10 steps to incorporating in Afghanistan
- Prior to commencing the business incorporation procedures, our Client i) settles Healy Consultants’ fees, ii) signs and returns our Client Engagement Letter and iii) provide us all the required due diligence documents;
- Our experts draft a detailed company setup engagement project, mapping out by week each step to engagement completion, optimizing transparency and setting Client expectations;
- Healy Consultants reserves company name with the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) and prepares the deeds of establishment and the articles of association. The exact corporate structure is agreed with our Client;
- Our Client supplies our firm a lease agreement for their office premises. If this is not possible, we will supply our firm’s virtual office services for 6 months until our Client finds their preferred business address;
- Healy Consultants submits the company registration and the tax registration documents to the AISA. After the company has been registered, the details will be published with the Afghanistan Central Business Registry;
- Next, the AISA completes the tax registration for the Client’s company and issues the Tax Identification Number (TIN);
- Healy Consultants now proceeds to open the corporate bank account with the Afghanistan International Bank. After the bank account is opened, the Client will deposit the share capital;
- Therafter, our experts will apply for a business license with the AISA. It is possible that AISA officials may inspect the company premises as part of the approval process;
- Following company establishment, many Clients request telephone, fax and other virtual office facilities to support their business. Alternatively, our Client may request Healy Consultants to assist them with renting a fully furnished office in Afghanistan ;
- Following engagement completion, Healy Consultants couriers a full company kit to our Client, including original corporate documents, unopened bank correspondence and a Client feedback survey.
Frequently asked questions
How much capital will I be required to deposit when incorporating a company in Afghanistan?The Afghanistan corporate law does not stipulate a minimum share capital requirement. However, it is possible our Client may need to invest a higher amount to obtain the license approval for AISA.