1. Kenya Prices & Delivery Times 

Free Standard delivery: 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery: 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery: 3-4 working days = GBP 225 
All credit reports are delivered by email. 

2. Kenya Sample Report 

The sample report shows the layout, data included and our credit assessment.  

3. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All credit reports are delivered in English 
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Do you need copies of original Registry Documents? 
To request a copy of the original registry documents please contact us and we will advise availibility. 
Please note that official registry documentation is usually in the language of the registration jurisdiction. 
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Kenya Business Credit Report Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
The local International Company Search Partners are able to:  
Assess local businesses trading activities. 
Update information immediately if there are any changes. 
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies. 
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones. 
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Kenya: 

Location of company credit check service office(s) in Kenya 

Nairobi, Kenya 

Number of Kenya Company Check staff? 

20+ staff 

How long have you been operating a Kenya company search service? 

12 years 

What type of business credit reports do you provide in Kenya: 

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports 
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only 
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes 

What are the business credit report delivery times in Kenya? 

Instant Online business credit report - No 
Flash business credit report - 4  Working Days 
Express business credit report – 5-7 Working Days 
Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days 

How many company registries are there in Kenya for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

State Law Office – Registrar General 
National Construction Authority – Registered Contractors 

Kenya Economy: 

Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES, KSh) 
GDP Ranking: 61st 
Population: 47.5 million 
Kenya’s economy is based on agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services. 

Main Trading Partners of Kenya: 

Export partners: Uganda 10.8%, Pakistan 10.6%, United States 8.1%, Netherlands 7.3%, United Kingdom 6.4%, Tanzania 4.8%, United Arab Emirates 4.4% 
Import Partners: China 22.5%, India 9.9%, United Arab Emirates 8.7%, Saudi Arabia 5.1%, Japan 4.5% 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? 

Yes, the reports include negative information 

Do you provide consumer credit reports in Kenya? 

Available Upon Request 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Kenya No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Kenya debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Kenya debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Kenya debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Kenya debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

Kenya Skip Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Kenya tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 
Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 
There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Kenya business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

Kenya Company Registry Name 

Kenya Registrar General 

Kenya Company Registry Address 

Business Registration Service (BRS) 
Sheria House, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 30031-00100, Harembee Av., Nairobi, Kenya 

Date Kenya Company Registry Established 

The Kenya Company Register has been in the present form since 2016. 

Language(s) of Kenya Company Registry 

The Kenya Company Register is in English language. 

Number of Company Registries in Kenya 

One central Registry based in Nairobi 

Can you search companies online for free in Kenya? 

Yes, you can search for free at Kenya Company Registry. 

Regulation for Kenya Company Register 

The Business Registration Service Act 2015 

Related Associations in Kenya: 

National Construction Authority – Registered Contractors 

What information can I view for free at Kenya Company Registry: 

Kenya Business Name Search and Reservation 
Kenya Business Name Registration 
Kenya Private Limited Company Registration 
Kenya Public Limited Company Registration 
Kenya Limited Liability Partnership Registration 
Kenya Official Search 
Kenya CR12 List 

What information is included in a Kenya Company Profile / Extract? 

Kenya Company Name 
Kenya Company Number 
Kenya Nominal Share Capital 
Kenya Number and Type of Shares 
Kenya Date of Registration 
Kenya Registered Office 
Kenya Postal Address 
Kenya Directors 
Kenya Shareholders 

Do you need to register / sign up at the Kenya Company Registry? 

Yes to order, obtain and download registered documents 

Number of Registered Companies in Kenya 

There are in excess of 1,000,000 companies registered in Kenya 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Kenya? 

You can register a company in Kenya through the Registry or use a company formation agent to represent you. 

Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Kenya: 

Name Search & Reservation Kshs 150 1 day 
Registration of Business name Kshs 850 1-2 days 
Limited Liability Partnership Kshs 25000 1 day 
Private Limited Company Kshs 10650 3-5 days 
Public Limited Company Kshs 10650 3-5 days 
Unlimited Companies Kshs 20050 3-5 days 
Company Limited by guarantee kshs 10000 3 days 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Kenya: 

Minimum share capital is Kshs. 100,000 (1,000 shares) 

What is the Corporate tax rate in Kenya? 

30% is corporate tax rate in Kenya 

What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in Kenya? 

16% is VAT rate in Kenya 

Types of Companies in Kenya: 

Kenya Business Name or Sole Proprietorship 
Kenya Private Limited by Shares 
Kenya Branch – Foreign Company 
Kenya Limited Liability Partnership 
Kenya Limited by Guarantee 

Kenya Company Documents Available: 

Kenya Certificate of Formation 
Kenya Annual Financial Statements 
Kenya Certificate of Good Standing 
Kenya Memorandum of Association 

Other Kenya Company Registry Services: 

Kenya Document Authentication Check 
The Official Receiver in Insolvency 
The Collateral Registry (MPSR) 
The Hire Purchase Registry 

What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in Kenya? 

Capital Markets Authority (Kenya) 

What are the Stock Exchanges in Kenya? 

Nairobi Securities Exchange in Nairobi which was founded in 1954 

Can you order a Kenya Apostille Certificate? 

No, Kenya has not agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. 
Even though Kenya has not agreed to this Kenya company registry search documents will often still require an Apostille certificate but will then also require further legalisation or attestation via their embassy. 

Kenya Company Registry Search 

All local Kenya Company searches can be under taken via our Kenya Company Registry search. Where there is more than one Kenya Company Registry an Kenya company search will be made via a local Kenya company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many Kenya company searches can be made on line but in some cases the Kenya company search needs to search the local Kenya company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

Kenya Company Documents 

The Kenya Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the Kenya company registry. Alternatively you can order Kenya company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the Kenya Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an Kenya company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

Kenya Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local Kenya company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the Kenya Certificate of Incorporation or the Kenya Memorandum of Association.. 

Kenya Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use our Kenya private investigator or Kenya process server. We partner with fully approved local Kenya private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including Kenya skip tracing and Kenya document serving where required. 

Kenya Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our Kenya company formation services. Through our fully approved local Kenya company registration agent the Kenya company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary Kenya company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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