Search for Business Name

Agency: Uganda Registration Services Bureau Period: 1 Day Cost: UGX 2000

Steps to follow:

  1. Identify at least 3 name options.
    • Types of names that get rejected:
      • immoral names
      • vulgar names
      • names similar to existing ones by spelling or pronunciation,
      • names associated with government or countries,
      • abbreviations.
  2. Fill in a Name Reservation form, which can be obtained here or from the physical One Stop Centre (OSC) at Uganda Investment Authority (UIA); the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) offices; or at the Uganda Bookshop.
  3. Submit a filled form with proof of payment.
  4. The officer carrying out the registration will then carry out the name search and reservation then reserve your business name.