The Bureau is mandated under the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act Cap 210 to register all business entities in Uganda which are required by law to be registered. The directorate of Business Registration is responsible for the registration of :
Registered documents are admissible in the court of law since they have evidential value in the eyes of the law. This means that un-registered documents are not readily acceptable and admissible in a court of law.
Registered documents safeguard the interest of a buyer since they take effect against every un-registered documents relating to the same property. In other words, the registration of documents preserves the title of the buyer.
Registering your document puts it on the government record which renders credibility to the document and makes it a notice to the public at large in respect to the subject matter of the document.
Before you present a document for registration, please ensure that the major features of the document are clearly and properly represented on each copy of the document.
The document should be presented in triplicate (3 copies) and should be duly witnessed.
To have a document certified:
|Service||Details||Costs (Ugx. & US$)|
|Continuous ﬁling on companies||Registration of Documents||20,000/=|
|Stamp duty on transfer of shares||1.5% of amount being transferred|
|Registration of transfer of shares||20,000/= Plus
1% of amount of shares being transferred
|Registration Of Legal Documents||Powers of Attorney and Constitution||50,000/=|
|Aﬃdavits and Statutory Declarations||30,000/=|
|Other Services||Search Fees||25,000/=|
|Certiﬁcation of company documents||20,000/=|
|Change of particulars||10,000/=|
|Filing Fees||1,000/= per copy|
|Cancellation of Entry||5,000/= per copy|
|Change of Address||5,000/= per copy|
|Rectiﬁcation of register||10,000/= per copy|
|Notice of cessation||10,000/= per set|
|Incorporation of Companies with Share Capital||Name reservation||20,000/=|
|Registration fees of nominal capital of 1M-5M||50,000/=|
|Registration fees of nominal capital exceeding 5M||1% of Share Capital|
|Stamp duty||0.5% of share capital on new companies with share capital above 5M|
|Foreign Companies||Registration of certiﬁed copy of memorandum or equivalent||$250|
|Any other document (forms)||$55|
|Certiﬁcation, per copy||$10|
|Registration of Charges||Registration of mortgage/charge||50,000/=|
|Registration of series of debentures||50,000/|
|Inspection of register||20,000/=|
|Registration of receiver or manager of property||25,000/=|