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Register Your Business

Business Name Reservation

General Public / Business Investors / SME’s who wish to register a business will need to reserve a business name first. Name reservation can be done through either one of the options below:

  1. Visit our website at www.bipa.na where the name reservation process can be completed online.

  2. Visit the Directorate of Commerce in the MITSMED to collect the paper forms

 

Once approved, the name reservation is valid for 2 months.

 

This service is offered by the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development, through the agency of Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA).

Documents to be submitted:

For both over the counter and online applications, please submit one of the following forms as relevant:

  1. Completed CC8 Form (For reservation of a CC Name)

  2. Completed CM5 Form (For reservation of a Company name as well as Defensive Name)

Service Hours

 

On-line submissions:

On-line applications can be submitted any-time. Email notification is sent for those who apply online.

 

Over the counter submissions:

Monday – Friday (excluding public holiday)

0900 – 1200 hrs

1400 – 1600 hrs

Service Turnaround Time

Online: 3 working days

Over the counter: 5 working days

Service Fee

 

N$50.00 Revenue Stamp for counter submissions

N$50.00 transferable into BIPA Account for on-line applications. Proof of payment must be loaded to BIPA system

Service Manager

 

Ms. Anna Husselmann

Tel: 061–2994434

E-mail: husselmann@bipa.na

Register or Amend Your Close Corporation

Description of service

 

General Public / Business Investors / SME’s who wish to register a Close Corporation or amend an existing Close Corporation can do so through either one of the options below:

 

  1. Visit our website at www.bipa.na, where you will be able to download the needed forms. Note that currently registrations cannot be completed online.

  2. Visit the Directorate of Commerce in the MITSMED to collect the paper forms

 

This service is offered by the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development, through the agency of Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA).

 

Documents to be submitted to register your Close Corporation

 

Please submit the following documents:

  • Approved and valid Name Reservation form or the email notification if you have done the name reservation process online

  • Completed CC1 Form (in Triplicate)

  • Consent Letter from a Certified Public Accountant

  • If signing on behalf of someone, please attach Power of Attorney

  • If signing on behalf of a minor, please attach Full Birth Certificate and written statement

If Non – Namibian the following must be attached as well

  • Copy of Passport

  • Written Statement IRO Nationality

 

Documents to be submitted to amend your close corporation

  • Completed CC2 Form (In triplicate)

  • In the case of business name change, please also submit the approved and valid Name Reservation form or the email notification if you have done the name reservation process online

  • Close Corporation file (must be requested from the office prior to submission of amendment)

  • In case of a deceased member on the CC, Executors Letter must be provided

 

Service Hours

 

On-line submissions:

On-line applications can be submitted any-time. Email notification is sent for those who apply online.

 

Over the counter submissions:

Monday – Friday (excluding public holiday)

0900 – 1200 hrs

1400 – 1600 hrs

 

Service Turnaround time

 

Online: 5 working days

Over the counter: 5 working days

 

Service Fee (applicable both for registering or amending close corporation)

 

N$100.00 Revenue Stamp Revenue Stamp

 

Contact Person

 

Ms. L N Mulike

Tel: 061 – 2994455

E-mail: mulike@bipa.na

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