Description
This service is to register the branches of a foreign company or commercial institutions in the Kurdistan Region for the purposes of increasing foreign investment and economic development.
Responsible Entity
Ministry of Trade & Industry / General Directorate of Companies Registration / Directorate of Foreign Company Registration
Visitor's Address

ئەدرەسی وەزارەتی بازرگانی- بەڕێوەبەرایەتی گشتی تۆمارکردنی کۆمپانیاکان

Office Hours
08:00 to 15:00 hrs
بەڕێوەبەرایەتی گشتی تۆمارکردنی کۆمپانیاکان
هەلێر ٦٠ مەتری نزیک ئەبوعەفیف.
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Conditions
Power of Attorney (PoA), if service is requested through a legal representative.
The company must be officially registered in the country of origin.
The manager of the company branch in the Kurdistan Region must be a resident of the region.
The company has to be registered for over a year in the country of origin and must have a good financial status.
The company branch must have an official mailing address in the Kurdistan Region.
All foreign certificates and documents must be certified by the KRG's Department of Foreign Relations and the Ministry of Justice.
Documents
Certificate of company registration in the country of origin, translated to Arabic or Kurdish and certified by the Iraqi Embassy or Kurdistan Regional Government Representative in respected country (or at nearest Iraqi Embassy).
Contract of company establishment in the country of origin, translated to Arabic or Kurdish and certified by the Iraqi Embassy or Kurdistan Regional Government Representative in respected country (or at nearest Iraqi Embassy).
Latest financial statement of the main company and translated into Arabic or Kurdish language and certified by the Iraqi Embassy or Kurdistan Regional Government Representative in respected country (or at nearest Iraqi Embassy).
Minutes of the Board of Directors meeting of the main company stating the agreement to open a branch in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq; translated into Arabic or Kurdish language and certified by the Iraqi Embassy or Kurdistan Regional Government Representative in respected country (or at nearest Iraqi Embassy).

This document should officially be addressed to General Directorate of Companies Registration in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where the delegated manager and its authorities along with the legal representative are appointed.
National Identity Card and Residence Card of the branch manager, if Iraqi, and a copy of passport and residency card if a foreign national.
Office lease agreement or proof of ownership.
Time
3 to 6 days
Price
According to Decision No. 119 of 2017/11/20
200,000 IQD foreign company branch registration fee.
50.000 IQD document auditing fee.
25,000 IQD advertising fee.
25,000 IQD company office inspection fee.
Procedures
Requesting an online account from official website of the General Directorate of Companies Registration online through (crkrg.org) website.
Submission of the branch opening request to the General Directorate of Companies and online registration through (crkrg.org) website.
The request will be audited by the Directorate of Foreign Company Branch Registration, and after obtaining approval electronically, it will be submitted to the Director General of Foreign Company Branch Registration for approval. .
Following the approval of the Director General, the requestor will be notified by e-mail to visit the General Directorate of Company Registration - Department of Foreign Companies Branch Registration in Erbil to present the required documents for the purpose of assessing and paying relevant commissions and registration fees.
The requestor must visit the stationary unit in the General Directorate of Companies, to buy relevant application forms.
The requestor must visit the incoming/outgoing office to receive the incoming request number.
The requestor must visit the Legal Department to certify the documents and the prepared contract.
The requestor then must visit the office of the Directorate of Foreign Company Branch Registration for equalization of the documents.
The requestor then must visit the office of the Director of Foreign Company Branch Registration for approving the equalized documents.
The requestor must visit the Accounting Department, to pay commissions and registration fees.
The requestor must visit the office of foreign branch registration to collect the approval decree for the registration.
The requestor must visit the office of the General Director for stamping the decree. Then take the decree to incoming/outgoing office for obtaining outgoing serial number.
The process is complete, and the decree can be used for the purpose of doing business in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Application Form
پێویستە فۆرمی داواکاری هاوپێچ بکرێت، ئەگەر هەبێت.
External Services
پێویستە خزمەتە پەیوەندیدارەکان دەستنیشان بکرێن، ئەگەر هەبن.
Signed by
پێویستە ئەم خزمەتە لەلایەن بەڕێزان وەزیر/سەرۆکی دەستە و بەڕێوبەری گشتی دیوان و لیژنەی خزمەت واژوو بکرێت.
Service ID
MOTI - 02
Last updated17-04-2022

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