10 steps to incorporating in Gabon in 2024

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Our Firm will be pleased to assist our Clients to incorporate their company in Gabon, which also requires the opening of a corporate bank account in the country. The average timelines to complete each step of the engagement can be found on the fees and timelines page. The standard procedures for the formation of a business in Gabon are as follow:

  1. Before proceeding with Gabon business incorporation, Healy Consultants expects our Clients to i) settle the fees applicable to the engagement ii) sign and return our engagement letter and iii) provide all the documents requested for our due diligence checks;
  2. Healy Consultants will also assist our Clients in determining the requisite company structure. After the appropriate structure is finalized, we will prepare the Gabon company registration forms for Client signature;
  3. Healy Consultants will draft a detailed project plan which will lay out every step we take towards engagement completion, thereby optimizing transparency for our Clients;
  4. Our experts will reserve the proposed name on the behalf of your company;
  5. Our Clients are mandated to have a legally registered office in Gabon. Healy Consultants can provide our Clients with temporary office space in Gabon for 6 months until they find their preferred business location. One time fees apply for this service, after which the rent is paid directly by our Client to the landlord;
  6. Healy Consultants’ banking team will open a corporate bank account in Gabon on behalf of our Client, who will then be required to deposit the minimum paid up share capital and provide us with the certificate of deposit. Please note that the managing director will be requested to travel to Gabon for corporate bank account opening;
  7. Healy Consultants will register the company’s articles of association and the certificate of deposit with the public notary and then, with the Investment Promotion Agency;
  8. Healy Consultants will register the newly incorporated Gabonese company with the Social Security Authorities. We will, also, publish the report of company registration in a Gabonese legal journal;
  9. Lastly, Healy Consultants will assist our Client with employee recruitment and visa applications (when required);
  10. Following engagement completion, Healy Consultants couriers a company kit folder, to our Client’s preferred international address, containing the following corporate documents including original corporate documents, unopened bank correspondence and a Client feedback survey to assess the quality of our business incorporation services in Gabon.

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For additional information on our company incorporation services in Gabon, please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Simon Guidecoq, directly:
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