Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe: Operating a Business in Zimbabwe

Starting a business in Zimbabwe

Legal Forms of Companies

Private Limited Company (PLC)
Number of partners: Maximum 50 members
Capital (max/min): no minimum capital required
Shareholders and liability: Limited liability of shareholders depending on their share
Limited Liability Company
Number of partners: at least one shareholder and one director
Capital (max/min): no minimum capital required
Shareholders and liability: Limited liability of shareholders depending on their share
Sole proprietorship
Number of partners: One individual
Capital (max/min): no minimum capital required
Shareholders and liability: Unique, unlimited liability
Company Limited by Guarantee
Number of partners: Generally restricted to 20 members
Capital (max/min): no minimum capital required
Shareholders and liability: each member must sign a declaration of guarantee, specifying the amount he undertakes to contribute. If the assets of the company are insufficient to cover its liabilities, the liability of its members is limited to the amount guaranteed

Business Setup Procedures

Setting Up a Company Zimbabwe Sub-Saharan Africa
Procedures (number) 9.0 7.5
Time (days) 27.0 21.3

Source: Doing Business - Latest available data.

 
The Competent Organisation
Registrar of Companies
For Further Information
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Zimbabwe.

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