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To Wind up your Company or to shut down or dissolve a limited Company is commonly referred to as voluntary Winding Up or De-registration of a Limited Liability Company.
A company may voluntarily wind up for any of several reasons including

Why to deregister up a company in Kenya.

  • Termination of the Business of the company
  • Completion of business for which the company was registered
  • Company ceasing to carry on Business for whatever reason
  • Company running into losses and becomes unsustainable
  • Changes in Business environment.
  • Changes in laws and compliance requirements
  • ETC

A company in Kenya may wind up in the following ways.

How to wind up or Deregister a company in Kenya.

  1. By Court
  2. Voluntary: By a resolution of the Directors and shareholders of a company.
  3. By Creditors: Subject to supervision of the Court

We offer Voluntary Winding up services for Private Owned companies all over Kenya.

Procedure to Deregister a Limited Company in Kenya.

  • Special Resolution of the Board of the Company: A Special resolution, constituted in the prescribed form must be passed by the Board of the company for the affairs of the company to be wound up.
  • An application in Writing is made to the Registrar of Companies, in the prescribed form, Stating the intention of the company to Wind up its affairs.
  • Minutes of the Meeting where the resolution was passed.
  • Copies of all outstanding company annual returns.
  • Where the Registrar is satisfied with the application. The registrar shall cause the application to be published in the Kenya Gazette for a period of 3 months.
  • At the pleasure of the Registrar, the company shall be removed from the Register of Companies.

Requirements for De-registration of a Limited company in Kenya.

  • Special Resolution
  • Minutes to the Resolution.
  • Company Annual returns.
  • Clearance from all Charges, debentures, mortgages and chattels of the company.
  • Written application.

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