Investor guide

Investor guide
Business registration

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Micro entrepreneurship (up to 15 people / from 30,000 MCI)
Small business (up to 100 persons up to 300 000 MCI)
Medium business (100 - 250 people from 30 000 to 3 000 000 MCI)
Large enterprise (more than 250 employees / more than 3 000 000 MCI)
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The most popular types of legal entities are limited liability Partnership (LLP) and Joint stock company (JSC)
The limited liability partnership (LLP)
Currently, LLP is the most popular form of business partnerships for commercial entities. A limited liability partnership is recognized founded by one or more persons, a partnership, whose authorized capital is divided into shares of certain constitutive documents of sizes; participants of a limited liability partnership are not liable for its obligations and bear risk of the losses connected with activity of partnership, within the value of their contributions. The number of LLP participants is not limited, as well as there are no restrictions and prohibitions for participation of non-residents as members, with the exception of activities related to national security.
Public reporting of the LLP is also not required.
LLP may not have as a sole participant another business partnership consisting of one person.
LLP medium-sized and large enterprises set the minimum size of the authorized capital in the amount of 100 MCI Constitutive documents of the LLP are the Foundation agreement or the decision of the founders and Charter
Joint-stock company (JSC)
Joint-stock company is a legal entity issuing shares in order to raise funds for its activities. JSC possess assets separate from the assets of its shareholders, and is not responsible for their obligations. A JSC is liable for its obligations within its property. A shareholder is not liable for its obligations and bear risk of losses connected with activities of society, within the value of his shares, except for the cases stipulated by legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In Kazakhstan JSC are not divided into open and closed, in contrast to the jurisdictions of neighbouring countries. Also don't set limits and restrictions on the number of shareholders and founders. Founders can be both individuals and legal entities founder may be one person.
The minimum Charter capital of a JSC is 50,000 times the size of MCI, established by the Law on Republican budget for the current year. Constituent documents of a JSC are the Foundation agreement or the decision of the sole founder and Charter.
The list of documents required for registration
Statement (Download )
For state registration of a legal entity related to subject of small business, to the registering body by the founder (founders) served notice about the beginning of entrepreneurial activity in the form prescribed by the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Fee - not required
Statute - not required
Certificate of registration:
Turning to the web portal in the "personal account" of the applicant confirmation of acceptance of the notice of commencement of business activities is the certificate on state registration of a legal entity, which is issued to the applicant (applicants) in electronic format;
When contacting the registration authority confirmation of acceptance of the notice of commencement of business activity is the issuance of a certificate of state registration of a legal entity.
Issuance of certificate on state registration of legal entities is carried out not later than one working day following the day of submission of notification of commencement of business activities.
Foreign participation:
The state registration of legal entities related to small business entities with foreign participation is made in the manner prescribed for registration of legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan relating to small businesses. Unless otherwise stipulated by international treaties ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan, additional information shall be submitted: legalized extract from the trade register or other legalized document certifying that the founder - foreign legal entity is a legal entity under legislation of a foreign state, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages;
copy of passport or other identity document of a foreign founder, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages;
Turning to the web portal of "electronic government" electronic copies of these documents attached to the notification.
Legal entities with foreign participation in addition provide:
Legalized extract from the trade register or other legalized document certifying that the founder - foreign legal entity is a legal entity under legislation of a foreign state, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages;
A copy of the passport or other identity document of a foreign founder, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages.
If the activity of the legal person refers to the provision of financial services additionally provide:
The resolution of the National Bank of Kazakhstan
If a company has a monopoly position in the market and/or more than fifty percent of shares (participation shares in Charter capital) of the enterprise belong to the state, and persons, affiliated with them, in addition give:
Consent of the Antimonopoly body

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State registration of legal entities and registration of branches and representative offices by bodies of justice (registering authority)- CSCS
Terms of state registration Jur.individuals
Activities on the basis of the Charter, not a model, made not later than 1 working day following the day of application
State registration of a legal entity may also be made on the basis of the electronic application submitted via the Internet, through the web portal of "electronic government" - egov.kz
Terms of state registration Jur.individuals
Within 1 hour of the working day from the date of application
The list of documents required for registration
Statement (Download )
The articles of Association (if not standard) Protocol of the constituent Assembly /
the decision of the sole member
For state registration of a legal entity related to the subject of medium and large enterprises, in the registering body by the founder (founders) served notice about the beginning of entrepreneurial activity in the form prescribed by the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan operating on the basis of a Model Charter - a statement on form
Fee – the payment of registration fee is made through payment gateway of "electronic government" only large enterprise 6.5 MCI
Charter - the Charter of JSC is represented in Kazakh and Russian languages in a bound and numbered form in three copies and must be notarized. The statutes of legal persons-subjects of private entrepreneurship, the position of their branches and representative offices, except for the statutes of joint stock companies, their branches and representative offices the state registration are submitted., operating on the basis of a model Charter is submitted in the Kazakh and Russian languages in a bound and numbered form in three copies and must be notarized.
Certificate of registration:
The document confirming the state registration (re-registration) of legal entity, record registration (re-registration) of branch (representative office), a certificate issued by the registering authority in the form prescribed by the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Certificate of state registration (re-registration) of a legal entity contains information about the date of its issuance, registration body, business identification number, date of state registration (re-registration), name and location of the legal entity, the heads and founders (participants). If a legal entity related to subject of private enterprise operates on the basis of a model Charter, information about it appear in this certificate.
The presence of the document confirming the state registration (re-registration) of a legal entity, is not a basis for the commencement of activities requiring a license in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The capacity of a legal entity in the sphere of licensed activity arises from the receipt of the relevant license and shall terminate upon termination of the license or annulment in the manner prescribed by legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Issuance of certificate on state registration of legal entities is carried out not later than one working day following the day of submission of notification of commencement of business activities.
Foreign participation:
Legalized extract from the trade register or other legalized document certifying that the founder - foreign legal entity is a legal entity under legislation of a foreign state, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages
Copy of passport or other identity document of a foreign founder, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages.
Legal entities with foreign participation in addition provide:
Legalized extract from the trade register or other legalized document certifying that the founder - foreign legal entity is a legal entity under legislation of a foreign state, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages;
A copy of the passport or other identity document of a foreign founder, with notarized translation into Kazakh and Russian languages.
If the activity of the legal person refers to the provision of financial services additionally provide:
The resolution of the National Bank of Kazakhstan
If a company has a monopoly position in the market and/or more than fifty percent of shares (participation shares in Charter capital) of the enterprise belong to the state, and persons, affiliated with them, in addition give:
Consent of the Antimonopoly body

The service provider
State registration of legal entities and registration of branches and representative offices by bodies of justice (registering authority)- CSCS
Terms of state registration Jur.individuals
Activities on the basis of the Charter, not a model, made not later than 1 working day following the day of application
State registration of a legal entity may also be made on the basis of the electronic application submitted via the Internet, through the web portal of "electronic government" - egov.kz
Terms of state registration Jur.individuals
Within 1 hour of the working day from the date of application
The state registration of a legal entity related to subject of small and medium enterprises, through the web portal of "electronic government", the application is submitted in electronic form to opening Bank accounts and for compulsory insurance of employee from accidents (with the exception of cases where the founder (founders) of a legal entity carries out (exercise) activity without entry into employment relationships with individuals) in accordance with the requirements established by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On compulsory insurance of employee from accidents during execution of labour (service) responsibilities" and the regulatory legal act of National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
When registering a legal entity should provide, what the estimated annual average number of employees and average annual income of a business entity.
Depending on the average number of employees and average annual income of business entities belong to the following categories: small businesses, including the subjects of micro businesses; medium businesses; large businesses.
The rates of registration fees
The rate of registration fee for state registration (re-registration), state registration of termination of activities of legal entities (including in case of reorganization in the cases provided by Republic of Kazakhstan legislation), accounting registration (re-registration), removal from accounting registration of branches and representative offices – 6.5 MCI.
The zero rate applies if the state registration and registration of termination of activities of legal entities who are the subjects of small and average business.
MCI - 2 525 tenge
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