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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Companies Registry (x 2)
Companies Registry

Results 2 expand_more expand_less

Name reservation letter
Name reservation letter
Certificate of registration
Certificate of registration

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Passport photo (x 3)
Passport photo
Name reservation letter (x 2)
Name reservation letter
Identity card
Identity card
PIN certificate (x 2)
PIN certificate
Payment invoice for business name registration (x 2)
Payment invoice for business name registration
Payment invoice
Payment invoice
Signed statement of particulars print out
Signed statement of particulars print out
KES 100
For a single business name search
KES 50
For convenience fee
KES 800
For business name registration
KES 50
eCitizen convenience fee
  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
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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