How to Register Company in Ghana

How to Register Company in Ghana

To register a business in Ghana, you first need TIN (Tax Identification Number) which you apply at the Registrar General Department (located in Ac

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To register a business in Ghana, you first need TIN (Tax Identification Number) which you apply at the Registrar General Department (located in Accra Central opposite Ghana News Agency and near Tema Station) or any Ghana Revenue Authority Offices across the country.

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Business Registration:

INCORPORATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

(This is a type of business that is own by two people and above. One person cannot register a limited liability company)

  • 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: Three(3) working days.
  • Renewal each year at GH 50 cedis

COMPANIES LIMITED BY GUARANTEE (NGO, Church etc)

(This is a type of business that is own by two people and above. One person cannot register a limited liability company)

  • 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

(This is a type of business that is existing in another country for which a branch of that business is to be registered in Ghana)

  • 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

(This is a type of business that is own by one people. two or more persons cannot register this type of business. This is the business normally called sole proprietorship eg. Senyo Ventures, Senyo Enterprise)

  • 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 ced

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You have any question? you can reach me via senyo@senyoglobal.com or whatsapp: +233249155003

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