In order to set up a commercial or non-commercial legal entity of a medium or large scale business the following documents are filed with the registration authorities:
1) Application of a standard form for entities of medium and large scale business, different application form is filed by the entities that will carry out business activity using model charter;
2) Acknowledgement of receipt of the state registration fee. This does not apply to the registration of entities of small and medium scale business.
The entiies with foreign shareholders/participatory shareholders are registered as per the established registration procedures for legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. If none other is provided by the international agreements, ratified by the Republic of Kazakshtan, the following documents must be filed additionally:
1) Legalised state extract from the trade register or any other legalised document certifiying the legal incorporation of shareholder - foreign legal entity by laws of a foreign state with a notarised translation into Kazakh and Russian languages;
2) Passport copy or any other identity document of a shareholder - foreigner with a notarised translation into Kazakh and Russian languages.
No other documents, except for those set forth in laws, should be asked for the registration.
A legal entity can be registered by filing an online application through Internet in manners, established by the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
An entity of a small-scale business is registered by filing a standard notification form on start of business activity, established by the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
By-laws (charters) of legal entities of a small-scale business or branches and representative offices thereof are not required to file for the registration.
State registration of legal entities of a small-scale business with foreign shareholder is carried as per the registration procedures for the state registration of small-scale legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. If none other is provided by the international agreements, ratified by the Republic of Kazakshtan, the following documents are filed additionally:
Acknowledgement of receipt of notification on start of business activity is the Certificate of state registration of the legal entity.
The state registration certificate is issued within one business day following the date when the notification form is filed.