Uganda - Reserve Name for a Company
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
To reserve the name for a company:
- Obtain application form from the Uganda Registration Service Bureau or download it through this link: Business registration Form(select Reservation of Name.)
- Fill in the application from and submit it to the assessment window at the Uganda Service Registration Bureau (USRB)
- Pay the Name reservation fee at the bank and obtain the bank slip for the payment.
- Return to the USRB office and submit the bank slip/receipt to attending officer at the Name search window.
- Upon confirming of the payments, the suggested name is subjected to a search in the business registry database. If the name passes the similarity, defensive, offensive, and desirability tests, it is reserved for a period of 30 days.
- You will be issued with reservation number that you will use to check your reservation status.
NOTE: There are name-reservation books where you can search and check whether the desired name was approved or rejected and for what reasons.
- Identification documents
- Prove of payments
- Prove of business registration
Office Locations & Contacts
Uganda Registration Service Bureau (URSB)
Plot 5 George Street, Georgian House,
P.O Box 6848 Kampala Uganda
Phone: +256 414 233 219
Call centre: +256 417 388 100
Whatsapp: +256 712 448 448
Toll Free: 0800 100 006
Fax: +256 4144 250 712
- All entrepreneurs requesting a business name reservation can apply for this services.
- Cost: UGX 20,000
- 30 days from date of issue
Documents to Use
Download through this link and select Reservation of name : Name reservation application form
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- Period: 2-4 days
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Need for the Document
- Reservation of a company name is to formalize business by allowing them to operate with unique names.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
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