Requirements for Company & Branch Registration in Kenya – Are you looking to start a Business in Kenya?  Here are the Requirements you need to have inplace.
There are Three ways for you can register  your entity, one as a totally independent limited company, or as a Subsidiary of your Company registered in Kenya or any other Jurisdiction or as a Branch Company registered in another Jurisdiction.

The requirements for Registering a limited Company (LLC) / Subsidiary include the following,

The new procedures now allow a single person to register a limited Company as a Foreigner; this means you do not need a Kenyan director to co-own the company with you. You can own the company 100%.

  1. At least 3 names on which we are going to conduct a Name Search to ensure that the name is available for you.
  2. Copy of your valid Travel Passport or Kenyan ID Card
  3. Passport size Photo
  4. Telephone Number, Physical, email and Postal Addresses of the Directors and Shareholders
  5. Occupation of the Shareholders and Directors
  6. Shares apportionment percentage incase the company has More than 1 Director.

Once you have all the requirements we go ahead and fill in the CR1, CR2, CR8 and the statement of nominal capital, which you are required to sign and send back to us to finish the process.
If the process is successful you will be issued with a Certificate of Incorporation and CR12.

We shall then go ahead and help you process the Company PIN And also open Company Bank account in one of our Partner Banks

Requirements for Registering a  Branch Company includes the following ;

A Branch Company is an Entity that is not any Different from the Parent Company with a Name and Activities Exactly as the Parent Company and its Liabilities extends to the Parent Company. In Short, A branch is just an Extension of the Parent Company.
The process of Registration is similar to the limited Company mentioned above however you would need to avail the following documentations.

  1. Certified copies of the parent Company’s Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Certified copies of the Charter, Statutes or Memorandum and Articles of Association of the parent Company
  3.  List of the Directors of the Parent Company giving the following particulars: Full Names, Postal address, Nationality and Business Occupation
  4. Name(s) and Postal Address of one or more persons resident in Kenya authorized to accept service on behalf of the company.
  5.  Full address of the Registered or Principal office of the parent company.
  6. Full address of the place of Business in Kenya.
    If the process is successful you will be issued with a Compliance Certificate.

We shall then go ahead and help you process the Company PIN And also open Company Bank account in one of our Partner Banks

Kindly Click on this link to read more on the differences between Branch and Subsidiary

Click on this Link to engage us for more clarification on the Requirements for Company & Branch Registration in Kenya or to start the Registration Process


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