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List of company registers

The following is an incomplete list of company registers by country:

Contents

  • Afghanistan 1
  • Albania 2
  • Algeria 3
  • Andorra 4
  • Angola 5
  • Anguilla 6
  • Antigua and Barbuda 7
  • Argentina 8
  • Armenia 9
  • Aruba 10
  • Australia 11
  • Austria 12
  • Azerbaijan 13
  • Bahamas 14
  • Bangladesh 15
  • Bahrain 16
  • Barbados 17
  • Belarus 18
  • Belgium 19
  • Belize 20
  • Benin 21
  • Bermuda 22
  • Bhutan 23
  • Bolivia 24
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 25
  • Botswana 26
  • Brazil 27
    • State registries 27.1
  • British Virgin Islands 28
  • Brunei 29
  • Bulgaria 30
  • Burkina Faso 31
  • Burundi 32
  • Cambodia 33
  • Cameroon 34
  • Canada 35
    • Provincial and territorial registries 35.1
  • Cape Verde 36
  • Cayman Islands 37
  • Central African Republic 38
  • Chile 39
  • People's Republic of China 40
    • Provincial, sub-provincial and municipal registries 40.1
    • Hong Kong 40.2
    • Macau 40.3
  • Colombia 41
  • Cook Islands 42
  • Costa Rica 43
  • Côte d'Ivoire 44
  • Croatia 45
  • Cuba 46
  • Curaçao 47
  • Cyprus 48
  • Czech Republic 49
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo 50
  • Denmark 51
    • Danish realm 51.1
  • Djibouti 52
  • Dominica 53
  • Dominican Republic 54
  • Ecuador 55
  • Egypt 56
  • El Salvador 57
  • Eritrea 58
  • Estonia 59
  • Ethiopia 60
  • Federated States of Micronesia 61
  • Fiji 62
  • Finland 63
  • France 64
  • Gabon 65
  • Gambia 66
  • Georgia 67
  • Germany 68
  • Ghana 69
  • Gibraltar 70
  • Greece 71
  • Grenada 72
  • Guatemala 73
  • Guernsey, Channel Islands 74
  • Guinea 75
  • Guyana 76
  • Haiti 77
  • Honduras 78
  • Hungary 79
  • Iceland 80
  • India 81
  • Indonesia 82
  • Iran 83
  • Iraq 84
  • Ireland 85
  • Isle of Man 86
  • Israel 87
  • Italy 88
  • Jamaica 89
  • Japan 90
  • Jersey, Channel Islands 91
  • Jordan 92
  • Kazakhstan 93
  • Kenya 94
  • Kiribati 95
  • Kosovo 96
  • Kuwait 97
  • Kyrgyzstan 98
  • Laos 99
  • Latvia 100
  • Lebanon 101
  • Lesotho 102
  • Liberia 103
  • Liechtenstein 104
  • Lithuania 105
  • Luxembourg 106
  • Macedonia 107
  • Madagascar 108
  • Malta 109
  • Malawi 110
  • Malaysia 111
  • Maldives 112
  • Mali 113
  • Marshall Islands 114
  • Mauritania 115
  • Mauritius 116
  • Mexico 117
    • State registries 117.1
  • Moldova 118
  • Monaco 119
  • Mongolia 120
  • Montenegro 121
  • Montserrat 122
  • Morocco 123
  • Mozambique 124
  • Myanmar 125
  • Namibia 126
  • Nauru 127
  • Nepal 128
  • Netherlands 129
    • Caribbean Netherlands 129.1
  • New Zealand 130
  • Nicaragua 131
  • Niger 132
  • Nigeria 133
  • Niue 134
  • Norway 135
  • Oman 136
  • Pakistan 137
  • Palau 138
  • Palestinian territories 139
  • Panama 140
  • Papua New Guinea 141
  • Paraguay 142
  • Peru 143
  • Philippines 144
  • Poland 145
  • Portugal 146
  • Qatar 147
  • Republic of the Congo 148
  • Romania 149
  • Russian Federation 150
  • Rwanda 151
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis 152
  • Saint Lucia 153
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 154
  • Samoa 155
  • San Marino 156
  • Saudi Arabia 157
  • Senegal 158
  • Serbia 159
  • Seychelles 160
  • Sierra Leone 161
  • Singapore 162
  • Slovakia 163
  • Slovenia 164
  • Solomon Islands 165
  • South Africa 166
  • South Korea 167
  • South Sudan 168
  • Spain 169
  • Sri Lanka 170
  • Sint Maarten 171
  • Sudan 172
  • Suriname 173
  • Swaziland 174
  • Sweden 175
  • Switzerland 176
  • Republic of China (Taiwan) 177
  • Tajikistan 178
  • Tanzania 179
  • Thailand 180
  • Timor-Leste 181
  • Tonga 182
  • Togo 183
  • Tunisia 184
  • Turkey 185
  • Turks and Caicos Islands 186
  • Trinidad & Tobago 187
  • Uganda 188
  • Ukraine 189
  • United Arab Emirates 190
  • United Kingdom 191
  • United States 192
    • State registries 192.1
    • District/Territorial registries 192.2
  • Uruguay 193
  • Uzbekistan 194
  • Vanuatu 195
  • Venezuela 196
  • Vietnam 197
  • Yemen 198
  • Zambia 199
  • Zimbabwe 200
  • See also 201
  • External links 202

Afghanistan

Albania

  • National Registration Center

Algeria

  • National Commercial Registry Center (CNRC) (French)
  • National Commercial Registry Center (CNRC) (French)

Andorra

  • Oficina de Marques

Angola

  • ) (not searchable)Ficheiro Central de Denominações SociaisMinistry of Justice and Human Rights - Central Register of Business Names ( (Portuguese)
  • Ministry of Finance - Registry of State Suppliers () (Portuguese)

Anguilla

  • Anguilla Financial Services - Anguilla Commercial Online Registration Network (ACORN) ()

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Financial Services Regulatory Commission (not searchable)

Argentina

  • Ministry of Justice and Human Rights (Spanish)
  • Official Gazette (Click on "Sociedades") (Spanish)
  • Federal Administration of Public Revenue - tax identification number (CUIT) check (Spanish)
  • National Securities Commission - Issuers
  • National Procurement Office - Providers (Spanish)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship - Directory of Importers/Exporters (Spanish)

Armenia

  • Ministry of Justice - State Register of the Legal Entities
  • Tax Service - Taxpayers
  • Central Bank of Armenia - Listed Companies

Aruba

  • Aruba Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Australia

Austria

  • Firmenbuch (German) Information on accessing the official corporate registry
  • Wiener Zeitung - Firmenmonitor (company notices) (German)
  • Financial Market Authority - Supervised Companies

Azerbaijan

  • Ministry of Taxes - State Register of Business Entities
  • Ministry of Taxes - Businesses engaged in production

Bahamas

  • Registrar General's Department

Bangladesh

  • Office of the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms

Bahrain

  • Ministry of Industry & Commerce
  • Bahrain Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Members Search
  • Central Bank of Bahrain - CBB Register

Barbados

Belarus

  • Ministry of Justice - Unified State Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs

Belgium

Belize

  • International Business Companies Registry of Belize (subscription required)

Benin

  • )GUFEMinistry of Industry, Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises - Business Registry ( (French)
  • Ministry of Industry, Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises - Company Announcements (French)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Directory of Businesses (French)

Bermuda

  • Registrar of Companies

Bhutan

  • Ministry of Economic Affairs (not searchable)

Bolivia

  • )FundempresaRegistry of Commerce ( (Spanish)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Registers of Business Entities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Brčko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Registers of Business Entities in the Republic of Srpska
  • Republika Srpska - Central Registry of Securities - Issuers
  • Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Registry of Securities

Botswana

  • Ministry of Trade and Industry

Brazil

  • Department of Business Registration and Integration (DREI) (Portuguese)
  • Ministry of Finance - Federal Revenue - Tax identification number (CNPJ) search (Portuguese)
  • BM&F Bovespa - Listed Companies

State registries

State/District Searchable Link to website
Acre No Commercial Registry of Acre (Portuguese)
Alagoas Yes Commercial Registry of Alagoas () (Portuguese)
Amapá Yes Commercial Registry of Amapá () (Portuguese)
Amazonas No Commercial Registry of Amazonas () (Portuguese)
Bahia Yes Commercial Registry of Bahia (Portuguese)
Ceará No Commercial Registry of Ceará (Portuguese)
Distrito Federal Yes Commercial Registry of Distrito Federal () (Portuguese)
Espírito Santo Yes Commercial Registry of Espírito Santo (Portuguese)
Goiás No Commercial Registry of Goiás (Portuguese)
Maranhão No Commercial Registry of Maranhão (Portuguese)
Mato Grosso Yes Commercial Registry of Mato Grosso (Portuguese)
Mato Grosso do Sul No Commercial Registry of Mato Grosso do Sul (Portuguese)
Minas Gerais Yes Commercial Registry of Minas Gerais () (Portuguese)
Pará Yes Commercial Registry of Pará (Portuguese)
Paraíba No Commercial Registry of Paraíba (Portuguese)
Paraná Yes Commercial Registry of Paraná (Portuguese)
Pernambuco Yes Commercial Registry of Pernambuco (Portuguese)
Piauí No Commercial Registry of Piauí () (Portuguese)
Rio de Janeiro No Commercial Registry of Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)
Rio Grande do Norte No Commercial Registry of Rio Grande do Norte (Portuguese)
Rio Grande do Sul Yes Commercial Registry of Rio Grande do Sul () (Portuguese)
Rondônia Yes Commercial Registry of Rondônia (Portuguese)
Roraima Yes Commercial Registry of Roraima (Portuguese)
Santa Catarina Yes Commercial Registry of Santa Catarina () (Portuguese)
São Paulo Yes Commercial Registry of São Paulo (Portuguese)
Sergipe Yes Commercial Registry of Sergipe (Portuguese)
Tocantins No Commercial Registry of Tocantins (Portuguese)

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

  • Brunei Attorney General's Chamber

Bulgaria

  • Bulgarian trade register (Bulgarian)
  • Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Trade Register

Burkina Faso

  • )Maison de l'EntrepriseHouse of Enterprises ( (French)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry (French)

Burundi

  • Investment Promotion Authority (not searchable)

Cambodia

Cameroon

  • Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts (CCIMA) - Company Directory (French)
  • Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts (CCIMA) - Database of Industrial Enterprises (French)
  • )Annuaire des entreprisesMinistry of Economy, Planning, and Regional Development - Business Directory (
  • National Institute of Statistics - List of companies (French)

Canada

Provincial and territorial registries

Province/Territory Freely searchable Link to website
Alberta Yes Service Alberta (licensed businesses only)
British Columbia No British Columbia Corporate Registry (subscription required)
Manitoba No Manitoba Companies Office (subscription required)
New Brunswick Yes Corporate Affairs Registry Database
Newfoundland and Labrador Yes Companies and Deeds Online
Northwest Territories Yes Department of Justice - Corporate Registry
Nova Scotia Yes Registry of Joint Stock Companies
Nunavut Yes Department of Economic Development and Transportation
Nunavut No Department of Justice - Corporate Registries
Nunavut Yes Inuit Firm Registry
Ontario No Integrated Business Services Application (subscription required)
Prince Edward Island Yes Department of Environment, Labor and Justice - Corporate/Business Names Registry
Quebec Yes Registraire des entreprises Quebec (French)
Saskatchewan No Saskatchewan Corporate Registry (subscription required)
Yukon No Department of Community Services - Corporate Affairs
Yukon Yes Yukon Chamber of Commerce - Business Directory

Cape Verde

  • Official Gazette (subscription required) (Portuguese)
  • ) checkNIFGeneral Directorate of Taxation (DGCI) - Tax identification number ( (Portuguese)

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry (French)
  • Ministry for the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (French)

Chile

  • Registry of Commerce of Santiago (Spanish)
  • Official gazette (Spanish)
  • Securities and Insurance Supervisor (Spanish)
  • Ministry of Finance - Directory of Providers (Spanish)

People's Republic of China

Provincial, sub-provincial and municipal registries

  • Anhui Province - Anhui Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Beijing - Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Chongqing - Chongqing Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Chongqing - Chongqing enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Fujian Province - Fujian Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Fujian Province - Fujian enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Xiamen - Xiamen Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Xiamen - Xiamen enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Gansu Province - Gansu Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Guangdong Province - Guangdong Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Guangzhou - Guangzhou Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Guangzhou - Guangzhou Commercial Registration Information (Chinese)
    • Shenzhen - Market Supervision Administration of Shenzhen Municipality (Chinese)
    • Shenzhen - Shenzhen enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Guangxi Province - Guangxi Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Guizhou Province - Guizhou Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Guiyang - Guiyang Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Hainan Province - Hainan Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Hebei Province - Hebei Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Heilongjiang Province - Heilongjiang Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Heilongjiang Province - Heilongjiang enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Harbin - Harbin enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Henan Province - Henan Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Hubei Province - Hubei Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Hubei Province - Hubei Department of Commerce
    • Wuhan - Wuhan Credit Network (Chinese)
  • Hunan Province - Hunan Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Hunan Province - Hunan enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Inner Mongolia - Inner Mongolia Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Inner Mongolia - Inner Mongolia enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Jiangsu Province - Jiangsu Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Wuxi - Wuxi enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
  • Jiangxi Province - Jiangxi Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Jilin Province - Jilin Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Liaoning Province - Liaoning Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Liaoning Province - Liaoning enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Dalian - Dalian Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Dandong - Dandong Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Shenyang - Shenyang Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region - Ningxia Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Qinghai Province - Qinghai Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Shaanxi Province - Shaanxi Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Shaanxi Province - Shaanxi enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Xi'an - Xi'an Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Shandong Province - Shandong Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Qingdao - Qingdao Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Weihai - Weihai Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Shanghai - Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Shanxi Province - Shanxi Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Sichuan Province - Sichuan Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Sichuan Province - Sichuan enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Chengdu - Chengdu Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Tianjin - Tianjin City Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Binhai - Binhai company search (Chinese)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region - Tibet Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region - Xinjiang Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Yunnan Province - Yunnan Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Kunming - Kunming Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Zhejiang Province - Zhejiang Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
  • Zhejiang Province - Zhejiang enterprise credit information system (Chinese)
    • Hangzhou - Hangzhou Administration for Industry and Commerce (Chinese)
    • Hangzhou - Hangzhou enterprise credit information system (Chinese)

Hong Kong

Macau

  • Government Printing Bureau
  • Directorate of Justice Affairs Services (not searchable)

Colombia

  • )RUESUnified Commercial and Social Registry ( (Spanish)
  • Superintendency of Corporations - Business Check (Spanish)
  • Superintendency of Corporations - Business Check (Spanish) (additional company details)
  • Superintendency of Corporations - Company SearchSIREM (Spanish)
  • Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia - )SIMEVComprehensive Stock Market Information System ( (Spanish)

Cook Islands

  • Financial Supervisory Commission - Registrar's Office (not searchable)

Costa Rica

  • National Registry () (Spanish)
  • General Directorate Of Taxation (DGT) - Company check (Spanish)
  • Government Procurement System - Provider search (Spanish)

Côte d'Ivoire

  • Center for Investment Promotion (French)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry (not searchable) (French)

Croatia

  • Croatian Company Directory (Biznet)
  • Ministry of Justice - Business Register (Croatian)
  • Chamber of Economy - Export Directory (Croatian)

Cuba

  • National Office of Statistics - Registries (Spanish)

Curaçao

  • Curacao Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Cyprus

  • Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • )Guichet uniqueMinistry of Justice and Human Rights - Business Registry ( (French)
  • Steering Committee for Business Climate and Investment Improvement (not searchable) (French)

Denmark

Danish realm

  • Faroe Islands - Company Registration Authority
  • Greenland - Greenland Business Register (GER) (Danish)
  • Greenland - Greenland Business Register (GER) (Danish)

Djibouti

  • Office of Industrial Property and Commerce (ODPIC) - Official Bulletin (French)

Dominica

  • Companies and Intellectual Property Office - Name Search

Dominican Republic

  • Generate Directorate of Internal Revenue (DGII) - Tax-paying companies search (Spanish)
  • Generate Directorate of Internal Revenue (DGII) - Companies without operations (Spanish)
  • National Office of Industrial Property (ONAPI) - Trade name search (Spanish)
  • General Directorate of Public Procurement - Provider search (Spanish)
  • Santo Domingo - Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce and Production (Spanish)

Ecuador

  • Superintendency of Companies (Spanish)
  • Internal Revenue Service (SRI) - Company check (Spanish)
  • National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) - Business Directory (Spanish)
  • National Secretariat of Policy Management - Directory of Social Organizations (Spanish)
  • Official Public Procurement System - Provider search (Spanish)

Egypt

El Salvador

  • National Center of Registries - List of registered businesses (Spanish)
  • Official Gazette search (Spanish)
  • Salvadoran Institute of Social Security - Solvent companies (Spanish)
  • Public Procurement Unit (UNAC) - List of providers (Spanish)

Eritrea

  • )Haddas ErtraMinistry of Information - Official journal (

Estonia

  • Estonian Centre of Registers
  • Financial Supervision Authority - Supervised Entities

Ethiopia

  • Ministry of Trade

Federated States of Micronesia

  • Registrar of Companies - Listing of FSM Corporations

Fiji

  • Fiji Government - Companies and Business Registration ()

Finland

  • Finnish Trade Register - Company Search
  • BIS Information Service
  • Åland - Åland Online - Companies, Organizations and Associations

France

Gabon

  • ) (not searchable)Centre de Développement des EntreprisesInvestment Promotion Agency ( (French)

Gambia

  • iCommerce Registry ()

Georgia

  • Public Registry

Germany

Ghana

Gibraltar

  • Companies House Gibraltar (subscription required)

Greece

  • )Γενικό Εμπορικό ΜητρώοGeneral Commercial Registry ( (Greek)
  • Official gazette - Company search (Greek)
  • Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EBEA)

Grenada

  • Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property (not searchable)

Guatemala

  • Mercantile Registry (subscription required) (Spanish)
  • State Procurement System - Provider search (Spanish)

Guernsey, Channel Islands

  • Guernsey Registry

Guinea

  • Investment Promotion Agency (French)

Guyana

  • Ministry of Legal Affairs - Deeds Registry (not searchable)
  • The Official Gazette of Guyana
  • Georgetown - Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Directory of Members

Haiti

  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry - Electronic Commerce Registry (French)

Honduras

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Spanish)
  • ) checkRTNExecutive Directorate of Income - company tax identification code ( (Spanish)
  • State Office Procurement (ONCAE) - Provider search (Spanish)

Hungary

  • Ministry of Public Administration and Justice - Company Information and Electronic Company Registration Service (Hungarian)
  • Ministry of Public Administration and Justice - Company Information and Electronic Company Registration Service (Hungarian)
  • Hungarian National Bank - Market participants

Iceland

  • Directorate of Internal Revenue - Company Directory (Icelandic)

India

Indonesia

  • Ministry of Law and Human Rights - Company information
  • Ministry of Industry - Industrial Company Directory (Indonesian)
  • Ministry of Trade - Corporate Directory
  • Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) (Indonesian)

Iran

  • Legal Entities National ID Portal (Persian)
  • Official Journal (Persian)
  • Tehran - Tehran Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Mines - Trade Directory

Iraq

  • Ministry of Trade - Iraq Registrar of Companies
  • Baghdad - Chamber of Commerce - Companies Search (Arabic)
  • Erbil - Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Companies List

Ireland

Isle of Man

  • Isle of Man Companies Registry

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

  • Office of the Registrar of Companies
  • National Contracts Commission - Registered Contractors

Japan

Jersey, Channel Islands

  • Jersey Financial Services Commission - Companies Registry

Jordan

  • Companies Control Department (Arabic)
  • Ministry of Industry and Trade - Trade Names
  • Securities Depository Center - Public Shareholding Companies

Kazakhstan

  • Ministry of Justice - Database of legal entities
  • State Revenue Committee - Legal entities
  • Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance - Legal entities (Russian)

Kenya

  • State Law Office - Registrar General (not searchable)
  • National Construction Authority - Registered Contractors

Kiribati

  • Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives (not searchable)

Kosovo

  • Ministry of Trade and Industry - Business Registration Agency

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

  • Ministry of Justice - Register of Legal Entities (Russian)

Laos

Latvia

  • Register of Enterprises
  • Database of all companies registered in Latvia
  • Database of all companies registered in Latvia
  • Database of all companies registered in Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

  • Ministry of Trade, Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing - One Stop Business Facilitation Centre

Liberia

  • Liberia Business Registry

Liechtenstein

  • Business Names Index of the Office of Land and Trade Registry (GBOERA) (German)

Lithuania

  • Register of Legal Entities

Luxembourg

Macedonia

  • Central Registry
  • Securities and Exchange Commission - Registry of joint stock companies

Madagascar

  • Economic Development Board of Madagascar
  • General Directorate of Taxes (DGI) - Taxable entity search () (French)

Malta

  • Malta Financial Services Authority - Registry of Companies

Malawi

  • Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs - Registrar General (not searchable)

Malaysia

Maldives

  • Ministry of Economic Development

Mali

  • Investment Promotion Agency (French)

Marshall Islands

  • Marshall Islands Maritime & Corporate Administrators

Mauritania

  • ")Répertoires des entreprisesChamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture (Click on " (French)

Mauritius

Mexico

  • Secretariat of Economy - National Business Information Registry (SIEM) (Spanish)
  • Secretariat of Economy - Company name search (Spanish)
  • Mexican Institute of Industrial Property - Trade name search (Spanish)
  • Secretariat of Economy - Integrated System of Registry Management (SIGER) - list of all state and municipal commercial registries (Spanish)
  • Registry of Suppliers and Contractors (RUPC) (Spanish)
  • ProMéxico - Directory of Exporters (Spanish)

State registries

State/District Searchable Link to website
Aguascalientes No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Aguascalientes (Spanish)
Baja California No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Baja California (Spanish)
Baja California Sur No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Baja California Sur (Spanish)
Campeche No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Campeche (Spanish)
Chiapas No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Chiapas (Spanish)
Chihuahua Yes Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Chihuahua (subscription required) (Spanish)
Coahuila Yes Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Coahuila (subscription required) (Spanish)
Colima No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Colima (Spanish)
Federal District No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of the Federal District (Spanish)
Durango No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Durango(Spanish)
Guanajuato Yes Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Guanajuato (subscription required) (Spanish)
Guerrero No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Guerrero (Spanish)
Hidalgo No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Hidalgo (Spanish)
Jalisco Yes Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Jalisco () (Spanish)
Mexico State No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Mexico State (Spanish)
Michoacán No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Michoacán (Spanish)
Morelos No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Morelos (Spanish)
Nayarit No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Nayarit (Spanish)
Nuevo León No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Nuevo León (Spanish)
Oaxaca No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Oaxaca (Spanish)
Puebla No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Puebla (Spanish)
Querétaro Yes Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Querétaro () (Spanish)
Quintana Roo No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Quintana Roo (Spanish)
San Luis Potosí No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of San Luis Potosí (Spanish)
Sinaloa No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Sinaloa (Spanish)
Sonora No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Sonora (Spanish)
Tabasco No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Tabasco (Spanish)
Tamaulipas No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Tamaulipas (Spanish)
Tlaxcala No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Tlaxcala (Spanish)
Veracruz No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Veracruz (Spanish)
Yucatán No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Yucatán (Spanish)
Zacatecas No Public Registry of Property and Commerce of Zacatecas (Spanish)

Moldova

  • Licensing Chamber
  • Ministry of Justice - State Registration Chamber (Romanian)
  • Ministry of Justice - State Register of Non-Profit Organizations (Romanian)
  • State Tax Service - List of taxable entities (Romanian)

Monaco

  • Registry of Commerce and Industry (French)

Mongolia

  • General Authority for State Registration - Legal Entity Search
  • General Department of Taxation

Montenegro

Montserrat

  • Financial Services Commission (not searchable)

Morocco

  • Central Trade Registry (OMPIC) (subscription required) (French)
  • Central Trade Registry (OMPIC) (French)
  • Financial Markets Authority (CDVM) - Listed Companies
  • Casablanca - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Casablanca - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Fès - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Marrakech - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Meknès - Register of Commerce (Arabic)
  • Oujda - Register of Commerce (Arabic)
  • Rabat - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Salé - Register of Commerce (French)
  • Tangier - Register of Commerce (French)

Mozambique

  • Bulletin of the Republic (Portuguese)

Myanmar

  • Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (Click on "Company Search")

Namibia

  • Ministry of Trade and Industry (not searchable)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Member Directory

Nauru

  • Registrar of Corporations

Nepal

  • Office of Company Registrar

Netherlands

Caribbean Netherlands

  • Bonaire Commercial Register
  • Sint Eustatius and Saba Commercial Register

New Zealand

Nicaragua

  • Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (Spanish)
  • General Revenue Service (DGI) - Business search (Spanish)
  • General Directorate of State Procurement - Provider search (Spanish)

Niger

  • National Institute of Statistics - Directory of Companies (French)
  • Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (French)

Nigeria

Niue

  • Companies Office of Niue

Norway

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

  • Office of the Attorney General - Registrar of Corporations (not searchable)

Palestinian territories

  • Ministry of National Economy - Companies Registry

Panama

  • Public Registry of Panama () (Spanish)
  • Panadata (Spanish)

Papua New Guinea

  • Investment Promotion Authority - Entity Search

Paraguay

  • Ministry of Finance - Taxable entity search (Spanish)
  • ) checkRUCUndersecretary of State Taxation (SET) - company tax identification number ( (Spanish)
  • National Directorate of Public Procurement - Provider search (Spanish)

Peru

  • National Superintendency of Public Registries (SUNARP) (Spanish)
  • National Superintendency of Tax Administration (SUNAT) (Spanish)
  • Supervisory Agency for State Contracts (OSCE) - Provider search (Spanish)

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Republic of the Congo

  • National Center for Statistics and Economic Studies (French) - Click on "Base de données"

Romania

Russian Federation

  • Federal Tax Service - Unified State Register of Legal Entities (Russian)
  • National Classifier of Enterprises and Organizations (Russian)

Rwanda

  • Office of the Registrar General (ORG)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

  • Financial Services Regulatory Commission - Registrar of Companies ()
  • Nevis Financial Regulatory Services Commission

Saint Lucia

  • Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property (ROCIP)
  • Registry of International Business Companies and International Trusts (Pinnacle)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Commerce and Intellectual Property Office (subscription required)

Samoa

  • Samoa Company Registry

San Marino

  • Trade Register

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

  • Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts - Trade Point Senegal (French)
  • Industry Observatory of Senegal (OBS) (French)

Serbia

  • The Serbian Business Registers Agency (Serbian)
  • Central Securities Depository and Clearing House
  • Securities Commission - Public Company Register (Serbian)
  • National Bank of Serbia - Lists of Providers of Financial Services

Seychelles

  • Seychelles Business Register (onshore companies only)
  • Seychelles Financial Services Authority (not searchable)

Sierra Leone

  • Office of the Administrator and Registrar General

Singapore

Slovakia

  • Ministry of Justice - Business Register

Slovenia

  • Slovenian Business Register ()
  • Financial Administration - List of taxable legal entities (Slovene)
  • Central Securities Clearing Corporation
  • Securities Market Agency - List of public companies

Solomon Islands

  • Company Haus of Solomon Islands

South Africa

  • Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

South Korea

South Sudan

Spain

  • Central Mercantile Register (RMC) (subscription required)
  • Association of Spanish Property & Commercial Registers (subscription required)
  • Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores - Search by entity (Spanish)

Sri Lanka

  • Department of Registrar of Companies

Sint Maarten

  • St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (not searchable)

Sudan

  • Ministry of Justice - Commercial Registrations Department (Arabic)

Suriname

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Business Directory

Swaziland

  • Registrar of Companies (not searchable)

Sweden

Switzerland

  • Federal Commercial Registry Office - Central Business Names Index (Zefix)
  • Official Gazette of Commerce

Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - Company Registration Enquiry (Chinese)
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - Business registration lists (Chinese)
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - Business registration lists (by municipality) (Chinese)
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - List of Taiwanese companies in mainland China (Chinese)
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - List of Taiwanese companies doing business outside of Taiwan (Chinese)
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs - List of non-Taiwanese companies registered in Taiwan (Chinese)
  • Taiwan Stock Exchange - Market Observation Post System

Tajikistan

  • Tax Committee - Register of Legal Entities (Russian)

Tanzania

  • Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)

Thailand

Timor-Leste

  • Institute for Business Support - Enterprises
  • Service Registry and Company Verification (not yet searchable) (Portuguese)
  • Official Gazette (Portuguese)

Tonga

  • Business Registries Office

Togo

  • Business Start-up Center (French)

Tunisia

  • Registry of Commerce (French)
  • Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - Directory of industrial enterprises

Turkey

  • Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey - Turkish Trade Registry Gazette
  • Central Registration System (MERSİS) () (Turkish)
  • Turkish Standards Institution - Company Search
  • Adana - Adana Chamber of Commerce - Trade Name Search
  • Aksaray - Aksaray Chamber of Commerce (Turkish)
  • Bursa - Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Search for Member Companies
  • Gaziantep - Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce - Member Search (Turkish)
  • Istanbul - Istanbul Chamber of Commerce - Company Search
  • Konya - Konya Chamber of Commerce - Company Directory (Turkish)
  • Mersin - Mersin Chamber of Commerce (Turkish)

Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Financial Services Commission - Companies Registry (not searchable)

Trinidad & Tobago

Uganda

  • Uganda Registration Services Bureau

Ukraine

  • State Enterprise Information Resource Centre (Ukrainian)
  • State Fiscal Service - Business Search (Ukrainian)
  • State Fiscal Service - Register of VAT payers (Ukrainian)
  • State Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets - Integrated Information System (Ukrainian)
  • State Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets - Other registers (Ukrainian)

United Arab Emirates

  • Ministry of Economy - Business Name Search
  • Securities and Commodities Authority - Company Details
  • Abu Dhabi - Department of Economic Development - Trade Name Search
  • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi Business Center - Business License Search
  • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Commercial Directory
  • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange - Listed Companies
  • Ajman - Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Industrial & Business Directory
  • Ajman - Ajman Free Zone - Directory
  • Dubai - Department of Economic Development - Trade Name Search
  • Dubai - Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Commercial Directory
  • Dubai - Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Commercial Directory
  • Dubai - Dubai Financial Market - Listed Companies
  • Dubai - Dubai Financial Services Authority - Public Register
  • Dubai - Dubai International Financial Centre - Client Directory
  • Dubai - Dubai Airport Freezone - Directory
  • Dubai - Jebel Ali Free Zone - Client Directory
  • Dubai - Dubai Internet City - Partners Directory
  • Dubai - Dubai Knowledge Village - Partners Directory
  • Dubai - NASDAQ Dubai - Listed Companies
  • Fujairah - Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Business Directory
  • Fujairah - Fujairah Free Zone - Company Listing
  • Ras Al Khaimah - Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority - Client Directory
  • Sharjah - Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Business Directory
  • Sharjah - Hamriyah Free Zone - Directory
  • Sharjah - Sharjah Airport International Free Zone - Investor Directory
  • Umm al-Quwain - Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Arabic)

United Kingdom

United States

State registries

State Department/Agency Link to search function
Alabama Secretary of State of Alabama Business Entity Search
Alaska Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
Arizona Arizona Corporation Commission Business Entity Search
Arkansas Secretary of State of Arkansas Search Incorporations
California Secretary of State of California Business Search
Colorado Secretary of State of Colorado Records Search
Connecticut Secretary of the State of Connecticut Commercial Recording Division
Delaware Secretary of State of Delaware Division of Corporations
Florida Secretary of State of Florida Division of Corporations
Georgia Secretary of State of Georgia Corporations Division
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Search for Business Entity
Idaho Secretary of State of Idaho Search for Business Entities
Illinois Illinois Secretary of State Business Services
Indiana Secretary of State of Indiana Business Services
Iowa Iowa Secretary of State Business Entities
Kansas Secretary of State of Kansas Business Entity Search Station
Kentucky Secretary of State of Kentucky Business Organization Search
Louisiana Secretary of State of Louisiana Business Services
Maine Secretary of State of Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions
Maryland Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation Charter Record Search
Massachusetts Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Corporations Division
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Corporation Division
Minnesota Minnesota Secretary of State Business and Lien System
Mississippi Secretary of State of Mississippi Business Services
Missouri Missouri Secretary of State Business Services
Montana Secretary of State of Montana Business Services
Nebraska Secretary of State of Nebraska Business Division
Nevada Secretary of State of Nevada Business Center
New Hampshire New Hampshire Secretary of State Corporation Division
New Jersey New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Revenue & Enterprise Services' Business Records Service
New Mexico New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Corporations Divisions
New York Secretary of State of New York Division of Corporations
North Carolina North Carolina Secretary of State Corporations
North Dakota North Dakota Secretary of State Business Records Search
Ohio Ohio Secretary of State :::: Business Search
Oklahoma Oklahoma Secretary of State Business Entities
Oregon Oregon Secretary of State Corporation Division
Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Corporations
Rhode Island Secretary of State of Rhode Island Division Of Business Services
South Carolina Secretary of State of South Carolina Business Filings
South Dakota Secretary of State of South Dakota Business Services
Tennessee Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Business Services
Texas Secretary of State of Texas Corporations Section (SOSDirect) ()
Texas Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Taxable Entity Search
Texas Office of the Governor of Texas Non-U.S. Companies with Operations in Texas
Utah Utah Division of Corporations and Commercial Code Business Name Search
Vermont Secretary of State of Vermont Corporations Division
Virginia State Corporation Commission Business Entity Search
Washington Secretary of State of Washington Corporations Division
West Virginia Secretary of State of West Virginia Business Organization Search
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Search Corporate Records
Wyoming Secretary of State of Wyoming Filing Search

District/Territorial registries

  • District of Columbia - Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs - Corporations Division ()
  • Guam - Department of Revenue and Taxation - General Licensing and Registration Branch (not searchable)
  • Northern Mariana Islands - Department of Commerce - Registrar of Corporation (not searchable)
  • Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Department of State - Corporations Search
  • United States Virgin Islands - Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

Uruguay

  • )e-DiarioAgency for Development of Electronic Government and Society of Information and Knowledge (AGESIC) - Incorporated businesses ( (Spanish)
  • Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining - Directory of Industrial Enterprises (Spanish)
  • National Institute of Statistics - Directory of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Spanish)
  • Official Gazette search (Spanish) ()
  • State Purchasing and Contracting Agency - Provider search (Spanish)
  • Investment and Export Promotion Institute - Directory of Exporters (Spanish)

Uzbekistan

  • State Tax Committee - VAT payers

Vanuatu

  • Vanuatu Financial Services Commission

Venezuela

  • National Procurement Service (RNC) - Registered government contractor search (Spanish)
  • SENIAT - ) checkRIFcompany tax identification code ( (Spanish)
  • Supreme Tribunal of Justice - Official Gazette (Spanish)
  • Autonomous Registries and Notaries Service (not searchable) (Spanish)

Vietnam

Yemen

  • Ministry of Industry and Trade (Arabic)

Zambia

  • Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) ()
  • Zambia Revenue Authority - Taxpayer Search (Click on "Other e-Services")

Zimbabwe

  • Department of Deeds, Companies & Intellectual Property

See also

External links

  • Open Company Data Index
  • Open Data Census - Company Register
  • Investigative Dashboard - Business Registries
  • European Commission - Business registers in Member States
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