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Preview & Print


Steps (6) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Business name reservation  (3) expand_more expand_less
Sole proprietor registration  (3) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Business Registration Service (x 2)

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Name reservation letter
Certificate of registration

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Passport photo (x 3)
Name reservation letter (x 2)
Identity card
PIN certificate (x 2)
Payment invoice for business name registration (x 2)
Payment invoice
Signed statement of particulars print out

Estimated cost KES  1,000

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USD expand_more expand_less
  • USD Add Name Here
KES 100
For a single business name search
KES 50
For convenience fee
KES 800
For business name registration
KES 50
eCitizen convenience fee

Total Duration 4 d - 13 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4 d 13 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 15mn 30mn
Attention at counter: 20mn 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4 d 12 d

Laws 2 expand_more expand_less

The registration of business names Act - Legal notice No. 89 - 12th June 2003 Legal Notice No.89 of 2003 (Registration of business names Act)
Registration of business names act 2012 Registration of Business Names Act 2012
  Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17
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