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Requirements to Establish Companies – Domestic & Foreign

 

Documents to be Completed:

 

Mandate - Companies

Signatures to be authenticated by
Bankers overseas for non-resident Directors

(Applicable to Directors
residing overseas)

 
         
 

Index Card – for each signatory

Signatures to be authenticated by
Bankers overseas for non-resident Directors

(Applicable to Directors
residing overseas)

 
         
  Cheque Book Requisition         Signatures to be authenticated by
Bankers overseas for non-resident Directors

(Applicable to Directors
residing overseas)

 


Documents to be Submitted:

  • Identification Card, Guyana's New Plastic Driver's Licence or Passport for each Signatory, Director, Secretary and Beneficial Owner of the Company
  • Proof of Address for each Signatory, Director, Secretary and Beneficial Owner of the Company*
  • TIN Certificate for each Signatory, Director and Secretary once they are taxpayers in Guyana
  • Two Character References for each Signatory, Director and Secretary must be from reputable individuals*
  • Proof of Address for the Company*
  • Audited Financial Statements for 2 years preceding year in which application for new account is made
  • Cash Flow Projection for 2 Years for newly incorporated company
  • TIN Certificate for the Company (TIN can also be obtained from the VAT or Excise tax certificates)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate*

  • Company Documents:-
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Articles of Incorporation
    • Declaration of Compliance
    • Notice of Secretary
    • Consent to Act as Secretary
    • Notice of Directors
    • Consent to Act as Directors
    • Notice of Registered Office/ Address
    • Number of Shareholders and Allotment of Shares
    • By-Laws
    • Resolution

  • Letter requesting the establishment of a Chequing Account at GBTI
  • Resolution from the Board of Directors stating the names of signatories and the signing instructions
  • Letter stating Known Agents authorized to transact business

  • Copies of their Identification Cards or Passports to be included
    • Licence/Permit from issuing agency*
    • Local Incorporation Documents required for Foreign Companies
    • Confirmation of Overseas bank account for Foreign Companies

  • US Citizens/ Residents – Beneficial Owners – 10%
    • Green Card – (If Applicable)
    • Social Security Number required to be completed on FATCA form (W-9)
    • Tax Registration Number (TRN)
    • Global Intermediary ID Number
    • Employer's Identification Number (EIN)
 


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