How do I change a company’s directorship?

This is the procedure of the change of directors in Kenya under Companies Act, No 17

Incoming director- Requirements

  1. Obtain consent from the person appointed to be the director
  2. Obtain the Residential address of the new director and file CR8
  3. Obtain PIN, National ID, and passport photograph for the new director
  4. File CR 6

Outgoing director

  1. Obtain a written resignation letter from the director
  2. File CR 9

In both instances, an interim annual return is required to be filed.

Transfer of shareholding

  1. The parties involved i.e. the transferee and the transferor will sign a transfer deed.
  2. The company secretary will then assess the stamp duty and have the transfer registered at the Registrar of Companies.

How to allot shares after the company has been registered

To allot shares after the company has been registered, the company secretary will file a return on the allotment of shares at the Registrar of Companies.

The company secretary will then send a copy of the allotment of shares to the company’s shareholders.

The company secretary will then send a copy of the allotment of shares to the Registrar of Companies.

The company secretary will then send a copy of the allotment of shares to the shareholders.

The Registrar of Companies will then notify the shareholders of the allotment of shares.

Other things to note

The company secretary will also send a copy of the allotment of shares to the Companies Affairs Department.

How to change a company’s directorship?

The procedure of the change of directors in Kenya under Companies Act, Noallotment of shares to the Registrar of Companies.

How to amend share capital

To amend share capital,.

Obtain a CR 12 form from the company’s registry

Once the changes have been completed, obtain the new list of shareholders and directors (CR12).

What is required?

  1. Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Memorandum & Articles of Association of the company
  3. PIN, ID, Passport copies of the new director