Kenya: One day registration procedures for companies

Kenya is set to become one of the easiest countries in East Africa to start a business as the State Law Office moves to cut company registration duration to just one day from next month, according to Business Daily

Solicitor-General Njee Muturi said the registrar of companies has finalised its digitisation programme in a move that will allow most of its services to be delivered online or through the mobile phone.

“As long as the applicant has a personal identification number, passport-sized photos and Sh800 which can even be paid by M-pesa, registration of a business name will be one-day affair from May,” Mr Muturi told a Press briefing in Nairobi on Wednesday.

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