Registration of Branch and Representative Office of a Foreign Company (available also as e-Service)

A branch of a foreign company can be registered via the General Directorate of Companies Registration Under the one-stop service, foreign companies will only be required to lodge one single application for foreign company registration in KRG. The branch of a foreign company must have at least one authorized representative who is ordinarily resident in KRG.

Electronic registrations can be submitted electronically through this website by visiting the E-Services section. Occasional as well as regular customers can apply for incorporation. Paper (original) documents, must be delivered to the appropriate governorate office once the initial approval has been issued.

The branch of a foreign company may commence business once it is registered with the General Directorate of Companies Registration. This is on condition that the branch does not require any other licenses/approvals from other government agencies in order to carry out the business activities.

To apply for a foreign company registration:

To apply for a local company registration click here

For further details and information on how to apply click here