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Changes to Company Shareholding

 TRANSFER OF SHARES
This service allows a user to submit a transfer of shares to the Registrar where shares are transferred between Shareholders.

You need to complete, scan and upload Form 14: Notice of Transfer of Shares of a Company, which can be found on the website under Quick Links/Forms and Downloads. In case of new shareholders, a Shareholder’s Consent Form for an Existing Company must also be completed.

1. Log onto www.cipa.co.bw and select the company from the dashboard.
2. Click on FILING AND MAINTENANCE.
3. Click LODGE GENERAL DOCUMENT.
4. Under SELECT DOCUMENT TYPE, select Transfer of Shares.
5. Upload the Documents below as a single upload.
 Form 14: Notice of Transfer of Shares
 Copy of the extract from the share register
 Proof of ID of the newly appointed shareholder/s
 signed consent form of any newly appointed shareholders
6. Enter an effective Date.
7. Click SUBMIT.

The submission will be sent to CIPA for Review. Once you receive approval, your corporate information will be updated within 24 hours.

 

 ISSUE OF SHARES
This service allows a user to file an Issue of Shares where a company has issued new shares to new or existing shareholders.

You need to complete, scan and upload Form 12: Notice of Issue of Shares, which can be found on the website under Quick Links/Forms and Downloads. In case of new shareholders, a Shareholder’s Consent Form for an Existing Company must also be completed.

1. Log onto www.cipa.co.bw and select the company from the dashboard.
2. Click on FILING AND MAINTENANCE.
3. Click LODGE GENERAL DOCUMENT.
4. Under SELECT DOCUMENT TYPE, select Issue of Shares.
5. Upload the Documents below as a single upload.
 Form 12: Notice of Issue of Shares
 Copy of the extract from the share register
 Proof of ID of the newly appointed shareholder/s
 signed consent form of any newly appointed shareholders
6. Enter an effective Date.
7. Click SUBMIT.

The submission will be sent to CIPA for Review. Once you receive approval, your corporate information will be updated within 24 hours.

 

 ACQUISITION OR REDEMPTION OF SHARES
This service allows you to submit to the Registrar a Notice of Acquisition or Redemption of shares for an entity you have authority over.
The company may buy back some of their shares from existing shareholder(s) or redeem some of the shares from existing shareholder(s).
You need to complete, scan and upload Form 15: Notice of Acquisition by Company of Own Shares or Redemption of Shares, which can be found on the website under Quick Links/Forms and Downloads.

1. Log onto www.cipa.co.bw and select the company from the dashboard.
2. Click on FILING AND MAINTENANCE.
3. Click LODGE GENERAL DOCUMENT.
4. Under SELECT DOCUMENT TYPE, select Acquisition or Redemption of Shares.
5. Upload the Form and any supporting document.
6. Enter an effective Date.
7. Click SUBMIT.

Your filing will be sent to CIPA for review. Your corporate information will be updated within 24 hours of the filing being approved.

 

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