foreigners doing business in Kenya

ways a foreigner can register his or her a company/business

Resident companies

A company is resident for any year of income if:

−It is incorporated under a Law in Kenya

−Management and control is exercised in Kenya

−It has been declared resident by a notice in the Kenya Gazette by the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury

Non-resident companies

Non-resident company with a permanent establishment in


−A permanent establishment is a fixed place of business

e.g. a branch or a Liaison office. A building site, a construction or assembly project which has existed for six months or more is deemed to be a fixed place of business

−Tax on income of such an entity will be determined at the prevailing non-resident tax rate

contact ocl business for company registration in kenya