Uganda flag Uganda: Operating a Business in Uganda

Starting a business in Uganda

Legal Forms of Companies

Limited liability company (LLC)
Number of partners: minimum two directors and one shareholder
Capital (max/min): n/a
Shareholders and liability: liability is limited to the assets of the company
Public limited company (PLC)
Number of partners: minimum two directors and five shareholder
Capital (max/min): n/a
Shareholders and liability: liability is limited to the assets of the company. If the number of shareholders falls to less than 2, the liability of the remaining shareholders will become unlimited after 6 months
The Competent Organisation
Company registration shall be done through the Uganda Registration Service Bureau (URSB).
Company Directories
Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
 
Setting Up a Company Uganda Sub-Saharan Africa
Procedures (number) 13.0 7.5
Time (days) 24.0 21.3

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Uganda.

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