Online Foreign company registration in Kenya

B & I East Africa, provides you with a reliable Foreign company registration service in Kenya. A foreign company is a company registered in a foreign jurisdiction seeking to register the same company in Kenya and getting a Certificate of compliance to conduct its business in Kenya.

Foreign company registration enables a foreign entity to maintain its original corporate identity, structure and legal status as is in the foreign jurisdiction in Kenya and to acquire legal status to trade locally.

How do I register a foreign company in Kenya?

At B&I East Africa, we process your Foreign company registration applications.

Procedure for registration of a Foreign company in Kenya.

  1. Name reservation - To verify if the proposed foreign company name is available for registration in Kenya.
  2. Execution of forms F236, F237, F238
  3. Appointment of Local representative.
  4. Registration and issuance of certificate of Incorporation
  5. PIN application

What are the requirements to register a foreign company in Kenya?

  • Scanned certified copy of certificate of incorporation of company from country of registration.
  • Scanned certified copy of the Memorandums and Articles of Association of the company. (If in a Foreign language, interpreted and certified copy)
  • Registered office in country of origin (Plot / House number, road, City, country)
  • Registered office of the Branch in Kenya. (Name of building/ location, plot number, road, county).
  • Names of the Directors / shareholders and share structure.
  • Contact information of the directors / shareholders - Email address, Telephone number, postal address and residential addresses.
  • Scans of Passport bio data and passport photo of directors / shareholders.
  • Appointment of local representative

Appointment of local representative in Kenya.

  1. Names in full of the local representative.
  2. Copy of ID and PIN of the local representative..
  3. Scan passport photo of the local representative.
  4. Contact information of the local representative. IE. Postal address, email, Telephone number.
  5. Residential address of the local representative.
“Upon presentation of the certified documents, the prescribed forms and payment of the registration fees. The application is processed and a certificate of compliance is issued for successful applications.”

Which Forms are required for Foreign company Registration.

  • Form 236 - List of documents submitted for registration by a company incorporated outside Kenya.
  • Form 237 - List and particulars of directors and secretary of a foreign company incorporated outside Kenya.
  • Form 238 - List of names and addresses of the individuals resident in Kenya authorized to receive service on behalf of a Foreign company.
  • Form 250 - Notice of location of registered office of a company incorporated outside Kenya.

  • Registration of a branch of a Foreign Company in Kenya

    The registration of a branch of a foreign company in Kenya enables foreign registered entities to register and trade in Kenya

    We also provide a whole range of post registration services to our clients.

    1. Foreign director PIN
    2. Foreign Company PIN
    3. Bank account processing

    A PIN is a Tax registration certificate required by persons and corporates to open bank account, get a least, single business permits etc..