List of steps
(Total number of steps: 2)
Register a foreign company online  (2)

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Fill and submit online application
(last modified: 8/7/2017)

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0 days  -  0.5day

Expected results

E-mail notification E-mail notification

Requirements

User account information for Rwandans
1.
National ID number
by filling in the national ID number, the personal details are automatically filled in the system
2.
Contact details
of the managing director or of one of the shareholders of the company being formed or of an authorized representative
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
E-mail account
of the managing director or of one of the shareholders of the company being formed or of an authorized representative
User account information for foreigners
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Passport (Simple copy)
of the managing director or of one of the shareholders of the company being formed or of an authorized representative
2.
Contact details
of the managing director or of one of the shareholders of the company being formed or of an authorized representative
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
E-mail account
of the managing director or of one of the shareholders of the company being formed or of an authorized representative
Corporate information
1. Online application
Online application
filled
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
List of directors residing in Rwanda (original)
3. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Certificate of incorporation of the holding company (an authentic copy)
from the country of origin if the company is foreign (needs to be translated in French, English or Kinyarwanda if it is any other language). The translated copy must bear the stamp of Rwandan foreign embassy
4. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Memorandum of association of the holding company (an authentic copy)
from the country of origin if the company is foreign (needs to be translated in French, English or Kinyarwanda if it is any other language). The translated copy must bear the stamp of Rwandan foreign embassy
5. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Articles of association of the holding company
from the country of origin if the company is foreign (needs to be translated in French, English or Kinyarwanda if it is any other language). The translated copy must bear the stamp of Rwandan foreign embassy
6. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Power of attorney (authorized representative) (an authentic copy)
of the company's legal representative in Rwanda
7. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (Simple copy)
passport (Rwandan nationals may use national ID) - one per Director residing in Rwanda
8. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (Simple copy)
of the company's legal representative in Rwanda
For authorized representatives
1. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Proof of identity (Simple copy)
passport or national identity card for Rwandan nationals
2. 01 - Libre deuda de patente
Powers of attorney for company registration (an authentic copy)

Time frame

Waiting time until next step: Max. 0.5day

Legal justification

1. Law Nº 18/2010 of 12/05/2010 relating to electronic messages, electronic signatures and electronic t
Law Nº 18/2010 of 12/05/2010 relating to electronic messages, electronic signatures and electronic t
articles 47, 48, 49
2. Law n°27/2017 of 31/05/2017 governing companies
Law n°27/2017 of 31/05/2017 governing companies
Article 232-236

Additional information

For new users, you must click on 'Register here' highlighted in blue to create a user account.

Business registration is free of charge for online application (Article 3 of Ministerial order N°10/2011 of 20/05/2011 determining fees for registration of companies' business activities).

All the required documents must be scanned and sent as attachments. If the application is unsuccessful, the applicant will be informed of the reasons why it has been declined.

The Certificate of Incorporation is obtained 6 hours after submission of the required documents.

Recourse: Rwanda Development Board

Entity in charge

Rwanda Development Board

Gishushu, Nyarutarama Road , Kigali P.O Box 6239
Tel: +250 252 585 179
Email: info@rdb.rw
Website: http://www.rdb.rw

Unit in charge

Office of the Registrar General

Mon: 07:00-17:00
Tue: 07:00-17:00
Wed: 07:00-17:00
Thu: 07:00-17:00
Fri: 07:00-15:00

Person in charge

Leon Kajuga Kayigi

Division Manager Business Facilitation & Secured Transactions
Tel: +250 788 303883
Email: leon.kayigi@rdb.rw
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