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Register a foreign company online  (2) expand_more expand_less
Register for VAT  (1) expand_more expand_less
Obtain and install software for VAT invoices  (1) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 2 expand_more expand_less

Rwanda Development Board (x 2)
Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) (x 2)

Results 3 expand_more expand_less

Certificate of foreign company registration
VAT registration certificate
EBM 2 software installed

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Passport
List of directors residing in Rwanda
Certificate of incorporation of the holding company
Memorandum of association of the holding company
Articles of association of the holding company
Power of attorney (authorized representative)
Proof of identity (x 3)
Powers of attorney for company registration
VAT registration form
Certificate of domestic company registration

Cost Free expand_more expand_less

Free of charge

Total Duration 1 d - 1 d expand_more expand_less

  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 1 d 1 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 5mn 35mn
Attention at counter: 40mn 1h. 20mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0 d 1 d

Laws 6 expand_more expand_less

Law n°17/2018 of 13/04/2018 governing companies Law n°17/2018 of 13/04/2018 governing companies
  Article 232-249
Law nº 02/2015 of 25/02/2015 modifying and complementing law n° 37/2012 establishing VAT Law nº 02/2015 of 25/02/2015 modifying and complementing law n° 37/2012 establishing VAT
  Article 5-7
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
Law nº 37/2012 of 09/11/2012 establishing the value added tax Law nº 37/2012 of 09/11/2012 establishing the value added tax
  articles 24, 28, 29
Law nº 40/2016 of 15/10/2016 modifying and complementing law nº 37/2012 establishing VAT Law nº 40/2016 of 15/10/2016 modifying and complementing law nº 37/2012 establishing VAT
  articles 3, 4
Minimum requirements for receiving the EBM2 client software Minimum requirements for receiving the EBM2 client software
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