Registering a company in Kenya.

Company registration in kenya.

Your Company formation and registration in Kenya starts here. For a quick, reliable and experienced Limited company registration service all over Kenya. Biz Brokers Kenya offers you front to end solutions for the registration of a Limited company in kenya and Business startup registration process all over Kenya.

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

Any Adult person or company qualifies to register a Limited company in Kenya. There is no restriction on foreign nationals or foreign companies from owning a Kenyan company 100%. However there are some specific licenses under other legislations that require Kenyan shareholding. We provide a friendly cost of registering a company in kenya for anyone thinking of opening a company in kenya.


Limited Company Formation in Kenya

How to register a Company in Kenya

To Register a company in Kenya, you shall require the following.

  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.
    The 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 is exempted from stamp duty under the new company regulations

  5. Registration - Certificate of Incorporation is processed and issued thereafter.

Requirements for company registration in Kenya.

company registration requirements in Kenya are as follows.

  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.

    An application for the company registration is then made to the registrar of companies. Upon a succesful application a certificate of incorporation is isuued to the directors / shareholders of the Company.
    At Biz Brokers Kenya we assist you with the process of registering a company in kenya.

    We process company registrations in Averagely 7 days.

Online company application

or send an email Company Registration request to

opening a company in 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.

Incorporation of limited companies in Kenya.

At Biz Brokers Kenya, your business registration is processed by experienced staff with extensive knowledge in the process of registering a limited company in kenya and how to incorporate a company in kenya. All your needs for registration of a company in kenya

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