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The country is under sanctions by the United Nation’s Security Council and/or the UK Government. Currently B2B Hub is not providing legal and financial services for the present country.


Legal form:

Inc., LLC., Ltd.


6 weeks

Price: $


Payment methods:

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Document checklist:

Local legal address (Handled by B2B Hub) 

2.Proof of Residence 
3.Memorandum (Provided by B2B Hub)
4.Articles of association (Provided by B2B Hub)


Organization name






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Official languages

ISO 4217


Dari and Pashto

38,928,346 (as of July 2020)




Q: What types of companies can be formed in Afghanistan?

A: Companies in Afghanistan can take the form of a limited liability company (LLC), joint stock company (JSC), sole proprietorship, or partnership.

Q: What are the requirements to form a company in Afghanistan?

A: To form a company in Afghanistan, you must have at least two shareholders and two directors who are at least 18 years old. You will also need to register your company with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI).

Q: How long does it take to register a company in Afghanistan?

A: The registration process can take anywhere from several weeks to several months, depending on the complexity of the company structure and the completeness of the required documentation.

Q: What are the documents required to register a company in Afghanistan?

A: The specific documents required depend on the type of company being formed, but generally include articles of association, a memorandum of association, and a business license.

Q: Can foreigners own a company in Afghanistan?

A: Yes, foreigners can own a company in Afghanistan, but they must comply with certain regulations and obtain the necessary permits and approvals from the government.

Q: What are the tax implications of forming a company in Afghanistan?

A: Companies in Afghanistan are subject to corporate income tax, which is currently set at a flat rate of 20%.

Q: What are the ongoing compliance requirements for a company in Afghanistan?

A: The specific compliance requirements depend on the type of company, but generally include filing annual financial statements and tax returns with the government.

Q: Can I use my Afghan company to do business outside of Afghanistan?

A: Yes, you can use your Afghan company to conduct business anywhere in the world, as long as you comply with the relevant laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. However, you may need to obtain additional licenses and permits to operate in certain countries.



In Afghanistan, both corporate and personal taxation exist. Here is a brief overview of the tax system in Afghanistan:

Corporate taxation:

- Corporate income tax in Afghanistan is a flat rate of 20% on net profits.

- Companies are required to file their tax returns and pay the tax due within three months after the end of the tax year.

- Companies must also make advance payments of their estimated tax liability on a quarterly basis.

Personal taxation:

- Personal income tax is also levied in Afghanistan, with rates ranging from 0% to 20% depending on the level of income.

- Taxable income includes salaries, wages, profits from business activities, and other sources of income.

- The tax year in Afghanistan runs from December 22nd to December 21st of the following year.

- Individuals must file their tax returns and pay any tax due by March 21st of the following year.

Other taxes:

- In addition to corporate and personal income tax, Afghanistan also levies a 2% customs duty on most imports and exports, as well as a 10% value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.

- Property tax is also imposed in Afghanistan, with rates ranging from 0.5% to 2% of the property's value.

It is important to note that the tax system in Afghanistan is subject to change, and companies and individuals should seek professional advice on their specific tax obligations and requirements. Additionally, the security situation in Afghanistan may impact the ability of taxpayers to file tax returns and make payments on time.

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