Offshore Documentation Services

Offshore Universe’s company documentation service includes drawing up the relevant documents required for forming an offshore company, certifying company documents and securely storing confidential company documents. This is inclusive of the following:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Register of Directors and Shareholders/Members
  • Share Certificates
  • Memorandums and Articles of Association.

Offshore Universe offers the option of a paper based service of these documents for maximum security and protection. Hardcopy documents are delivered via our secure courier system.

Why do I need my offshore company documents certified by Apostille?

An Apostille Certificate is an official certificate issued to documents so they will be recognised valid internationally without further legalisation or evidence required.

Under the 1961 Hague Convention, documents notarised by a solicitor and then certified by a conformant apostille will be accepted for legal and international use in all jurisdictions signatories to the Hague Convention.

Which documents may be apostilled?

Any document from Companies House or company documents from our systems, to include:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • List of Directors/Shareholders
  • Share certificate
  • Company meeting minutes

How many documents can be apostilled at any one time?

There is no limit on the amount of documents that can be certified at any one time. Note that apostilled documents are however valid three months from their certified date.

Which jurisdictions require Apostilled documents?

At present there are 105 jurisdictions signatories to the 1961 Hague Convention that recognise apostle certificates.

Request an Apostle Service

Offshore Universe offers a competitive document apostle service from £420 per document.

Offshore Universe guarantees fast, confidential and secure delivery of all hard copy documents.