Fee Schedule - Companies Registry

Company registration processes are now online and have to be done on the E-Citizen platform. Payment is made via Mpesa.

Service Offered

Fees

Document Lodged

Document Issued

Time

Name Search & Reservation

Kshs 150

Application made online

Name reserved

1 day

Registration of Business name

Kshs 850

BN 2

Certificate of Incorporation

1-2 days

Limited Liability Partnership

Kshs 25000

New Registration LLP 1

Certificate of Incorporation

1 day

Private Limited Company

Kshs 10650

CR 1, CR 2, Cr 8, Statement of Nominal Capital

Certificate of Incorporation

3-5 days

Public Limited Company

Kshs 10650

CR 1, CR 2, CR8, CR 10, CR 12 and Statement of Nominal Capital

Certificate of Incorporation

3-5 days

Unlimited Companies

Kshs 20050

Cr 1, CR 4, Cr 8 Statement of Nominal Capital

Certificate of Incorporation

3-5 days

Company Limited by guarantee

1-25 members kshs 3000

26-100 members kshs 7500

Over 100 members kshs 15000 + additional Kshs 2000 for each additional 50 members

License to dispense with the word limited Kshs 3000

CR1, CR 3 and CR 8

Certificate of Incorporation

3 days upon receipt of vetting report from NIS

Change of name of Company/Business Name/Limited Liability Partnership

Business Name Kshs 800 subject to penalties

Company Kshs 4000

LLP Kshs 2000

Company CR 15 & 19/Business BN 4/LLP 9

Certificate of Change of Name

1 day

Change of Office bearers

Kshs 550 (each)

CR 6 & 9 where applicable

CR 12

3 days

Change of Particulars of Directors

Kshs 550

CR7

CR 12

2 days

Change of address/location of Company

Kshs 550

CR 16

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Appointment of Company Secretary

Kshs 550

CR 10

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

2 days

Change of Particulars of Company Secretary

Kshs 550

CR 11

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Change of Residential Address of Company Secretary

Kshs 550

CR 12

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Cessation from office of Company Secretary

Kshs 550

CR 13

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Increase/Decrease of Nominal Capital

 

Increase varies with the Nominal Capital

Resolution of company, Court Order for decrease in value

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Variation of Shares

Lands ( stamp duty)

Resolution of Company

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

1 day

Change of Particulars of Business Name

Kshs 200 (upon submission of an original BN certificate)  

Kshs 400 (upon submission of a copy of BN certificate)  subject to penalties where applicable

BN 4

BN5 (Certificate of change of particulars)

3 days

Change of Particulars of LLP

Kshs 2000

CR LLP

Can apply for CR 12 to see changes

Varies

Conversion of Private to Public Limited

Kshs 7000

CR 17 accompanied by documents stipulated on the forms i.e CR 15, CR18, CR19

·         Amendment memorandum-Kshs 2000

·         CR 19- Kshs 2000

·         CR 18- Kshs 2000

·         CR 15- Kshs 2000

Certificate of Conversion

2 days

Conversion of Public to Private Limited

 

Kshs 7000

CR 17 accompanied by documents stipulated on the forms i.e CR 15, CR18, CR19

·         Amendment memorandum-Kshs 2000

·         CR 19- Kshs 2000

·         CR 18- Kshs 2000

·         CR 15- Kshs 2000

Certificate of Incorporation

2 days

Conversion of Private Limited Company to Unlimited Company

Kshs 7000

CR 17 accompanied by documents stipulated on the forms i.e CR 15, CR18, CR19

·         Amendment memorandum-Kshs 2000

·         CR 19- Kshs 2000

·         CR 18- Kshs 2000

·         CR 15- Kshs 2000

Certificate of Conversion

2 days

Conversion of Public Company to Unlimited Company

Kshs 7000

CR 17 accompanied by documents stipulated on the forms i.e CR 15, CR18, CR19

·         Amendment memorandum-Kshs 2000

·         CR 19- Kshs 2000

·         CR 18- Kshs 2000

CR 15- Kshs 2000

Certificate of Conversion

2 days

Conversion from Limited Company to Limited Liability Partnership

Kshs 25000

LLP 7

Certificate of Conversion

2 days

Conversion from Business Name to LLP

Kshs 25000

LLP5

Certificate of Conversion

2 days

Cessation of Business Name

Kshs 800 subject to penalties

BN 6

Letter of Confirmation

1 day

Declaration of solvency or insolvency

Kshs 2000

LLP 10

No document issued

(Reflected on company records)

Immediately

Dissolution of Companies

Kshs 4000

Resolution of Company and CR 18 & 19

Letter of Confirmation

90 days

Registration of Debentures/Charges

 Kshs 2000-14000

Security Instrument accompanied by CR 25, 26 or 27

Certificate of Mortgage

2 days

Discharge of Charge/Debenture

Kshs 2000

Cr 28

Certificate of Clearance

1 day


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