Register with the Registrar for Foreign Companies

Your Progress

What you need to do

Bring along the following documents & please note all documents must be translated into English and certified by an Advocate or Notary Public in the country of origin:

  • A Statement of all existing charges entered into the company affecting properties in Kenya (known as a Prescribed Fee) if required;
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Foreign Company (Original + Certified Copy required);
  • Certificate of Incorporation (Original + Certified Copy required);
  • List and Particulars of Directors and Company Secretary;
  • List and addresses of potential other people authorized to accept service and conduct business;
  • Notice of Location of Registered Office and proof of at least one Local Representative;
  • For an individual investor:
    • Passport (original)
    • Passport Photo of the Investor (recent, coloured passport size photo)
  • For an authorized representative
    • Passport (original)
    • Passport Photo of the Investor (recent, coloured passport size photo)


  • The Registration Fee is Kshs. 10,000/=


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