Company Registration in Zimbabwe

An individual or group of individuals can register a company:

How does one register a company?

Name search:
  • It can be done online or manually. You register the name with the Registrar of Companies and the reservation for the name is only valid for 30 days.
  • The online registration is done on ZimConnect Portal, one has to register on ZimConnect Portal and their ID number is their User name
  • You select the Companies and Deeds, you then select Request for Company name search, make payment using either Ecocash or bank payment an amount of $5.
  • Submit your names and get a reference number you use to get a hard copy of the name search at the 
  • Deeds offices
  • Manually the process is done on Form CR21 and documents are lodged in duplicate
  • Results are collected on Form CV4.

Memorandum and Articles of Association:
  • These are filed with the Registrar of companies together with the prescribed fee
  • Form CR 14 States the company directors and secretary and CR 6 which states the physical address of the company is also filed together with Memorandum and Articles of Association Fee.
A Certificate of Incorporation is then issued after successful registration and the whole process should not take more than 14 days.
Company Registration in Zimbabwe