• ·         Log on to www.ecitizen.go.ke.

  • ·         Register to create an account or login if you already have an account.

  • ·         Scroll down to the “Office Of the Attorney General and Department of Justice” Agency and click on ‘Get Service Now
  • Click on the “Submit Application” link
  •  Click on the “Registration of Business Names” link
  • Click on “Business Name Search” so that you can search the name you desire.
  •          -Select the ‘Learn More’ box
  • -Read through the rules and regulations e.g. one rule states that   political names are not allowed.
  • -Click on the ‘Apply Now’ box.
  • Fill in the provided fields online and click ‘Continue’. This service will cost ksh.150 and it will take one day to search for the name.
  • -If the name is approved, you will be notified and the name will be reserved for 30 days.
  • -In case the name has not been approved, try searching a different name.
  • After approval of the business name, click on the “Business Name Registration” field.
  • Fill in the provided fields and click on the ‘Continue’ box to go through to Stage 2.
  • Fill in the provided fields and follow through to Stage 3.
  • Review your entry at stage 4 to ensure it is correct.
  • At stage 5, make a payment of ksh.850.
  • Submit your application
  • Download and print the Statement of Particulars (BN2) from the Downloads page.
  • Attach it with the invoice drop them off at the Attorney General’s Office.


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