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2.1. Main Formation Requirements

Guinea offers a one-stop-shop window for registration of new companies facilitated by the Agency for Promotion of Private Investments (Agence de Promotion des Investissements Privés or APIP). The key steps involved in the registration of a business entity are:

  • Filing of all key company documents such as Company Bylaws, Members identity proof, Title deed of the registered office premises, etc.;
  • Payment of the relevant registration and notary fees;
  • On verification of the documents, the company will be approved and registered by APIP;
  • Thereafter, the company must obtain other required licenses such as tax registration, VAT, social security, etc.