Main EIC services

We provide the following three main types of services to investors

Client charter

No Services Usual time frame Cost (ETB)

1

Company name registration 1 hour

25

2

Alteration/amendment of a company name 1 hour

80

3

Issuance of substitute certificate of a company name 1 hour

50

4

Notarization of memorandum and articles of association 3 hours

652

5

Amendment/ change of memorandum and articles of association 3 hours

160

6

Issuance of commercial registration 3 hours

100

7

Amendment/ change of commercial registration 3 hours

80

8

Replacement or substitution of commercial registration 1 hour

50

9

Cancellation of commercial registration 5 working days

50

10

Issuance of investment permit 3 hours

600

11

Investment permit (expansion) 18 working days

300

12

Renewal of investment permit (new) 2 working days

200

13

Renewal of investment permit (expansion) 2 working days

100

14

Change of investment permit 3 hours

100

15

Amendment of investment permit 3 hours

100

16

Issuance of substitute investment permit 1 hour

100

17

Issuance of work permit 2 hours

2,000

18

Renewal of work permit 1 hour

1,500

19

Substitution of work permit 1 hour

1,200

20

Registration and issuance of certificate for technology transfer agreement 3 hours

200

21

Registration of a collaboration agreement concluded by a domestic investor with export-oriented non-equity based foreign enterprise 2 hours

100

22

Grading of construction contracting 3 working days

5,000

23

Issuance of business license 10 working days

100

Source: Client Charter, Ethiopian Investment Commission