How to Register a Company in Kenya by Biz Brokers

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Ltd Company registration in Kenya.

Your Company formation and registration starts here. For a quick, reliable and experienced company incorporation service all over Kenya. Biz Brokers Kenya offers you start to end solutions for your Business startup in Kenya.

With over 13 years experience in company formation and company compliance services in Kenya, we are best suited to provide you with a start to end solution for your company registration needs..

Limited Company Formation in Kenya

How to register a Company in Kenya

1.Name Search 
The Proposed company name must be searched and reserved pending registration. Names can only be reserved for thirty days. 
Application for reservation of a name are made filling out Form CR 14 and be accompanied with the prescribed fee.

2. Documents prescribed for incorporation of a company. 
Memorandum and Articles of Association – Highlights the objectives of the company, the subscribers, the share structure of the company and the subscribers to the Memorandums and Articles of the company.

– Form CR1 – Application for registration of a Limited company, Unlimited company or a company limited by guarantee.
– Form CR2 – Model memorandum for a company with a share capital.
– Form CR8 – Notice of Residential address of the Directors.
– Statement of nominal capital – Declaration of Nominal Capital of the company.

3. Only companies with a Nominal capital of over Kshs 500,000 are required to have a Certified company Secretary.

4.The Statement of Nominal capital and the Form CR1 are required to be Revenue stamped.
The stamp duty fee is determined by the value of the nominal capital of the company.

5. Registration – Certificate of Incorporation is processed thereafter.

Requirements for company registration in Kenya.

  1. Proposed company name for name search approval.
  2. Objectives of the Company. The nature of Business / activities the company shall 
  3. Names of the shareholders in Full.
  4. Names of the Directors in full if different from the shareholders.
  5. Postal addresses, Email address and Telephone Number of the shareholders and Directors.
  6. Number of shares to be held by each shareholder.
  7. Proposed Physical address of the company. The Physical Address includes road, plot number, 
    town, county.
  8. Copy of ID / Passport of the Shareholders / Directors.
  9. Passport photos of the Shareholders / Directors.
  10. Copy of tax PIN certificate of the Shareholders / Directors.

    We process company registrations in Averagely 7 days.

 Online company application

or send an email Company Registration request to

Online Company Registration Services, Kenya.

You can now fill out and make an Online application for a limited liability company.
This service makes it easier and faster for us to process your application documents prior to submission of the prescribed documents.

You can download the list of requirements HERE and mail them back to
Do feel free to request any forms that you may require.

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