General Information:

REGISTRATION OF COMPANIES & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DIVISION (RCIP)
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Registering a Company

COMPANY NAME REGISTRATION

Any business that wants to set up as a company must register with the Registries of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP) of MCIL. To do this, applicants are required to submit to the Registrar of Companies the following:

  1. Form 1- Application for incorporation of Company
    Form 1 Form 1
  2. Form 2- Consent of director or directors
     Form 2
BUSINESS PROCESS

Below is the usual procedure of processing Company Name Registration Applications:

  1. The Ministry (MCIL) receives the completed application
  2. Application is stamped with the received date
  3. The Registrar signs the Certificate and enters the name of the Company into the Company Register and notes the Company Number
  4. The Certificate is then forwarded to the applicant or the Law FIrm acting on behalf of the client
REGISTRATION FEE

The fee to Register a Company under Section 6 is $250. For further information regarding company registration fees please refer to the Company's Fees Table or please contact us.

 

FORMS

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  Form 1- Application for incorporation of company

File details:
Name: Company_Application_Form[18].pdf
Size: 33KB



Form 2  Form 2- Consent of director or directors

File details:
Name: Company_Application_Form[18].pdf
Size: 33KB



Brochure  Information Brochure on Registration

File details:
Name: Company_Application_Form[18].pdf
Size: 33KB


 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Should you require further information concerning Incorporated Societies, please contact:

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour
Registration of Companies & Intellectual Property Division
4th Floor
ACC House
Apia SAMOA

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Labour
Registration of Companies & Intellectual Property Division
P.O. Box 862
Apia SAMOA

Telephone: (+685) 20441
Facsimile: (+685) 20443
Email:
 mpal@mcil.gov.ws

Or please feel free to see our  Contact Us page.

 

Updated: 16 June 2008