Business Registration Services in Namibia

Business Registration Services in Namibia

What is Business Registration?

Business registration is required by law. This type of registration allows the public to know who is operating a company. By registering a business, you are ensuring no one else can operate a company under the same structure. File for a do business as (DBA) name.

These are some of the business registration in Namibia

Windhoek Accounting & Taxation

Namibia Company Registrar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I register my small business in Namibia?

  • the Ministry of Finance (registration for VAT and Company Tax)
  • the Ministry of Labour.
  • the Ministry of Home Affairs (work permits, visas, etc.)
  • the Social Security Commission.

How long does it take to register a business in Namibia?

How long does it take to register a Trademark in Namibia? Trademark registration process takes minimum 6 month.

Can a foreigner register a business in Namibia?

If you are a foreigner and you want to register for a business, you have to submit your application forms or reservation forms. once your reservation name is approved, you can now apply for a certificate of incorporation and a certificate of commerce business.

Do I need a business visa for Namibia?

South African passport holders visiting Namibia for conference and meetings purposes no longer require a visa. … They will now be merged and no visa is required for either travelling purpose.”

How do I register a sole proprietorship in Namibia?

To register a sole proprietorship, you have to apply with the Business and Intellectual Property Authority of Namibia (BIPA). The application process can be completed online (guide) or by visiting a BIPA office in person. First, you have to come up with a business name

What are the requirements to register a business in Namibia?

  • Passport.
  • Election Card or Voter Identity Card.
  • Ration Card.
  • Driving License.
  • Electricity Bill.
  • Telephone Bill.
  • Aadhaar Card.

What do you need to register a company?

  • Type of company.
  • Incorporation date.
  • Financial year-end.
  • Registered address (main office)
  • Number of directors.
  • Company name.
  • Whether the company name will be the registration number.
  • The reserved name and reservation number.

What are bodies of registration?

registering body means the Qualifications Authority or a body responsible for registering persons as registered training organisations under a corresponding law.

How are public companies registered?

Public companies must have at least three directors. Only public companies may be listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. Public companies must be audited and must produce audited financial statements which are tabled with their shareholders annually. A public company may only be registered via e-mail.

Can I start a business without registering it?

You are allowed to operate a sole proprietorship without registering, but you are required to register with your local government to collect and file state taxes. There is nothing wrong with running an unregistered business as long as your business is legal and meets all licensing and tax requirements.

What is the business registration document?

Generally speaking, a business registration certificate is what allows the state to identify and recognize your business as a separate legal entity. Upon the successful completion of the filing process, the state will confer the legal benefits of registration on your business.

What is the purpose of business registration?

Helps you avoid legal problems with the government. Secures your reputation as a legitimate business. Builds trust among suppliers, customers, and employees. Allows you to fully market your brand and business everywhere.

What is a professional registration body?

A professional body (also referred to as a professional institute) can be defined as an organisation that holds individual members who are personnel associated with a specific profession, interest or occupation.

What is a professional registration in South Africa?

There are statutory as well as voluntary professional bodies in South Africa. Many professional bodies offer student registration categories to enable those who are still studying towards a qualification in the field, to join and receive specific benefits such as training, development and networking opportunities.

What happens if I don’t register my business name?

Chances are, if you haven’t registered the name, someone else may have. In fact, they may even have intellectual property rights in the name by way of trademark or copyright. If so, you may be liable under the Trade Marks Act 1995(Cth).