CR 12 is an official and legal confirmation or Certificate by the Registrar of Companies in Kenya indicating the details and the directors and shareholders of a Company. In addition, it confirms that the company’s records exist at the Company registry and the same is signed off by the Registrar highlighting the following details;
A CR 12 Kenya application form Kenya is made in the form of a business letter addressed to the Registrar of Companies in Kenya. The Companies Registry is situated at 316 Upper hill Chambers, in Nairobi, which is the only Registry in entire Kenya.
The Business letter is addressed to whoever applied for it.
The Business letter provides the name of the company and the company incorporation number. The letter also requests that the details of debentures/charges against the company if any be availed
It takes about 2-5 days to get it but the process can be expedited. It is advisable to have your company linked
For older companies it may take longer to have your it, this is because the Business Registration Team have to conduct a manual search.
Are there cases where I might not be able to get a CR 12?
Your company will not get a CR 12 if all the company records including annual returns have not been filed. The Registrar will notify you as to the reasons why it could not be issued. If you would like to apply for your companies CR 12 Kenya, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +254114503453.
Other requirements are;
The above requirements must be what was used during the company registration.
It is mandatory for registered companies that are applying for Tenders, AGPO registration and seeking Bank loans, and many other reasons.
The form Kenya download in CR12 form Kenya pdf can be provided by Briantony from registrar of companies Kenya downloads.
How often can I renew my CR 12?
It is a very vital document that depicts the company status as it exists in the company records.
In cases where the company has undergone a change of officials, then renewing a CR12 is necessary.
If the company has an older version of the CR 12
If the company has done any changes in relation to the shareholding of the company.
One is not limited to the number of times to renew the CR 12, but it is necessary to have one after changes in the organization have been effected.
It is a document provided by the Business Registration Service(BRS) on the e-citizen platform. This document contains information on company shareholding, a company registered office, directors, and shareholders of the company, and any debenture or encumbrance of a company.
CR 13 is a form that notifies the cessation of office of a company secretary. All registered companies with a turnover of Kshs 5 million must have a company secretary. Other limited companies can outsource the services of a company secretary to offer these services.
CR 8, on the other hand, is a form that denotes the the residential address or change of address of the director of the company
CR 12 for a sole proprietorship
A sole proprietorship is a type of business that s registered under the Business Registration Service. This type of company has one director. A business name or sole proprietorship can also apply for a CR 12.
If you would like to apply for your company CR 12 Kenya, for both your limited company and sole proprietorship, please contact us at email@example.com or call +254114503453.