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Requirements for Opening a Trust in Belize

Updated on Thursday 02nd September 2021

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Requirements-for-Opening-a-Trust-in-Belize.jpgA trust is a financial instrument that can be successfully used for asset management and protection purposes. The requirements for opening a trust in Belize concern the documentation of the actual relationship between the settlor, the trustee, and the beneficiary.
Our team of Belize company registration agents can help you comply with the requirements set forth in the Belize Trust Act and can assist you during the trust formation and registration procedure.

Documents needed to open a trust in Belize

The first requirement for opening a trust in Belize is to handle the necessary form submissions. The Belize Trust Application Form needs to be dully filled in by the parties. The form will include the following information: 
- the personal details of the settlor (name, address, contact information), 
- the detailed reasons for opening the trust and the proposed name, 
- the type of fund (discretionary, purpose, charitable or other),
- how the initial monetary submission will be made (cash, share or stock, real property),
- information about the trustee.
Entrepreneurs can choose to appoint one of our Belize company registration agents as the trustee and in this case, the form will include the specific information provided by us.
Our Belize company formation experts are able to help you prepare the documentation needed to open a fund in the shortest amount of time possible.
We are also able to assist those who wish to open an offshore company in Belize, as opposed to a trust.

Other aspects to consider when opening a Belize trust

The common documents filled in when opening a trust will also include an accounting records declaration and a trustee indemnity agreement. A registration fee will also apply during this process.
There is no mandatory requirement for a minimum share capital when opening a trust and its long-term duration is an assurance that the protection of the assets is secured even for the heirs of the settlor.
Some of the main advantages of opening a trust in Belize include a simple registration procedure, a high degree of confidentiality and flexibility. 
Investors who are interested in more information about how to open an offshore company in Belize can contact our registration experts.

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Call us now at  +230 5252 6703 to set up an appointment with our business consultants in Belize. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Belize.

As a BridgeWest client, you will take advantage from the joint expertize of local company formation agents and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Belize.

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