How To Register A Business Name Online
  • 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 “Make Application” link.
  • Click on the “ Name Search- Company/Business” field

-       Select 1. Name Search (New)

-       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, go back to the “Make Application” link and click on “Business Name Registration” field.

-       Select 2. Business Name Registration

-       Read the instructions carefully then click on “Apply Now” to fill the application form.

-       Review your entry to ensure it is correct

-       Select the mode of payment and pay 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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