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how to do a business name search on ecitizen in kenya

how to do a business name search on ecitizen in kenya

Last updated on June 9th, 2023 at 09:53 pm

Here is a guide on how to do a business name search on eCitizen in Kenya , a portal that provides access to information and services provided by the Kenyan government.

Before conducting a business name search on eCitizen,

you should note the following;

  • Names with base words should be limited.
  • Do not use extraneous characters.
  • Names of members, projects and holdings should be limited.
  • Names of university holders should be limited.
  • Isolated cases are not accepted.
  • Abusive or abusive language is not tolerated.
  • The number will not be accepted if it is the current year.
  • Political names are not allowed.
  • Names that start with Kenyan words are reserved for official use only.
  • Names of people with ministries are not accepted.
  • Advanced names are not accepted.
  • Only one name should be entered per application.
  • Names of organizations, interests or associations will not be accepted.
  • Names with trusted foundation programs will not be accepted.
  • The registrar does not register club business.

How to do a business name search on eCitizen in Kenya

  1. Login to the eCitizen portal or create an account first if you do not have one.
  2. Go to business registration service and click on get service
  3. Click submit request.
  4. Click on name search, company/business option.
  5. Read the given instructions carefully before proceeding.
  6. Click apply now.
  7. Select a business, and enter the name you want to search.
  1. Provide a brief description of your business or what it entails, then click Continue.
  2. Review your application to confirm that you have completed the required details.

10. Submit your application.

  1. You will pay a fee, 150 Kshs, which is equal to the fee charged.
  2. You can choose your preferred payment method. Penetration is the best method.
  3. After paying the fee, wait for the response from the registrar of the company.
  4. The whole process takes one day.