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Conversion of Companies Operating under the Free Zones System to the Internal Investment System

​Conversion of Companies Operating under the Free Zones System to the Internal Investment System in Accordance with Law No. 72 of 2017 or Law No. 159 of 1981.

​Companies Operating under the Free Zones System

1. A certificate of non-confusion of company name.
2. A recent (maximum 3 months old) official copy of the commercial registry.
3. The company’s new articles of association preceded by a preamble stating a background on the development of the company since the incorporation date until the date of conversion, and signed by the duly authorized representative of the company.
4. GAFI's approval on the conversion from the Free Zones System to the Internal Investment System, or operation under Law No. 159.
5. The minutes of the extraordinary general meeting approving the conversion and including the name, object and articles required to be amended to adjust the company's position (the required documentation in the request for ratification of the minutes of the extraordinary general meeting must be submitted as well).
6. A copy of the applicant's personal ID.
7. The request for ratification of the minutes of the extraordinary general meeting and an acknowledgement of information validity.
8. Service fees payment receipt.
9. In the event that any of the company's added objects requires that (prior) special approvals be obtained under the applicable laws, the approvals of the appropriate bodies must be submitted.

​The articles of association converting the company from operation under the Free Zones System to operation under the provisions of Law No. 72 of 2017 or Law No. 159 of 1981.  EGP 400

Ratification of the minutes of the extraordinary general meeting. EGP 400 per each copy

​Three business days from the day subsequent to the date on which the completed application has been duly received.

E-Portal , ISC

Via the E-portal

1. Register and create your account and workspace and get the authority to deal with the company on the portal www.gafi.gov.eg, then choose the service and provide the required documents, and we will review them.
2. Pay fees using credit cards, and sign documents electronically.
3. We will send all the modification documents to your workspace on the portal.

Via ISC

1. Select the service; take a number from the queue machine , and the documents will be reviewed.
2. Go to the relevant window at the General Department for Legal Affairs of Companies (Amendments Department) to have the relevant application technically reviewed, and then pay the service fees in cash at the cash desk.
3. Visit GAFI to receive the minutes of the extraordinary general meeting and the converting articles of association after having been approved by GAFI. After that, go to the Egyptian Bar Association to have the articles endorsed; then to the Real Estate Registration and Notarization Department to have it notarized, and then to the Commercial Registry to enter it into the commercial registry of the company.

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