What other documents are foreign companies required to file with the Companies Registry?

What other documents are foreign companies required to file with the Companies Registry?

A foreign company should notify Registrar of any changes to the original information delivered for registration as and when changes occur. This includes changes to:

  • its constitution (or any other document lodged in relation to the company)
  • its directors or their particulars e.g. addresses
  • the extent of the powers of directors in Kenya [to represent the company]
  • its local representative(s) or their name/address
  • the location in its place of origin of its registered office or, where it has no such registered office, its principal place of business.
  • the location of its place of business in Kenya

The above changes must be notified within one month of the occurrence of the relevant change using Form FC7.

A registered foreign company must also deliver forms to the Registry notifying the following (within the period specified):

  • the particulars of the place in Kenya it proposes to carry on business (prior to carrying on business at that place using Form FC4)
  • the closure of a place of business in Kenya (within 21 days of such closure using form FC8). Note that a company is deemed to have closed a place if it does not carry on business there for a continuous period of 6 months.
  • the opening hours of the registered office in Kenya using Form FC6
  • a change in location of the registered office in Kenya or a change in the opening hours (within 7 days of such change using Form FC5)

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