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Starting a business in Rwanda

Legal Forms of Companies

Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Number of partners: minimum one shareholder and one director, of any nationality. Maximum one hundred shareholders
Capital (max/min): no minimum share capital
Shareholders and liability: liability is limited to the assets of the company
Public Limited Company (PLC)
Number of partners: minimum seven shareholders and one director, of any nationality. Maximum fifty shareholders
Capital (max/min): no minimum share capital
Shareholders and liability: liability is limited to the assets of the company
Limited Partnership
Number of partners: minimum two partners
Capital (max/min): no minimum capital
Shareholders and liability: managing partners have unlimited liability for the company’s debts, whereas silent partners are only liable to the extent of their contributions
The Competent Organisation
Office of the Registrar General
Company Directories
Office of the Registrar General
 
Setting Up a Company Rwanda Sub-Saharan Africa
Procedures (number) 5.0 7.5
Time (days) 4.0 21.3

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Rwanda.

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