Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, Company Limited by Guarantee, Cooperative, Foundation, Limited Liability Company, Society, Trust
Main social issues addressed by these organizations: Environment, Health and Medical Research, Human Rights, Religion, Youth and Family
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 31-60 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: USD 50
The average cost for registering a philanthropic organization (PO) depends on the type of PO being registered. Often, societies take a much longer time to register since their registration goes through the Ministry of Home Affairs — in which some security agencies such as police are involved.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/Federal Government, Local Government
Registration goes through local governments and eventually a final approval happens on top, at the central government.