Business Registration In Cameroon

Registering a Business in Cameroon.

Registering a business in Cameroon has been made easier. The Center for Enterprise Creation Formalities (CFCE) is a government agency responsible for registering a business or Company in Cameroon. To register a new business, you will have to present yourself at their offices. Click here for a complete list of (CFCE) offices nationwide.

The Center for Enterprise Creation Formalities can help entrepreneurs obtain the certificates below.

  • Trade Register (issued by Ministry of Justice trial court)
  • Taxpayer Card (issued by the Director General of Taxes)
  • Patent Title (issued by the Director General of Taxes)

People registering  in the three regions below can register their business online by following This Link:

  • Littoral
  • Center
  • North

There following three different types of companies can be registered at the center:

  1. Enterprising Scheme – for small economic operators
  1. Traders, Person (Establishment) – for individual trader
  2. Local Companies, Corporations (Limited Liability Company)

The documents needed for registration will depend on the type of company being registered but generally the following documents must be presented:

  • Localization plan of the business
  • Copy of ID card
  • Certificate of non conviction of not more than three months old
  • Copy of ID card of possible employees

The registration fee is 41‘500 FCFA

For more information regarding business registration feel free to contact us by sending an email to or by visiting our website

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