No. All pre-incorporation and post-incorporation procedures can be carried out without personal presence of the beneficial owner – however, some forms and other documents will need to be received in paper-form by mail. That being said, nothing beats a personal conversation in order to better understand the circumstances and needs of the client, and establish a more trustful relationship. So clients are always welcome to visit our office.
Personal presence of the company owner is often a requirement at the conclusive stage of the bank account opening, prior to the activation of the account, as it may be part of the “know your client” procedure.