FBO Registration

COST FOR THE REGISTRATION

Free of charge

PROCEDURES FOR REGISTRATION OF RBOs&NGOs :

WHAT DO WE GET

  • At District Level : a collaboration letter obtained from the Mayor of district
  • At National Level at RGB :
    1) A Temporary Registration Certificatefor first application
    2) A compliance certificateconferring Legal personality
    2)Facilitation in publishinglegal personalityin Official Gazette after submission of Authenticated statutes as stipulatedin the art 6& 17 of the law regulating NGOsand the law Regulating RBOs respectively.

FREQUENT ASKED QUESTIONS :

WHAT IS A RELIGIOUS BASED ORGANIZATION :

A Religious based organization is an organization whose members share same beliefs, culture and practices.

WHAT IS A NATIONAL NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (NGO) ?

An NGO is an organization which is comprised of natural persons or of autonomous collective voluntary organizations whose aim is to improve economic, social and cultural development and to advocate for public interests of a certain group, natural persons, organizations or with the view of promoting common interest of their members.

WHAT IS A FOUNDATION

A foundation is an organization whose purpose is either to establish a fund or to collect funds manage and use them to provide beneficiaries with support.

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ALLOWED TO ESTABLISH AN NGO ? A FOUNDATION

At least three people (3) for an NGO
Whereas a Foundation can be established by one or several persons ; one of them should possess a work/resident permit in or have activities in Rwanda.

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR RELIGIOUS BASED ORGANIZATION’S REGISTRATION

1. Application Letter Addressed to the CEO of Rwanda Governance Board ;
2. Authenticated statutes governing the religious-based organizations with contents respecting the provisions of article 5 (stipulating the activities of religious-based organizations) of the law no 06/2012 of 17 February 2012 ;
3. Location of its head office as well as its full address as per the RGB format on website ;
4. Names of the Legal Representative of the religious-based organizations, his/her deputy, their duties, full address as well as its full address as per the RGB format on website, their CV and their criminal records
5. A document certifying that the legal representative of the religious-based organizations and his/her deputy were appointed in accordance with its statutes (Declaration) ;
6. A brief statement describing the major doctrines of the religious-based organizations ;
7. The minutes of the general assembly which approved the statutes of the religious-based organization
8. Action plan for the fiscal year
9. Original District Collaboration letter for the current year issue by the Mayor

LIST OF FBOs WITH TEMPORARY CERTIFICATES AND FBOs WITH LEGAL PERSONALITY AS PER OCTOBER 2014

REGISTERED RELIGIOUS BASED ORGANIZATIONS AS OF SEPTEMBER 2015

LIST OF FBOs REGISTERED IN 2015

--> LAW GOVERNING ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONING FBOs



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