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Registering a Local Company

To Register a Local Company limited by Shares, one needs to Reserve the name to be used and then file the following documents with the Registrar of Companies:
    • a) Companies Registration Form (s.18)
    • b) Memorandum and Articles of Association (if any)
    • c) Other Company forms
    1. A1 – Statement of Nominal Capital.
To register a Local company limited by guarantee, one needs to reserve the name to be used and then file the following documents with Registrar of Companies:
  •  Company Registration Form (s.18)
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association;
When you have all the documents ready, pick assessments forms from URSB offices or do self- assessment and pay registration fees and stamp duty. Upon registration, the Registrar will issue a certificate on incorporation within two working days. After the company has been registered, the following forms must be filed (Company Returns).
  1. -Company Form 20 – Particulars of Directors and Secretaries (Within 14 days)
  2. -Company Form 18 – Notice of Situation of Registered Office & Postal Address (within 14 days)
  3. -Company Form 10 – Return of allotment (within 60 days)
  4. -Form of Annual Return for a company limited by shares (to be filed once every year).

Registering a Foreign Company

A foreign company is a company which is incorporated in another country. If such a company wishes to carry out business in Uganda, it must be registered. To register a foreign company, the following documents are required: a. Certified copies of Memorandum of Articles of Association/Charter/ Constitution and Certificate from the country of origin duly witnessed. b. Registration forms:
  • -Form 24 – Particulars of Directors and Secretary
  • -Form 13 – Statement of all subsisting charges
  • -Form 25 – List of Names and Address of Persons Resident in Uganda authorized to accept service on behalf of the company.
  • -Form 26 – Address and Principle Office of Company.
When you have all the documents ready, do self-assessment or pick assessment forms from URSB offices and pay the necessary fees. Upon registration, the Registrar will issue a certificate of registration within two working days. visit URSB for more information
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How to Register a Company