Company Formation & Registration Services in Pakistan

FAPL is one of the most renowned names in Pakistan to provide company registration and formation services in all major cities of the country. Not only company registration, we help our clients throughout the journey of their company formation by providing accurate and affordable services for other corporate matters. We assure to cover covers all major aspects of corporate services for your new business entity formation in Pakistan. We have dedicated team of Chartered Accountants, Lawyers, Tax professionals as well as Cost and Management Accountants with extensive experience and proficiency to in the field of company registration services in Pakistan, income tax advisory, sales tax filing, bookkeeping services, company structure choice, customized accounting software development (accounting software in excel), trade mark, internal audit, logo registration, company name selection as well as other company formation solutions.

Our consultants at FAPL set an initial meeting with the clients to provide customized company formation services along with company registration in Pakistan. Our clients belong to different sectors of the economy. We are offering company registration in Pakistan since 2017 to set entirely new standards in the field of corporate matters and tax consultancy. From our range of services, one can easily get an idea of our professional approach to successfully register your company anywhere in Pakistan. Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is the authorized department to register companies in Pakistan and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) takes care of the company taxation matters. We provide complete support to our clients for the formation of new company in Pakistan in compliance with FBR and SECP.  Feel free to contact FAPL team for any further company formation or company registration services. Our portfolio of company formation services mainly fall into three categories given below:

  • Company registrations service in Pakistan.
  • Company formation advisory & consultancy in Pakistan.
  • company formation services in Pakistan.

Company Registrations Service in Pakistan:

The scope of our company registration and formation services covers the following. You can trust us to get all the following jobs done quickly for the registration of your new company in Pakistan. Step-by-step process of company registration in Pakistan by FAPL includes:

  • Application for confirmation of availability of a name for company formation and its successful reservation.
  • Obtaining digital signatures of the proposed directors of the new company.
  • Preparation of Memorandum of Association of the company.
  • Preparation of Articles of Association of the company.
  • Filing of Documents with Registrar of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for confirmation of Name availability.
  • Collection of Company Registration Certificate from concerned authorities.
  • Opening of bank account in the name of the company.
  • NTN registration for company with filing of application at Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

Company Formation Advisory & Consultancy in Pakistan:

Having a great idea to start-up a new company in Pakistan is not enough to assure that your business will go to the heights of success. There are examples of many businesses that lead to bankruptcy because of very minor mistakes made at the starting of the commencement. Save your business idea from the collapse by contacting FAPL consultants for new business start-ups throughout Pakistan. We have satisfied clients in various economy sectors of the country who outsourced us right from the company formation stage and still we are providing them with other corporate matter services. Our company formation advisory services in Pakistan can be trusted by visiting our portfolio. We help our clients from company name & location selection to the management of investments in the company formation. The main aspects of our company formation consultancy services include:

  • Market research & competitive study for company formation.
  • Calculation of business start-up services costs.
  • Funds for the new business entity formation.
  • Selection of right business name for the company.
  • Choosing the right business structure for company formation.
  • Location choice for new company formation.

Company Formation Services in Pakistan:

FAPL helps its clients in the formation of a new business entity in Pakistan. With the advancement of law enforcement agencies in the country, it is getting difficult to start a company in compliance with the regulatory authorities of Pakistan. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) & Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have their own procedures and guidelines that require to be followed by the entrepreneurs to commence the business smoothly. You can contact FAPL team for the new business entity formation services throughout Pakistan. FAPL can help you on different scales so that your business can run smoothly without any hurdles of non-compliance. The main features of our company formation services include:

  • Post-registration services for corporate.
  • New business & company insurance services.
  • Management of business finances and cash-flow.
  • Employee hiring and payroll processing.
  • Business bookkeeping & reconciliations.
  • New business tax preparation & return filing services.
  • Business setup support services.
  • Company formation audit services.
  • Minimization business risks.
  • Avoidance of penalties & lowering tax burden.

Question & Answers

The process of company registration in Pakistan is not complicated unlike other countries, but proper understanding of the basic concepts and FBR guidelines is required if you are thinking to register your new company in Pakistan on your own. FAPL helps its readers to get all information about basic concepts of company registration in Pakistan. The step-by-step guide to company registration in Pakistan involves the following procedure:  

Application for Company Name Availability:

For approval of desired name for incorporation of company in Pakistan, an application is filed to the registrar of companies in Pakistan. We recommend you to check on website of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan that proposed name is whether available for company registration in Pakistan or not. If it is available then proceed to file application for name availability for company registration in Pakistan.

Preparation of Required Documents for Company Registration:

Following documents are required to be prepared and filed for the registration of company in Pakistan.
  • memorandum of association
  • Articles of association
  • Form 1
  • Form 21
  • Form 29
  • Power of attorney:
  • Directors’ CNIC copies:
  • Name availability email/ letter from SECP:

Filing Of Documents to the Registrar:

In the process of company registration in Pakistan, the last step is to file the above mentioned documents to the concerned registrar and government body in Pakistan. The registrar is responsible to review the application as well as the authenticity of the filed documents for the registration of company in Pakistan under of Companies Ordinance, 1984. The name of the new company gets registered if the registrar is satisfied with the application and filed documents. The process of company registration in Pakistan is finally completed when the registrar issues Certificate of Incorporation to the new entrepreneurs in Pakistan.
Starting a business in Pakistan initiates from a rock-solid business idea that should stand out in the race of other brands and corporate in Pakistan. Proper company formation advisory is required so that you do not make any mistakes in starting your new business in Pakistan. FAPL presents the best consultancy services to start a business in Pakistan so that you can make right choices in investments to your new business. Along with it, we also offer new business registration services in Pakistan. We help you to get NTN for your new business in Pakistan along with other company formation services that cover payroll processing, employee’s management, cash-flow management, as well as other customized services that you can ask us on a single call. Feel free to contact FAPL representative to start money-generating business with success in Pakistan.
The following types of companies can be registered in Pakistan:  
  • Sole proprietorship
  • Single Member Company
  • Partnership Firm
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Private Limited Companies
  • Foreign Companies
  • Public Limited Companies
  • Guarantee Limited Company
  • Not For Profit Companies (NGOs & INGOs, Associations, Foundations)
Selecting a suitable business structure in Pakistan is very crucial for your business formation. If you are not sure that which forms of business structure in Pakistan will best suit to your business idea, contact FAPL new business entity formation services.
Under the arrangements of the Companies Ordinance1984, an organization is a corporate body with distinct legal substance along with an interminable succession. The of the Ordinance also states that an organization might be structured by people partner for any lawful cause by subscribing their names to the Memorandum and Articles of Association in addition to consenting to various provisions for recruitment of an organization.   There can be three different types of companies in Pakistan under the guidelines of the Companies Ordinance, 1984 given below:
  • A company limited by shares
  • A company limited by guarantee
  • An unlimited liability company
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is responsible to handle all the taxation matters of individual and business persons in Pakistan. If you want to register your business to the FBR to file returns, you need to apply for NTN in Pakistan. As a business owner, you can outsource us for the quick NTN registration services in Pakistan. We guarantee you to complete the procedure without any problems and time delay. Contact FAPL for business registration with FBR via NTN.
Steps to be taken once your company is registered in Pakistan include the following post incorporation procedures or post registration procedures:  
  • Appointing the first business director for new company.
  • Appointing the first auditor for new company.
  • Appointing the secretary for new company.
  • Appointing the legal advisor for new company.
  • Setting an annual general meeting of new company.
  • Appointing the subsequent director executive for new company.
  • Changing the registered address of new company.
  • Commencement of new business start-up.
  • Setting the statutory meeting by a public company that has capital share.
  • Increasing the authorized capital.
  • Allotting further shares in the market.
  • Returning beneficial ownership with related changes.
Following documents are required for filing the registration of a new company or business in Pakistan:  

Memorandum of Association:

The focal idea of the memorandum of association of the company is to present an elementary report to enlist all the businesses that company is planning to undertake. For filing the application for company registration in Pakistan, minimum four (04) copies of Memorandum of Association must be attached with the application.

Articles of Association:

The major purpose of the articles of association f the company is to provide a necessary report regarding all the operating rules for the company proposed to be registered in Pakistan. It contains all the details concerning the working pattern of the standards of the organization, e.g. appointments & meeting, directors working & removal, etc. For filing the application for company registration in Pakistan, minimum four (04) copies of Articles of Association must be attached with the application.

Form 1:

Form I for enlistment and registration of company in Pakistan is an essential statement of one of the directors of the organization who are going to be enrolled. You can easily download Form 1 from SECP official website.

Form 21:

The address of organization experiencing the organization enrollment process in Pakistan is recommended to the recorder by filing of Form 21 for the company registration in Pakistan.

Form 29:

All necessary information and details concerning the particulars of the directors of the organization are filed in the Form 29 for the company registration enrollment procedure in Pakistan.

Power Of Attorney:

Power of attorney is also required to be submitted that contains the details of the directors of the new business entity that is enrolled for the company registration procedure in Pakistan.

Directors’ CNIC Copies:

Copies of the original CNIC of the directors as well as witness who marked the reminder and articles of Association of the new organization are filed.

Name Availability Email/ Letter from SECP:

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) governs the registration of new companies in Pakistan that sends a letter or email to notify the applicant about the availability and confirmation of the requested name for the new business entity.
FAPL presents the comparison of different business structures for registration in Pakistan. There are minor differences in the registration of business as Company, Sole Proprietor or Firm. Get the details below to make the right decision in the company formation in Pakistan:  
  • For the registration purpose of new business entity in Pakistan, Sole Proprietor Company requires minimum one person, partnership company requires minimum two partners while company requires minimum two directors. Registration of Single Member Company can be done with one director.
  • The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is responsible for the registration of Sole Proprietor companies in Pakistan. Regional Registrar along with Federal Board of Revenue is responsible for the registration of Firm while Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan along with Federal Board of Revenue is responsible for registration of companies in Pakistan.
  • The registration of Sole proprietor is cheapest. The registration cost of Firms in Pakistan is a bit expensive while the company registration is the most expensive with the highest price tag.
  • Life of the sole proprietor business is connected to the life span of the owner of the business. In case of Partnership Business, it also ends with the death of any one of the partner. On the other hand, company remains for the lifetime without being un-dissolved as the shares of director are transferred to his family members or any other nominated person upon the death.
  • Time required for the registration of sole proprietor is 3 to 5 working days, 7 to 14 working days for firm registration while 10 to 15 working days for the company registration in Pakistan.
  • Owner and business Income Tax Return is same in case of Sole proprietor business structure. In case of company, directors and company returns are filed separately to the FBR.
  • In case of sole proprietor and firm registration, there is not specific requirement for appointing legal adviser and auditor unlike companies to maintain capital threshold.
  • The undertaking of any type of business can be made in all types of business registration in Pakistan as there is o restriction for any business structure.
If you are still unable to decide the best business structure and its registration procedure to be done, you can contact FAPL team of professionals and experts to get it done and dusted for you.