Setting up your company


  • Legal system based on English law
  • Benign taxation regime – flat 10% corporation tax rate; absence of VAT, capital gains, inheritance, real estate and withholding taxes
  • ”Passporting” of financial services across European Union
  • Fully compliant with international standards relating to transparency
  • Leading pensions jurisdiction, including QROPS
  • Political, financial and social stability
  • Professional workforce trained to UK standards
  • Full employment rights for EU/EEA and Swiss citizens
  • Multi-lingual – English official language, Spanish widely spoken
  • First class commercial and physical infrastructure
  • Convenient location; Mediterranean climate
  • Central European Time zone – daylight saving observed
  • Currency (Gibraltar pound) interchangeable with pound sterling


Gibraltar is located within the Central European Time Zone (CET), which is GMT+1. Daylight saving is observed during the summer months.


Licensed by the Financial Services Commission of Gibraltar as a Company Manager and Professional Trustee. Licence no. FSC 00143B

Gibraltar Pensions

Pension plans are an important component of all wealth planning. Sovereign offer a range of retirement savings solutions and pension plans

Immigration and Residency

Gibraltar introduced the Qualifying (High Net Worth) Individuals Rules, to provide reduced rates of tax to be paid by wealthy individuals who became residents of Gibraltar

Fund Services

Gibraltar is a popular jurisdiction for investment funds and their managers, offering robust fund legislation.

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Sovereign Trust (Gibraltar) Limited
Tel: +350 200 76173