Kazakhstan flag Kazakhstan: Operating a Business in Kazakhstan

Starting a business in Kazakhstan

Legal Forms of Companies

Tovarichtchestvo s ogranitchennoi otvetstvennostiou is a limited liability company.
Number of partners: no minimum.
Capital (max/min): Minimum equivalent to 1,000 times the amount of the Monthly Calculation Index.
For small companies: KZT 100

Shareholders and liability: The liability is limited to the amount of share, except in the case of a bankruptcy caused by founders where the liability can be beyond the value of share capital.
Zakrytoye aktsionernoye obchtchestvo is a close cooperation joint stock company.
Number of partners: no minimum.
Capital (max/min): Minimum equivalent to 50,000 times the amount of the Monthly Calculation Index.
Approximately 350,000 USD as of 2021

Shareholders and liability: The liability is limited to the amount of share, except in the case of a bankruptcy caused by founders where the liability can be beyond the value of share capital.
General partnership
Number of partners: No minimum
Capital (max/min): USD 1,000
Shareholders and liability: Limited by contributions.
Limited partnership
Number of partners: No minimum
Capital (max/min): USD 1,000
Shareholders and liability: Liability of general partners is unlimited, that of limited partners is limited to their shares.
The Competent Organisation
Ministry of Justice
 
Setting Up a Company Kazakhstan Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Procedures (number) 4.0 5.3
Time (days) 5.0 11.8

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Kazakhstan.
Invest in Kazakhstan, Business Registration.

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