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How To Fully Register A Company In Ghana (2019 Guide)

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Here is the step by step guide on how to fully register a company in Ghana with ease this year 2019. We are going to give you all you need to know about registering a company with the Government in Ghana with ease.

There are different types of company registration in Ghana, and this post is going to cover the following.

  • How to register INCORPORATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES in Ghana
  • How to register COMPANIES LIMITED BY GUARANTEE in Ghana
  • How to register EXTERNAL COMPANY in Ghana
  • How to register INCORPORATION OF PARTNERSHIP in Ghana
  • How to register BUSINESS NAMES in Ghana

Company registration in Ghana is not the hardest thing to do, if you want to successfully register your business, all you have to do is just read down below the step to step guide.

How to register INCORPORATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES in Ghana 2019

Follow the below steps;

  • 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.

Note: Renewal each year at GH 50 cedis

How to register COMPANIES LIMITED BY GUARANTEE in Ghana 2019

Follow the below steps;

  • 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.

Note: Renewal each year at GH 50 cedi.

How to register EXTERNAL COMPANY in Ghana 2019

Follow the below steps.

  • 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.

Note: Filling of annual returns each year at US$600 or Cedi equivalent.

How to register INCORPORATION OF PARTNERSHIP in Ghana 2019

Follow the below steps;

  • 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.

How to register BUSINESS NAMES in Ghana 2019

  • 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

Note: Renewal each year at GH 25.00 cedi.

There you have it on this post “How To Fully Register A Company In Ghana (2019 Guide)” I hope you found this piece helpful.

About Ayeni Tolulope

Ayeni Tolulope is a fine-grained Journalist, Writer, Digital Media Strategist. He has been a member of the Fourth Estate for three years. He worked with LailasNews for over a year.