Enterprise Registration In Kazakhstan

 

To register a legal entity in the registration authority (Ministry of Justice and its territorial offices) all the necessary documents should be submitted.

List of documents required for registration

  • statement under the established form, signed by the founder or authorized founder;
  • list of constituent and other documents in the state and Russian languages, laced up and numbered, in triplicate;
  • copies of documents proving the identity of the head and founders of the legal entity, their taxpayer’s certificates.

 

If the founder of the legal entity is other legal entity it is necessary to submit:

  • statement from the tax department as to tax arrears of the founding legal entity owing to the budget of the Republic of Kazakhstan, or the absence thereof;
  • a notarized copy of  the  certificate of state registration or re-registration;
  • a notarized copy of the statistics card (if available);
  • a notarized copy of  taxpayer’s certificate.

 

Legal entities with foreign participation are registered under the procedure established for registration of RK legal entities.

 

The following additional documents should be submitted:

  • legalized extract from the trade register, or other legalized document, certifying that the founding foreign legal entity is a legal entity under the laws of a foreign state, with notarized translations  into the state and Russian languages;
  • copy of the passport or other document proving the identity of the founder where they are a foreign national, with a notarized translation  into the state and Russian languages.
  • document certifying the address of the relevant legal entity,
  • receipt or other document confirming payment to the budget of the fee for the state registration of legal entities or account registration of branches and representations.

 

To open a branch or representative office of a foreign legal entity it is necessary to submit:

  • a statement of record registration;
  • regulations of the branch or representative office, confirmed by the legal entity’s management body;
  • a power of attorney issued by the legal entity’s management body to the head of the branch or representative office, with a notarized translation  into the state and Russian languages;
  • the decision of the legal entity to establish a branch or representative office, with a notarized translation  into the state and Russian languages;
  • a legalized extract from the trade register or other legalized document certifying that the given entity which is opening the branch or representative office in the Republic of Kazakhstan is a legal entity under the laws of its country, with a notarized translation  into the state and Russian languages;
  • a legalized document, confirming tax registration of the foreign legal entity in the country of its incorporation, with a notarized translation into the state and Russian languages;
  • a legalized copy of the Articles of Association of the foreign legal entity, with a notarized translation into the state and Russian languages;
  • a copy of the constitutive documents of the legal entity, with a notarized translation into the state and Russian languages;
  • a document confirming the address;
  • the receipt or other document confirming payment of the fee for the state registration of a legal entity or account registration of branches and representative offices.

 

Periods for state registration

 

  • small businesses
  • medium or large businesses
  • record registration of their branches and representative offices carrying out their business on the basis of standard Articles of Association

no more than one (1) business day, following the day of application, accompanied by the necessary documents

  • state re-registration of legal entities which are small businesses, and also for those legal entities which are medium or large businesses and carrying out their business on the basis of standard Articles of Association
  • record registration of their branches and representative offices

no more than three (3) business days following the day of application, accompanied by the necessary documents

  • state registration or re-registration of legal entities which are small businesses, and also for those legal entities which are medium or large businesses and carrying out their business on the basis of non-standard Articles of Association
  • record registration or re-registration of their branches and representative offices

no more than seven (7) business days following the day of application, accompanied by the necessary documents

 

Deadlines for release of documents upon registration:

 

  • small businesses
  • medium or large businesses carrying out their business on the basis of standard Articles of Association
  • record registration of their branches and representative offices

at the same time, and not later than five (5) business days from submission of the application, accompanied by the necessary documents

  • medium or large businesses carrying out their business on the basis of non-standard Articles of Association, for their branches and representative offices

not later than eleven (11) business days from submission of the application, accompanied by the necessary documents

After obtaining approval and being registered by the state an organization:

  • the following will be given: a certificate of state registration, a statistics card, and a certificate of registration with the tax authority,
  • seal can be made and bank accounts can be opened.

 

Investors are entitled to open bank accounts within the Republic of Kazakhstan in the national currency and/or foreign currency in accordance with the Republic of Kazakhstan banking and currency laws.  Branches and representative offices are entitled to operate through foreign accounts.
 

An enterprise registered on the territory of another state is not prohibited from carrying on business in Kazakhstan. For this purpose it is to become tax-registered in the area where it does its business, where it has its head office, or its assets.

 

Source: invest.gov.kz