Frequently Asked Questions


What business structure will work for me?

There are 5 types of business struct

Business name registration/Sole Proprietorship

A limited liability company (Limited by Shares and Limited by Guarantee/Non profit company)


External Company


What do I need to register a company in Ghana?

Under the Companies Act, a limited liability company must be registered with the following:

-  a minimum of 2 directors, 

-  a company secretary, and 

- an auditor.


How does a foreigner or a foreign entity register a business in Ghana?

In addition to incorporating the company at the Companies Registry, the foreigner or foreign entity would be required to register with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre and the Ghana Immigration Service.