Seychelles Beneficial Ownership

As per section 13 of the Beneficial Ownership Act, 2020, legal persons and legal arrangements are required to populate their Beneficial Ownership information to the FIU through their resident agents. As such, in order to comply with this obligation, resident agents are required to register and populate the Beneficial Ownership databases as appropriate.

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Domestic Sector

For legal persons found under part A of the First Schedule of the Beneficial Ownership Act, 2020, please use the following link to access the Seychelles BO database https://www.fiu.sc:4443/bo_domestic

LEGAL PERSONS:

A company, including an overseas company, incorporated or registered under the Companies Act.

An Association registered under the Registration of Associations Act.

A partner of a partnership under the Civil Code of Seychelles Act.

Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database Registration Guidelines 

Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database Population Guidelines 

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Non-Domestic Sector

For legal persons and legal arrangements found under part B of the First Schedule of the Beneficial Ownership Act, 2020, please use the following link to access the Seychelles BO database https://www.fiu.sc:4443/bo_live

(1) LEGAL PERSONS:

An international business company incorporated or continued or converted under the International Business Companies Act.

A protected cell company incorporated under the Protected Cell Companies Act.

A company incorporated under the Companies (Special Licences) Act.

A foundation established under the Foundations Act.

(2) LEGAL ARRANGEMENTS:

A resident trustee of an international trust under the International Trusts Act.

A general partner of a limited partnership under the Limited Partnerships Act.

Confirmation reports – Peazip guide

Upon successful submission of BO information onto the Seychelles BO database, note that the FIU will be sending confirmation reports through the message board. This confirmation will be in protected PDF format and will require the use of peazip to unlock and extract the information. As such, kindly find below guidance on how to open a protected peazip file and link to download and install the software.

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