Business Registration Goes Online in Rwanda


business-02This new move which was initiated by Rwanda Development Board through the office of the registrar general came as a way to ease the RDB’S registration process.

The business registration system which was first introduced in 2011, is currently a must have in Rwanda; the move was effected this week.

Louise kanyonga, the registrar general said the transition to online business registration came as part of other reforms aimed at making it easier to do business such as improving access to credit, making it easier to pay taxes and acquiring construction permits.

She added that the new reform will make it easier, cheaper, quicker and more convenient to register one’s business.

In addition to that, for 12 months; free online help and free work spaces will be offered at the RDB head office. Users, who may encounter difficulties, will be able to ask questions and get responses via email.

According to RDB site, Rwanda Development board which reports directly to the president  of Rwanda, was set up by bringing together all government agencies responsible for the all investors in Rwanda, under one roof, these include key agencies responsible for business registration, investment promotion, environmental clearances, privatisation and specialist agencies which support ICT and tourism as well as SMEs and  human capacity development in the private sector.