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Register a local company for foreigners
The procedure of registration of a local company by a foreigner is almost similar to the registration of local company by a citizen but for the requirements. During the registration process, a foreigner will only use their passport to register the company unlike for locals who require a Kenya Revenue Authority PIN for registration.
Register a local company for foreigners (General)Company registration is done online through the ecitizen portal. Foreigners wishing to register a company are required to register with the ecitizen portal and proceed to obtain the company registration documents. Upon registration, they are required to obtain a company PIN and register for NSSF and NHIF. In order to commence businesses, they are also required to obtain a business permit from the county government which they would like to operate in. The County business permit procedure and fees varies from one county to the other.