Incorporation of companies – Within 2 hours

Incorporation of companies – Within 2 hours

Name of Company

Registration of a business or incorporation of a company can be completed within 2 hours on the Companies and Business Registration Integrated System (CBRIS). The availability of a name can be checked online and is free of charge. The Registrar of Companies who is responsible for the approval and reservation of names. However, reservation of names is not mandatory to incorporate and register a business.

Application for incorporation

Register a business / Incorporate a company:

Step 1: Register with the MNS online to obtain a username and password.

Step 2: Register the business and incorporate your company by filling in the relevant application form and by uploading required documents.

Incorporation of a Company Prescribed form 1: "Application for incorporation of a company"

Where necessary,

  • Form 7 - the consent of every director of the proposed company (Note that a company is only required to have a minimum of one director); 
  • Form 8 - (if applicable) – the consent of every secretary of the proposed company. 
  • Form 9 - the consent of every shareholder of the proposed company.
  • Other documents to be submitted: where the proposed company has a constitution, a certified copy of the constitution by a law practitioner must be submitted together with the above mentioned documents.

Domestic companies are incorporated within 2 hours of submission of application. Certificates of incorporation for Global Business Companies are delivered on the same day, pending approval from Financial Services Commission.

Step 3: Payment

Payment can be done by Credit Card online or by electronic transfer via local banks.

Step 4: Issue of an Electronic Certificate of Incorporation and a Business Registration Card (BRC).

For more details, click here

Note:

  • Companies are automatically registered as employers with the Mauritius Revenue Authority upon Incorporation of Company
  • No seal is required by law while transacting with third parties except for global business companies as required by other countries.
  • Once registered, the BRC is issued with the Business Registration Number (BRN), which is a unique identification number for the company.
  • The E-Certificate of Incorporation is issued at no extra cost and is a valid KYC document according to the Mauritius legislation. The authenticity of the Electronic Certificate of Incorporation can be verified online.

 

Australia

June 1995
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

China

April 1997
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) - Beijing
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission - Shanghai
November 1998
CCPIT Guangdong Sub-Council
September 2008
CCPIT Qingdao
May 2007
CCPIT Qingdao

Austria

September 2014
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

France

September 1996
l’Assemblée des Chambres Françaises de Commerce et d’Industrie (ACFCI)

India

November 1985
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
May 1996
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
June 1995
Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry
January 2004
India International Trade Center
May 2004
Seafood Exporters Association of India
October 2005
Seafood Exporters Association of India

Kenya

January 2011
The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)

Madagascar

November 2004
Fédération des Chambres de Commerce, d’Industrie, d’Artisanat et d’Agriculture de Madagascar

Malaysia

August 1994
The National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia
June 2005
Malaysian Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Mozambique

September 2012
Chamber of Commerce of Mozambique)

Pakistan

October 2004
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)

Russia

May 2007
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

Sri Lanka

May 2004
National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka

Tanzania

January 2011
The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA)

Thailand

August 2004
The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I)
February 2013
TUSKON

Turkey

August 2014
DEIK (Foreign Economic Relations Board)
TOBB (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey)

Réunion

June 1995
Chambre of Commerce and d’Industrie de la Réunion
March 2002
L’Association pour le Développement Industriel de la Réunion

Seychelles

November 2005
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry
April 2014
Seychelles Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Djibouti

August 2008
Chamber of Commerce of Djibouti

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