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Seychelles Securities Dealer License

Seychelles Securities Dealer License

The Securities Act 2007 provides the legal framework for the provision of Securities Dealer Services.

A Securities Dealer as per the definition of the Securities Act, 2007 is:

Who carries on business of dealing in securities, or

Who holds himself out as conducting such business described below:

  1. Makes or offers to make an agreement with another person to enter into or offer to enter into an agreement, for or with a view to acquiring, disposing of, subscribing for, or underwriting securities or in any way effects or causes to affect a securities transaction.
  2. Causes any sale or disposition of or other dealing or any solicitation in respect of securities for valuable consideration, whether the terms of payment be on margin, instalment or otherwise or any attempt to do any of the foregoing.
  3. Participates as a securities dealer in any transaction in a security occurring upon a securities exchange
  4. Receives as a securities dealer an order to buy or sell a security which is executed.
  5. Manages a portfolio of securities for another person on terms under which the first mentioned person may hold property of the other person.

Benefits of Obtaining s Seychelles Securities Dealer License

  1. The entity that holds the securities dealer license can advise other persons concerning investment in securities.
  2. Issue, analyze or prepare reports concerning specific portfolios.
  3. Manage a portfolio of securities for another person.

Benefits of Obtaining s Seychelles Securities Dealer License

Seychelles Securities Dealer Licence

Corporate Details



Type of Licence

Securities Dealer License

Underlying entity

Seychelles Domestic Company

Registered Office in Seychelles


Our time to establish a new company

3 months

Corporate Taxation


Share capital or equivalent.


Standard currency


Minimum paid up

USD 50,000

Service Providers


Authorized Representative


Company secretary


Compliance Officer






Minimum number

2 (At least one should be a Securities Dealer Rep)

Local required




Minimum number


Corporate shareholder allowed




Requirements to prepare


Audit requirements

Yes, on annual basis

Requirements to file accounts


Advantages of Seychelles Securities Dealer License

  1. The License holder can offer its forex services and products publicly on its website.
  2. The License holder can take deposits from clients.
  3. There is no limit to the number of clients a Seychelles forex company can accept.
  4. Reasonable minimum capital requirement, USD 50,000 in a bank account at all times and can be withdrawn as soon as the license is issued.
  5. Modern, expedient, and flexible Securities law for setting up Securities Dealer License.
  6. Enhanced privacy
  7. The SDL holding company can provide bank-like activities such as creation of own FX or CFD related products and taking deposits from clients.
  8. Attractive corporate and personal tax environment and access to tax treaties which allows the foreign Securities Dealers from recognized jurisdictions.
  9. Favorable corporate tax (1.5%p.a on Income)

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