Procedure for the registration of a branch of a foreign company in Kenya


For the registration of a branch of an existing foreign company in Kenya, the applicant must under SectiUre such a branch of a foreign company in Kenya as a branch of a foreign company in Africa A foreign company is a corporate structure, which operates in Kenya for-profit and canive dividends. It is also required to have centralized management for the purpose of running the business.. To be established as a branch in Kenya, the company must have a registered branch of a foreign company in Kenya and shall seek to maintain business and financial relations with the parent corporate entity. 2. For the registration of a branch of an existing foreign company in Kenya following documents are required a) Certificate of registration of the parent company in Kenya i) The company’s Certificate of Registration and Corporate Services. 2015, the following are the requirements for the registration of a foreign company (branch) The company’s Certificate of Registration and Corporate Services. 2015, the following are the requirements for the registration of a foreign company (branch) The company must submit the following documents: a) Financial Statements – b)(a) certified copy of a current certificate of the foreign company’s incorporation or a registration in its place of origin, or a document of similar effect;(b) a certified copy of its constitution;(c) a list containing the names of its directors and shareholders and their personal details;(d) if that list includes directors who— (i) reside in Kenya; and (ii) are members of a local board of directors a memorandum that is duly executed by or on behalf of the foreign company and states the powers of those directors; and(f) notice of the address of— (i) if it has in its place of origin a registered office for the purposes of law there in force—that office; or (ii) otherwise — its principal place of business in its place of origin; and(g) notice of the address of its registered office under section 983. A foreign company in Kenya is required to maintain a registered office where all communications may be sent. Registrar issues a Certificate of Compliance signifying the registration of the Foreign Company is complete. Time scales take approximately 4 weeks to secure the Certificate of registration or in this regard “a Certificate of Compliance” by the Registrar. To facilitate the registration of a Branch in Kenya the following information must be submitted to the Registrar prior to the filling of the application form for registration of a branch of a foreign company in Kenya at the appropriate branch. The application form of a foreign company in Kenya is available from all the registered companies for downloading and printing. The address of the foreign company’s registered office in Kenya. For the registration of a branch of an existing foreign company in Kenya, the company must have a registered branch of a foreign company in Kenya and shall seek to maintain business and financial relations with the parent corporate entity. 3. Authorized person is the person whose signature appears in the register of the branch in Kenya and may act on behalf of the branch. The person will have full rights to carry on the business of the branch without the signature of the authorized person appearing in the register. 4. Branches of a foreign company in Kenya that are established as branches in Africa have certain obligations. The obligations are those which are normally required of the parent company in Africa with respect to the branch in Kenya. The documents required for the establishment of the branch are the same as the documents required for the establishment of a branch in Kenya. The documents required for the establishment of the branch are the same as the documents required for the establishment of a branch in Kenya.