Registering a Limited Liability Company

Two or more person can incorporate and register a company with the Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG) at Roxy Building Walpole Street, Freetown. A Company is a separate entity and limits the liability of the owners to their share capital. Companies pay corporate taxes and have the obligation to keep proper book keeping records and hold annual general meeting


Registering as a Sole Proprietor or Partnership

Every business must be registered with the office of the Administrator & Registrar general (OARG) at Roxy Building, Walpole Street, Freetown.

A business owned by a single person must be registered as a sole proprietorship, while that owned by more than one person, must registered as a partnership. Both procedures are identical and described below. A third possibility is to be registered as a company. Information on the incorporation of a company by shares is provided on a separate brochure.



Mapping the Procedure to Register a Business

Before a business starts operation as a limited liability company, or a sole proprietor and a partnership, it is obligatory to register with the Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG) under the Attorney General.