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Apply and pay for branch registration
(last modified: 18/01/2021)

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Costs

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Timeframe ( ver detalles )

Espera hasta paso siguiente

KES 7550
0 mn  -  0 mn
1 day  -  1 day

Contact details

Entity in charge

Government of Kenya eCitizen Portal


Tel: +254 709 480 000 / +254 790 724 504
Email: cr@ag.go.ke
Website: https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/

Expected results

Receipt of payment

Requirements

1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Application for registration of a foreign company -FC2 (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notice of place of business- Form FC4 (copy)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Notice specifying opening hours of company -Form FC6 (copy)
4. Register of beneficial owners - BOF1
Register of beneficial owners - BOF1
Signed by one of the directors on behalf of the company
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certified certificate of incorporation (copy)
Dully certified by a notary public from county of origin
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certified Memorandum and articles of association (copy)
Dully certified by a notary public from county of origin
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (copy)
For each foreign director and the local representative if foreign
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport photo (copy)
For each foreign director and the authorized local representative
9. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Contact details
For local representative if Kenyan
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
PIN certificate (copy)
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Identity card (copy)

Cost KES 7,550

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  • KES Add Name Here
KES 100
For name reservation
KES 6,800
For registration ofa branch of a foreign company
KES 600
For list of directors and shareholders
KES 50
eCitizen convenience fee
Payment methods: Mobile money
Registration of certified copy of the charter/memorandum and articles of association or constitution of the company costs KES 6000.00 while registration of any other document is KES 200.00

Time frame

Registration happens within a day.
Attention at counter: Min.   1h. - Max.   2h.
Waiting time until next step: Min.   1 day - Max.   1 day

Legal justification

1. Companies Act 2015
Companies Act 2015
Sections 19, 975
2. Legal Notice No.80 of 2003 Companies Act (schedule of fees)
Legal Notice No.80 of 2003 Companies Act (schedule of fees)
Article III

Additional information

Users can access the government services through the following accounts: 1. Ecitizen Kenyan Citizen account for Kenyan citizens. 2. Ecitizen Foreign Residents account for resident foreigners with an alien card. 3. eVisa Visitors account for non-resident foreigners without an alien card. 4. Ebusiness account for businesses already registered in Kenya.The applicant submits at least 3 unique business names in order of priority to ensure availability. The applicant is supposed to print, sign the FC2, FC4, FC6, BOF1 forms, scan and upload back into ecitizen portal.

Recourse: Business Registration Service

Entity in charge

Business Registration Service

Harambee Avenue P.O Box 30031, Nairobi 00100
Tel: +254 790 724 689 / +254 790 724 571
Email: cr@ag.go.ke
Website: https://brs.go.ke
Directions: Google maps

Unit in charge

Customer care - Business Registration Service

Mon: 08:00 - 17:00
Tue: 08:00 - 17:00
Wed: 08:00 - 17:00
Thu: 08:00 - 17:00
Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Person in charge

Samuel Wairegi Wahome

Customer care officer
Tel: +254 020 2227461 / +254 (0) 202 251 355
Email: wairegi.samuel@yahoo.com, cr@ag.go.ke
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