Domestic Beneficial Ownership

All legal persons found under part A of the First Schedule of the Beneficial Ownership Act, 2020, must comply to the BO Act by January 31st, 2022

Legal Persons:

Register of Beneficial Owners

Every legal person shall maintain a register, to be known as a register of beneficial owners, at the principal place of business of its resident agent.

“resident agent” means—

  • secretary appointed under section 179 of the Companies Act;
  • the person responsible under section 12 of the Registration of Associations Act;
  • a partner of a partnership under the Civil Code of Seychelles Act;

Beneficial ownership information of legal persons must be uploaded onto the Seychelles Beneficial Ownership Database through their resident agent.

Click on this link to access the bo Domestic platform:

Below are Steps for accessing and populating the Seychelles BO database;

Registration Domestic Platform

Download and read through the guidelines for registration. There are 2 registration forms available;

1) Company Secretaries acting in their individual capacity. Click to Access BO Guidelines – Resident Agent (Individual)

Open Book
Open Book

Your registration will be approved or rejected and you will be notified in your email. If not then please contact FIU

Access BO Domestic Platform

Click to Access BO Domestic Portal
Important: Ensure all mandatory documents are attached to your registration. Please see the documentation under chapter 'Attachments'.

Reporting BO

After the FIU has reviewed and approved your registration, you can now login on the platform and populate BO information per below guidelines;
Click to Access BO Guidelines – Populating the BO database

Open Book

Confirmation reports Domestic

Please contact the FIU on supervision&[email protected] to receive confirmation of your BO population.

Non-Domestic (Offshore) Beneficial Ownership

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;

Legal Persons associated in the offshore sector

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

Legal Arrangements associated in the offshore sector

Registration Non-Domestic Platform

Reporting BO Non-Domestic Platform

The video below contains a video guide on how to populate BO information on the Non-Domestic paltform.

Confirmation Reports Non-Domestic: 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.

BO documents archive

BO GuideLines

Beneficial Ownership Guidelines

Guidelines on Standard XML Reporting for Beneficial Ownership Database


Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database Registration Guidelines

Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database Population Guidelines

Domestic Beneficial Ownership Registration Guidelines RA


Non-Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database Registration Guidelines

User Guide for populating Beneficial Ownership Information onto the Non-Domestic Beneficial Ownership Database