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2.1. Main Formation Requirements

Key steps for registering a company in Benin are:

  • Company must choose a unique name.
  • Open and activate a bank account in order to deposit the share capital. The attested receipt provided by the bank is required for registration at the APIEX.
  • Register the company at one-stop shop (APIEX - http://www.gufebenin.org/ ). It facilitates registration process with the commercial registry, tax authority, the labor directorate, the directorate of commerce at one place.
  • Payment of necessary registration fees