Foreign Company Registers - Company Registers of Foreign States

JUDr. Jakub Vozáb, PhD. 11.10.2022

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<Crossroads Bank for Entreprises>

The Belgian business register, the Business Hub Database (French Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises (BCE), Dutch Kruispunktbank van Ondernemingen (KBO), is managed by an office in the Federal Department of the Economy.

The database covers all enterprises, and the law requires all enterprises to register. It also lists businesses’ establishments (or ‘establishment units’): these are the addresses where – or from where – the business conducts its operations.

The database also provides links to other databases. It covers not just businesses but other legal persons too. Sole traders, public bodies, and in some cases foreign businesses, are all included.



The Bulgarian business register/register of non-profit legal entities (ТРРЮЛНЦ – TRRYULNTs) is administered by the Registry Agency attached to the Ministry of Justice.

Registered in the TRRYULNTs are traders, branches of foreign traders, non-profit legal entities and branches of non-profit legal entities, along with the particulars on them that are required by law to be registered.

Also contained in the TRRYULNTS are the documents that are required by law to be kept available for public inspection relating to traders and foreign traders’ branches, non-profit legal entities and branches of foreign non-profit legal entities


<Sudski registar>

The court register is a public book containing data and documents on entities which have to be entered in the register by law.

The following are entered in the register: public trading companies (javna trgovačka društva), limited partnerships (komanditna društva), economic interest groupings (gospodarska interesna udruženja), joint-stock companies (dionička društva), limited liability companies (društva s ograničenom odgovornošću), sole traders (trgovci pojedinci), European companies (SEs), European Economic Interest Groupings (EEIGs), European Cooperative Societies (SCEs), institutions (ustanove), communities of institutions (zajednice ustanova), cooperatives (zadruge), unions of cooperatives (savezi zadruga), credit unions (kreditne unije), simple limited liability companies (jednostavna društva s ograničenom odgovornošću (j.d.o.o.)) and other persons that have to be registered by law. Subsidiaries are entered in the register if this is required by law.

Czech Republic

<Obchodní rejstřík>

The Commercial Register is maintained by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic.


<The Central Business Register (CVR)>

The central register of entrepreneurs as Denmark basic public register of information on entrepreneurs.

The Central Business Register is the Danish state's master register of information about businesses.


<Trade Registry>

Commercial Register is maintained by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (Patentti- ja rekisterihallitus) (VIRRE).



The French Commercial Register is managed by local business and civil courts.



The Italian Business Register is headed by the Chambers of Commerce under the supervision of the Ministry for Economic Development.


<Unternehmensre­gister>? Submitaction = language & language = en <Handelsregister>

The German Register of Companies runs for the other federal states the Ministry of Justice of the Land Nordrhein-Westfalen.


<Dutch Handelsregister>

Commercial Register is maintained by the Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel) for each region.


<Business Register/بزنس رجسٹر>

Business Register is maintained by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, First Floor, Statistics House, 21 Mauve Area, G-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan, Phone +92 51 9106577, 9106550, Email: Business Register is a comprehensive database containing all significantly active businesses entities (establishments as well as enterprises) in the country together with their contact and classification information.


<Rejestr Gospodarki Narodova><Krajowy Rejestr Sadowy (KRS)>“: https: //­zukiwaniepodmi­otu

General Registrar Gospodarki Narodova (REGON) allows the search of all economic subjects. Krajowy Rejestr Sadowy (KRS), led by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland, then enables the search of legal entities.



The Austrian Business Register contains information about all registered Austrian companies. Access to this register is subject to a fee.


<Obchodný register>

The Commercial Register is kept by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic.

Great Britain

<Companies House>

United Kingdom Business Register (England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland) is headed by Companies House.

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