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Steps (14) arrow_drop_up arrow_drop_down
Company name reservation  (1) expand_more expand_less
Company registration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain taxpayer registration  (6) expand_more expand_less
National Hospital Insurance Fund(NHIF)  (2) expand_more expand_less
Social security registration  (2) expand_more expand_less
Obtain business permit  (1) expand_more expand_less
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Summary of the procedure

Institutions/Systems involved 6 expand_more expand_less

Government of Kenya eCitizen Portal (x 3)
iTax portal (x 3)
Kenya Investment Authority (x 3)
National Hospital Insurance Fund (x 2)
National Social Security Fund - NSSF Headquarters (x 2)
Nairobi County Self service portal

Results 7 expand_more expand_less

Name reservation letter
Certificate of incorporation
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12
Company PIN Certificate
Employer's code
Certificate of registration with NSSF
Unified business permit

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Passport photo
Identity card (x 2)
Signed notice of registered address-CR8
Signed company registration form -CR1
Signed memorandum of a company with share capital-CR2 (x 2)
Signed statement of nominal capital
Passport (x 4)
Cover letter
Investment application form
PIN acknowledgment receipt - non resident
Certificate of incorporation (x 6)
Proof of investment
PIN acknowledgment receipt - non resident
Letter of appointment
Letter of introduction (x 2)
Proof of investment (x 2)
PIN certificate (x 2)
Endorsement letter (x 2)
List of shareholders and directors- CR 12 (x 2)
Work permit
Acknowledgment receipt for alien registration
Entry pass stamp
Latest Tax return
NHIF employers registration form
Company PIN Certificate (x 2)
NSSF employers registration form
PIN certificate
Passport
Passport photo
Notarized certificate of incorporation
Representatives
Agent's current practising certificate (x 2)
Letter of authority (x 2)

Estimated cost KES  26,000

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USD expand_more expand_less
  • USD Add Name Here
KES 100
For a single business name search
KES 50
eCitizen convenience fee
KES 10,000
For company registration
KES 600
For CR 12 - List of shareholders certificate
KES 50
eCitizen convenience fee
KES 15,000
For business permit - Fee for a small workshop of up to 5 employees
KES 200
For business permit application fees

Total Duration 4 d - 14 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4 d 14 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 40mn 1h. 20mn
Attention at counter: 9h. 35mn 9h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4 d 13 d

Laws 17 expand_more expand_less

Business permits fee schedule Business permits fee schedule
Companies Act 2015 Companies Act 2015
  Sections 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 32, 46, 54, 128, 129, 138
Companies ACT General Amendment (2) Regulations 2016 Companies ACT General Amendment (2) Regulations 2016
Companies Act Regulations Companies Act Regulations 2015
  Sections 1st schedule, 3, 4, 5, 7
Income Tax Act Income Tax Act
  Sections 3, 4, 132, tion 132
Investment promotion act 2004 Investment Promotion Act 2004
  Sections 3, 4, 15
NSSF ACT Regulations 2014 Legal Notice 81 of 2014 - NSSF Regulations
  Sections 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 17, 19
Legal Notice No. 82 of 2014 NSSF Regulations Legal Notice No. 82 of 2014 NSSF Regulations
  Sections 2, 5, 6, 7
Legal Notice No.14 of 2015-NHIF ACT Legal Notice No.14 of 2015-NHIF ACT
Legal Notice No.61 of 2016 Legal Notice No.61 of 2016
Legal Notice No.80 of 2003- Companies Act Legal Notice No.80 of 2003 Companies Act (schedule of fees)
Legal Notice No.81 of 2014-NSSF ACT Legal Notice No.81 of 2014 NSSF Regulations
  Sections 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 17, 19
Nairobi county city county finance Act 2013 Nairobi City County Finance Act 2013
  Section  8
National Hospital Insurance Fund Act National Hospital Insurance Fund Act
  Section  16
National Social Security Fund Act 2013 National Social Security Fund Act 2013
  Sections 19, 20
PIN requirements checklist PIN requirements checklist
Registration of business names act 2012 Registration of Business Names Act 2012
  Section  17
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