According to Section 93 A of the Companies Act, 2015 as read together with the Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) Regulations 2020, all incorporated companies in Kenya are required to maintain a register of their beneficial owners and to submit a copy of the same to the Registrar of Companies.
Therefore, the Business Registration Service vide a public notice dated 9th June 2021, reminded the public that the deadline for filing the Beneficial Ownership register documents is on 31st July 2021. The registrar should also be notified of any change of the Beneficial Ownership Information within 14 days.
Due to the high number of applicants, the public is urged to be patient as all their applications will be eventually attended to.
For further information and assistance in filing and compliance with the Companies (Beneficial Ownership Information) Regulations 2020, kindly do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or visit our offices on 8th Floor, CMS Africa House, Nairobi or on 3rd Floor, Ritah Plaza, in Kakamega.