Republic of the Philippines
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION
OF
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

(7 October 2014)

  • All applications and supporting documents must be in four (4) copies and in A4 size bond paper with a cover sheets.

  • Documents signed abroad must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy or Consulate in the country where signed.

  • Audited Financial Statements and Special Audit Reports must be certified by an independent Certified Public Accountant (CPA), with Statement of Representation filed with the SEC. Said statement must indicate the CPA Cert. No., PRC/BOA No. and the PTR No. of the CPA and SEC accreditation of External Auditor if applicable.

  • All applications must indicate the Tax Identification Number (TIN) of the incorporators, directors/trustees, stockholders/members for corporations, and partners for partnerships.

  • Foreign investors are allowed to indicate passport number in lieu of TIN for registration of a corporation/partnership.

   

I.  REGISTRATION OF CORPORATIONS

     A. STOCK CORPORATION

Basic Requirements   [show] Basic Requirements   [hide]
Additional Requirements   [show] Additional Requirements   [hide]

Additional requirements based on kind of payment for subscription:

a.  Land and/ Building/Condominium Unit  [show] a.  Land and/ Building/Condominium Unit  [hide]
b.  Untitled Lands   [show] b.  Untitled Lands   [hide]
c.   Inventories/Furniture/Personal Properties   [show] c.   Inventories/Furniture/Personal Properties   [hide]
d.   Heavy Equipment and Machinery   [show] d.   Heavy Equipment and Machinery   [hide]
e.  Shares of Stock   [show] e.  Shares of Stock   [hide]
f.  Motor Vehicle   [show] f.  Motor Vehicle   [hide]
g.   Sea Vessel/Aircraft   [show] g.   Sea Vessel/Aircraft   [hide]
h.   Intangible   [show] h.   Intangible   [hide]
i.   Net Assets (by way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by spin-off)  [show] i.   Net Assets (by way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by spin-off)  [hide]

   

     B.  NON-STOCK CORPORATION

Basic Requirements   [show] Basic Requirements   [hide]
Additional requirements   [show] Additional requirements   [hide]

   

      C.  BY- LAWS OF STOCK AND NON-STOCK TO BE FILED AFTER INCORPORATION   [show] C.BY-  LAWS OF STOCK AND NON-STOCK TO BE FILED AFTER INCORPORATION   [hide]

   

II.  LICENSING OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

A.  BRANCH OFFICE and REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE   [show] A.  BRANCH OFFICE and REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE   [hide]
B. RHQ & ROHQ   [show] B. RHQ & ROHQ   [hide]

   

III.  REGISTRATION OF PARTNERSHIPS

BASIC REQUIREMENTS   [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS   [hide]
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   [show] ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   [hide]

   

IV.  OTHER APPLICATIONS

A.  FOR CORPORATIONS

I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (for stock and non-stock corporations )   [show] I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION (for stock and non-stock corporations )   [hide]

      ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   [show]       ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS   [hide]
II.   AMENDED BY-LAWS (for stock and non-stock corporations) [show] II.   AMENDED BY-LAWS (for stock and non-stock corporations) [hide]

III.   INCREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK(ICS)

BASIC REQUIREMENTS   [show] BASIC REQUIREMENTS   [hide]

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

a.  Cash   [show] a.  Cash   [hide]
b.  Conversion of advances/liabilities to equity   [show] b.  Conversion of advances/liabilities to equity   [hide]
c.  Stock dividends   [show] c.  Stock dividends   [hide]
d.  Land and building/condominium units  [show] d.  Land and building/condominium units  [hide]
e.  Inventories/furniture/personal properties  [show] e.  Inventories/furniture/personal properties  [hide]
f.  Heavy equipment and machinery  [show] f.  Heavy equipment and machinery  [hide]
g.  Shares of stock  [show] g.  Shares of stock  [hide]
h.  Motor Vehicle  [show] h.  Motor Vehicle  [hide]
i.  Sea vessel/aircraft  [show] i.  Sea vessel/aircraft  [hide]
j.  Intagibles  [show] j.  Intagibles  [hide]
k.  Net assets (way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by spin off)[show] k.  Net assets (way of conversion of single proprietorship/partnership into corporation or by spin off)[hide]
IV.   DECREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK   [show] IV.   DECREASE OF AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK   [hide]
V.    RECLASSIFICATION/DECLASSIFICATION/CONVERSION OF SHARES   [show] V.    RECLASSIFICATION/DECLASSIFICATION/CONVERSION OF SHARES   [hide]
VI.   MERGER/CONSOLIDATION   [show] VI.   MERGER/CONSOLIDATION   [hide]
VII.  DISSOLUTION OF STOCK AND NON-STOCK (CORPORATE TERM)   [show] VII.  DISSOLUTION OF STOCK AND NON-STOCK (CORPORATE TERM)   [hide]
VIII.  QUASI-REORGANIZATION   [show] VIII.  QUASI-REORGANIZATION   [hide]
IX.   EQUITY RESTRUCTURING   [show] IX.   EQUITY RESTRUCTURING   [hide]
X.    CREATION OF ADDITIONAL PAID-IN CAPITAL   [show] X.    CREATION OF ADDITIONAL PAID-IN CAPITAL   [hide]
XI.   CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION   [show] XI.   CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION   [hide]
XII.   STOCK DIVIDEND DECLARATION ON UNISSUED AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK   [show] XII.   STOCK DIVIDEND DECLARATION ON UNISSUED AUTHORIZED CAPITAL STOCK   [hide]
XIII.  PROPERTY DIVIDEND DECLARATION   [show] XIII.  PROPERTY DIVIDEND DECLARATION   [hide]
XV.  CERTIFICATION OF PAID-UP CAPITAL/CAPITAL STRUCTURE   [show] XV.  CERTIFICATION OF PAID-UP CAPITAL/CAPITAL STRUCTURE   [hide]
XVI. CERTIFICATION OF PERCENTAGE OF OWNERSHIP   [show] XVI. CERTIFICATION OF PERCENTAGE OF OWNERSHIP   [hide]
XVII. CREATION OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS   [show] XVII. CREATION OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS   [hide]
XVIII. CONFIRMATION OF VALUATION   [show] XVIII. CONFIRMATION OF VALUATION   [hide]
XIX. VOTING TRUSTS   [show] XIX. VOTING TRUSTS   [hide]

B. FOR PARTNERSHIPS

I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partnership name)   [show] I.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partnership name)   [hide]
II.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partners)   [show] II.   AMENDED ARTICLES OF PARTNERSHIP (to change partners)   [hide]
IV.   DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP   [show] IV.   DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP   [hide]

C. FOR FOREIGN CORPORATIONS

I.   AMENDMENT OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS
   Basic Requirements   [show]    Basic Requirements   [hide]
   Additional Requirements for Amendment of Corporate Name   [show]    Additional Requirements for Amendment of Corporate Name   [hide]
   Additional Requirement for Conversion of License to Stock Branch Office (DME) and ROHQ   [show]    Additional Requirement for Conversion of License to Stock Branch Office (DME) and ROHQ   [hide]
II.   CHANGE OF RESIDENT AGENT   [show] II.   CHANGE OF RESIDENT AGENT   [hide]
III.   WITHDRAWAL OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS   [show] III.   WITHDRAWAL OF LICENSE OF FOREIGN CORPORATIONS   [hide]

MINIMUM PAID-UP CAPITAL REQUIREMENT

BASED ON INDUSTRY: (Philippine Peso)   [show] BASED ON INDUSTRY: (Philippine Peso)  [hide]
BASED ON FOREIGN EQUITY: [show] BASED ON FOREIGN EQUITY: [hide]
BUSINESSES REQUIRING ENDORSEMENTS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES * [show] BUSINESSES REQUIRING ENDORSEMENTS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES * [hide]

                          

  *REQUIRING CLEARANCE FROM OTHER DEPARTMENT OF THE COMMISSION

Investment company, Financing and lending companies, issuers of proprietary or non-proprietary membership (i.e. golf clubs), listed and public companies and foundation

Corporate Governance and Finance Department

Capital Market Institutions (i.e. Exchange, Broker, Dealer, Investment House and others

Markets and Securities Regulation Department


*Endorsements, if applicable, shall form part of the registration papers


Company Registration and Monitoring Department
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

Company Registration and Monitoring Department

Calculator for Registration Fees

Minimum Paid-Up Capital Requirement

Businesses Requiring Endorsements From Other Government Agencies

Reportorial and Monitoring Requirements for Domestic Corporations

Reportorial and Monitoring Requirements for Foreign Corporations

 

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