We incorporate limited liability companies in more than 40 countries, our experience and relationship with the companies registry means, we can incorporate your Kenyan Private Limited Company, according to your specifications.
To register a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in Kenya you will need:
To incorporate a Kenya company the following is required for the Kenyan Registrar of Companies:
Upon registration a Kenyan company must obtain a company seal, to be used as the signature for the company on official documents.
After receiving the Certificate of incorporation, Kenyan companies are required to register with the Kenyan Revenue Authority for a PIN and VAT.
The most commonly incorporated company type for foreign entrepreneurs is a limited liability companies (LLC), and this company type offers to its shareholders and directors limited liability.
The minimum share capital requirements is KES 2000 for a Kenyan company, although additional share capital requirements may apply for business' conducting certain types of activity. The stamp duty payable upon registration will depend upon the amount of issued share.
A minimum of one shareholder, of any nationality or residency is required for a Kenyan company, with a maximum of fifty for a Private Limited Company. Shareholders may be individuals or corporate bodies.
A Kenyan company is requires to have one director, with no restrictions on nationality or residency.
Only companies with a Nominal Capital of over KES 500,000 are required to have a Company Secretary.
A proposed company name must be reserved with the Registrar of Companies pending registration.
We check that your Kenya company name is acceptable and is not already incorporated with the Kenyan Registrar of Companies. This process typically takes 2 days and the name is reserved for up to 30 days.
Once incorporated we provide a set of corporate documents for your Kenya company which, includes the Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association the Articles of Association and Share Certificates. Copies of the company incorporation documents are sent via email and the originals from the companies registry are sent to you in a corporate folder.
Your company must have a registered office in Kenya, this is where documents may be legally served - we can provide a registered office in Kenya. A Situation of Office Form 201 must be completed and signed by one director or the company secretary, that specifies the details of the companies registered office in Kenya.