BUSINESS COMPANIES REGULATORY DIVISION

Laws Administered

  1. Companies Ordinance (Cap10A)
  2. Registration of Business Names Act 1988
  3. Moneylenders’ Act 1988

Primary Functions

  1. Facilitates applications for business and companies’ registration and incorporation,
  2. Monitor legal compliance on business and companies’ registrations at national level,
  3. Provide businesses registry services and advices, and
  4. On-going review and development of all business registration laws at national level.

Current Updates

  1. The division is engaging with PSDI in reviewing the Companies Ordinance (Cap10a) and Registration of Business Names Act 1988, and
  2. Undertaking institutional restructuring to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in executing the primary functions of the Registrar of Companies.

The following fees shall be payable:-

Section 6 of CAP10A

  1. For inspection of any register kept by the Registrar, a fee of 50 cents
  2. For a copy supplied by the Registrar of any documents or part of any document, a fee of 50 cents per page

Section 9 of CAP10A

  1. Upon the first $10,000 of the authorized share capital a fee of $3.00 per $100 of such share (subject to a minimum fee of $250), and
  2. Upon the next $40,000 of share capital, a fee of $2.00 per $100, and
  3. Upon any residue of such share capital, a fee of $0.50 cents per $100.

Provide the maximum fee for a company incorporated before the 1st April 1981 shall be $500.

Section 14 of CAP10A

  1. For reservation of a company name, a fee of $50.00
  2. For approval of Registrar to a change of name (otherwise than a change of name directed by the Registrar pursuant to Section 14(3) and (4), a fee of $50.00

Section 24 of CAP10A

  1. For inspection of the Register of Members, a fee of 50 cents
  2. For a copy of the Register of Members or any part thereof, a fee of 50 cents per page

Section 43 of CAP10A

For registration of any resolution passed pursuant to section 42 of the Ordinance, a fee of $50 together with a fee of $2 per $100 of the first $40,000 of any increase in authorized share capital effected thereby and a fee of 50 cents per $100 of any residue of any such increase.

For More information Please Email: ttamoa@commerce.gov.ki

BRC Divisions

Contacts

Kinateao Rokonimwane

Kinateao Rokonimwane

Assistant Business Registration Officer

krokonimwane@commerce.gov.ki

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