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 types Cost Draft invoice
Tax resident LLC US$13,620 View invoice PDF
Simplified JSC US$19,330 View invoice PDF
PLC US$23,880 View invoice PDF
Free zone US$25,030 View invoice PDF
Branch US$22,030 View invoice PDF
Representative office US$22,180 View invoice PDF
Fast nominee LLC US$25,100 View invoice PDF


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

Service LLC PLC Branch Rep Office Simplified JSC Free zone
Engagement planning 4 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks
Company incorporation period 12 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 19 weeks 16 weeks 18 weeks
Bank account approval 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
Internet banking approval 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks
Engagement completion 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week 1 week
Total engagement period 24 weeks 29 weeks 31 weeks 31 weeks 27 weeks 29 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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