10 steps to incorporating in Pakistan

    Pakistan business incorporation procedures

  1. Before Healy Consultants commences the incorporation process, we request our Clients to i) sign our engagement letter and courier us ii) the signed letter along with all the required due diligence documents and iii) settle Healy Consultants’ engagement fees;
  2. Our experts will draft a detailed engagement plan for our Clients, detailing by week every step towards engagement completion. This plan will optimize work transparency and settle our Client’s expectations;
  3. Healy Consultants and the Client agree on the corporate structure for the company. The Client also sends Healy Consultants their preferred names (in order to preference) along with i) the reason behind choosing such names and ii) disclose the full form and meaning of any abbreviations used in the name. Healy Consultants will then submit the application for name approval to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP), Pakistan. Please click here to check the availability of your company name;
  4. After the name is approved, Healy Consultants will submit an application for NIFT digital signature certificates for the directors and shareholders of the company to the SECP;
  5. Next, our Client couriers us the following documents: i) notarized and legalized undertaking letters signed by the directors and shareholders ii) notarized and legalized PoA to authorize Healy Consultants’ representative for submitting the incorporation documents and iii) notarized copy of appointment of the company secretary;
  6. On receipt of the above, Healy Consultants will prepare the Memorandum and Articles of Association for the new company and submit all the documents to the SECP for company incorporation;
  7. The SECP will forward the details of all prospective foreign directors and shareholders to the Ministry of Interior (MOI). After the MOI approves the corporate structure of the new company, SECP will proceed to incorporate the company and provide Healy Consultants with the certified Certificate of Incorporation and the certified M&AA;
  8. Next, our bank account opening team will open a corporate bank account for the new company. After the account is opened, our Client will proceed to deposit the share capital into the account;
  9. Healy Consultants will apply for a National Tax Number (NTN) for the foreign directors. After receiving approval from the Federal Board of Revenue, Healy Consultants will apply for NTN for the foreign company. We will also register the company with the state social security intuition;
  10. The process of Pakistan company registration is now complete. With the engagement complete, Healy Consultants will courier a full company kit to our Client; the kit includes the original corporate documents, unopened bank correspondence and a feedback form.

Contact us

For additional information on our company incorporation services in Pakistan, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com. Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Paavan Chhabra, directly:
client relationship officer - Paavan
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