfied the account will be opened in the time displayed, which is 2-3 weeks
  • Please click here for a PDF of the Banks fee schedule  View

Why Choose CFS Formations?

CFS will provide a fast, simple and transparent service that goes the extra mile to ensure complete customer satisfaction. We have a dedicated accounts manager who works within the bank which we liaise with to ensure the account opening runs as smoothly. Our experienced team will offer full support throughout the bank application.

Bank Account Introductions are not guaranteed, although we do try our best to ensure the account is opened. The Banks criteria can change without prior notice.

Unfortunately, the Bank Account opening is at the discretion of the Bank and their decision is out of our control.