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2.1. Main Formation Requirements

The establishment of a company in Mali involves a number steps that can for the most part be completed through Mali's one-stop-shop service. The following outlines the basic requirements for establishment:

  • Initial capital must be deposited directly with a bank or through a public notary
  • Bylaws of the company must be notarized and an affidavit certifying no criminal history must be signed
  • Legal stamps must be purchased from the representative of the tax administrator at the one-stop-shop, the stamps are for:
    • Tax application
    • Commercial Court application
    • Statistical Office application
  • All company documents and forms must be submitted at the one-stop shop for company registration