Fees and timelines


pay engagement fee by instalmentThe Democratic Republic of Congo LLC setup costs in Year 1 will amount to US$2,480 and annual company costs in Year 2 and thereafter will amount to US$530. The average fee per DRC engagement amounts to US$13,620 including i) DRC company incorporation ii) corporate bank account setup iii) legal registered office and iv) all government registration fees.

Different DR Congo entity typesCostDraft invoice
Tax resident LLCUS$13,620View invoice PDF
Simplified JSCUS$19,330View invoice PDF
PLCUS$23,880View invoice PDF
Free zoneUS$25,030View invoice PDF
BranchUS$22,030View invoice PDF
Representative officeUS$22,180View invoice PDF
Fast nominee LLCUS$25,100View invoice PDF


The average DRC company registration period is 24 weeks as outlined below:

Service LLCPLCBranchRep OfficeSimplified JSCFree zone
Engagement planning4 weeks3 weeks4 weeks4 weeks3 weeks3 weeks
Company incorporation period12 weeks18 weeks19 weeks19 weeks16 weeks18 weeks
Bank account approval4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks4 weeks
Internet banking approval3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks
Engagement completion1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week1 week
Total engagement period24 weeks29 weeks31 weeks31 weeks27 weeks29 weeks

democratic republic of congo business registration engagement period timeline

  • Preparing a detailed project plan;
  • Our Client confirms the corporate structure;
  • Collecting due diligence from our Client.
  • Our Client signs the corporate bank account opening forms;
  • Healy Consultants prepares a business plan;
  • Healy Consultants visits the bank for interview;
  • The Bank Legal and Compliance Department review and approve the banking application;
  • The Bank Front Office email corporate bank account numbers to our client.
  • The Bank Operations Department mails the internet username and passwords to our Client;
  • Some of our Clients’ request Healy Consultants to activate the internet banking on their behalf.
  • Healy Consultants confirms all Client due diligence is received;
  • Healy Consultants couriers to our Client the complete original company and bank account documents;
  • Our Client completes our web page feedback survey;

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in Democratic Republic of Congo, please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi
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