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June 24, 2017 | 1:48 am

Business Registration

INCORPORATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

  • Applicant may purchase a set of Limited Liability Forms from the in-house bank at GH 10 cedis.
  • Lodge the following document at the Registry after completion.
    • Declaration
    • Consent letter from qualified Auditors.
  • Pay a prescribed fee of GH 230 cedi and a 0.5 % stamp duty on stated capital.
  • Registrar issues certificate of incorporation and certificate to commence business.
  • Time Frame: Five working days.
  • Renewal each year at GH 50 cedis

COMPANIES LIMITED BY GUARANTEE

  • Applicant may purchase a set of prescribed regulations and a set of Form 3 from the in-house bank at GH 9.50 cedi.
  • Completed forms should be submitted at the Registry with a payable fee of GH 270.00 cedi.
  • Lodge the following document at the Registry after completion.
    • Declaration
    • Consent letter from qualified Auditors.
  • Registrar issues certificate of Incorporation and certificate to commence business.
  • Time Frame: Within five working days.
  • Renewal each year at GH 50 cedi.

EXTERNAL COMPANY

  • Applicant may purchase and complete Forms 20 and 21 from the Ghana Publishing Company Limited. Opposite, Novotel, Accra (Now Assembly Press)
  • Submit duly completed forms at the in-house bank together with the following:
        Either

      • A certified true copy of the Memorandum and the Articles of the Association of the Company registered outside Ghana in English
      • A certified true copy of the Certificate of Incorporation.
      • Power of Attorney to the Local Manager

    Or

    • All the constitution of the External Company
    • All these duly endorsed by the Ghana Mission in the Country if any or the nearest country where there is Ghana Mission.
  • Pay prescribed fee of US$1200 or cedi equivalent.
  • The Registrar examines registers and notifies the local manager in writing.
  • Filling of  annual returns each year at US$600 or Cedi equivalent.

INCORPORATION OF PARTNERSHIP

  • Applicant may purchase and complete Form “A” for Incorporation of Partnership from the in-house bank at GH 3.50 cedi.
  • Present duly completed form together with a stamped partnership agreement at the Registry.
  • Pay prescribed fee of GH 160.00 cedi.
  • Registrar examines document and issues certificate of registration.
  • Time Frame: Within five working days.

BUSINESS NAMES

  • Applicant may pick up a prescribed Form A from the in-house bank at GH 3.50cedi.
  • Submit filled forms at the bank in addition with a processing fee of GH60.00 cedi
  • Registrar examines and issues business registration certificate as well as  certified true copy of the form to be submitted as attachment
  • Renewal each year at GH 25.00 cedi.

Registrar General’s Department
Ministry of Justice and Attorney General
The Registrar General’s Department was established under the Ordinance 1950 during the Colonial days.
Greater Accra Region
Registrar General’s Department
P.O.Box 118Accra
Tel: +233 302 664691-93
Fax: +233 302 662043

Email: info@rgd.gov.gh
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