Databases: Europe

Albania

4 sources

Austria

5 sources

Belarus

5 sources

Belgium

6 sources

Bosnia and Herzegovina

7 sources

Bulgaria

5 sources

Croatia

6 sources

Cyprus

2 sources

Czech Republic

11 sources

  • Biz Biz

    Business Registry

    Search offers a full overview of all the people in the company and their current positions. A click on the name of the person gives an overview of all the other companies in Czech Republic where their name appears. All the information is only current, no historic data is available. Information derives from the official company registry.

  • Czech Official Land Registry

    Land Registry Governmental

    Paid database Registration required

    The Czech Official Land Registry is a paid database and requires an account. It provides details of land and building owners, including any registered legal issues as well as lists of other properties owned by the same owner.

  • Regiony Kurzy.cz

    Commercial Registry

    Available: search by address to find all companies registered at the same location.

  • ARES - Access to Registers of Economic Subjects

    Business Registry Governmental

    ARES is a database administered by the Czech Ministry of Finances. Available: search by company or person name to identify information registered with administrative institutions in the country.

  • Industrial Property Office

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Ministry of Finance Business Registry

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: basic company information, scope of business, capital, statutory authority, shareholders, reports

  • Kurzy.cz

    Commercial Registry

    Available: search by personal and business name with basic information in results

  • Firmy.cz

    Business Registry

    Available: basic company information and links to websites

  • Czech National Bank

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: a list of all issuers with historical information

  • Ministry of Justice Official Registry

    Business Registry Governmental

    Seacrh by company name, by personal name; Available: detailed historical company information and original documents

  • Prague Stock Exchange

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: exchange members list

Denmark

4 sources

Estonia

2 sources

Finland

3 sources

France

7 sources

Germany

7 sources

Gibraltar

2 sources

Greece

5 sources

Guernsey

1 sources

  • Guernsey Registry

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database

    Available: basic company information

Hungary

4 sources

Iceland

5 sources

Ireland

2 sources

Isle of Man

1 sources

Italy

4 sources

Jersey

1 sources

  • JFSC Companies Registry

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database Registration required

    Available: detailed company information and original company records

Latvia

3 sources

Liechtenstein

3 sources

  • Bureau of Intellectual Property Office of Economic Affairs

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Teledata

    Commercial Registry

    Paid database Registration required

    Available: search by name of company or person in databases from Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It provides detailed information from financial institutions, official registries and other public administration departments including links to politicians, detailed financial status and reports, birth dates, addresses.

  • Land and Trade Registry

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database

    Available: detailed company information

Lithuania

3 sources

  • State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Eteismai

    Court Registry

    Available: search by name of individual not available - all the names are diminished to the first letters of the name and the surname. Includes litigation involving non-Lithuanian companies.

  • Centre of Registers

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: detailed company information is only available to Lithuanian citizens with a digital signature or a bank account in Lithuania. Basic company information and a list of all filed documents is available for free to anyone. Search by director is not available due to law on protection of personal information. Publishing and personal information is also punishable by law.

Luxembourg

4 sources

Macedonia

5 sources

Malta

2 sources

Moldova

6 sources

  • Official Company Registry - "Camera Inregistrarii de Stat" (CIS)

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database

    Provides basic data about companies for free (such as registration number and date, full name, address). See "Check-up details of legal entity" in the left-hand menu. Users can create an account (with contract) and purchase current records (no history available online) at costs ranging between 1,5 - 4 USD. The webpage is in Romanian, English, Russian.

  • Official Gazette

    Court Registry

    Issued monthly, provides free access to a list of companies registered each month, with basic details (online data available since 2009)

  • Database of Court Cases in the Republic of Moldova

    Court Registry

    Free search by name of entity in all areas of the country, free access to court records when available online.

  • State Tax Service

    Court Registry

    Provides free access to basic company data, including administrators names, address, registration number, financial status, type of activities. Search by company's registration number only (https://servicii.fisc.md/contribuabil.aspx). The webpage is in Romanian, English, Russian

  • Ministry of Justice

    Business Registry Governmental

    List of NGOs

  • State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)

    Intellectual Property Governmental

Monaco

2 sources

Montenegro

7 sources

Netherlands

4 sources

  • NL Patent Office NL Agency Ministry of Economic Affairs

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Open KvK

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: short information about company name, personal name, or list of companies at a certain address

  • Kamer van Koophandel

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database Registration required

    Available: detailed company information and original documents

  • Kadaster

    Land Registry Governmental

    Paid database Registration required

    Available: search by address and purchase of specific cadastral documents. Annual subscription of €60 is also available and it offers other types of information on parcels and cadastral boundaries.

Norway

6 sources

Poland

5 sources

Portugal

2 sources

Romania

4 sources

Russia

6 sources

San Marino

1 sources

Serbia

12 sources

Slovakia

8 sources

  • Project foaf.sk

    Commercial Registry

    It gives data from the present, past, visualizes the network and shows you a timeline of all the relationships. It aggregates data from from the Commercial Register of the Slovak Republic, the Slovak tax authorities, general health insurance, Journal procurement and other databases.

  • Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Open Courts

    Court Registry

    It provides scraped and re-indexed data from the Ministry of Justice on court decisions, hearings, profiles of judges and other useful judicial information.

  • Ministry of Justice - Court Records

    Court Registry Governmental

    Provides access to court judgements and decisions

  • Visual Business Register

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: inphographic like registry of Slovak and Czech Republics

  • Datanest

    Commercial Registry

    database with diverse information about the functioning of Slovakia: the governments, bureaus, political parties, economy, but also the relations between the various subjects operating in the country

  • Ministry of Justice - Business Register

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: search by company name, registration number, name of a person, with basic company information

  • Bratislava Stock Exchange

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: a list of issuers, basic company information and financial reprots for some

Slovenia

11 sources

  • Anti Corruption Commission

    Regulatory Agency Governmental

    Database of businesses between the private and public sector.

  • Supreme Court Republic of Slovenia

    Land Registry Governmental

    Registration required

    Land registry searchable by a particle number.

  • Cadastre Office

    Land Registry Governmental

    Useful when you have an address but not the cadastral number. Use this site to identify the particle number so that more detailed data can be obtained from the Land Register

  • Ministry of Finance

    Regulatory Agency Governmental

    Periodically published data on companies that owe tax.

  • Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Ljubljana Stock Exchange

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: search by company name with basic company information

  • AJPES

    Business Registry Governmental

    Registration required

    Available: search for all company types. At ajpes.si (the free company registry).More information available in Slovenian language compared to the English version. Options in the upper menu: eRTR - data on bank accounts of companies (open, closed) JOLP - annual reports of companies eOBJAVE - insolvency cases w/supporting documentation

  • Info Storage

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: list of issuers, list of securities with company contact information

  • Central Securities Clearing Corporation

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: list of issuers, list of securities

  • gvin.com

    Commercial Registry

    Paid database Registration required

    Search by names of directors/shareholders. Offers all the financial data from annual reports (incl. for years before 2008/2009, which are usually the earliest years you get annual reports for at Ajpes). Info on tax paymnet, ongoing lawsuits and credit ratings (the latter is a payable service of Ajpes). If a company changed its name, Ajpes would return no results, while Gvin would detect it and put you through to the "new" company. Offers all available documents in one place (except those you can find only at the court register - memorandum/articles of association, insolvency reports, statute). You can click on the address of a company and see what other companies are registered there.

  • Office for Money Laundering Prevention

    Regulatory Agency Governmental

    Available: periodical reporting on bank and other transactions with companies in offshore jurisdictions (downloadable spreadsheets). The obliged entities referred must forward to the Office information on the following: - cash transactions exceeding 30.000 EUR (except auditing companies, independent auditors and legal and natural persons performing accounting and tax advisory services) - transactions or clients in connection with whom there exist reasons to suspect money laundering or terrorist financing. Lawyers, law firms and notaries are obliged to forward to the Office information on: transactions or clients in connection with whom there exist reasons to suspect money laundering or terrorist financing.

Spain

8 sources

Sweden

5 sources

  • Swedish Patent and Registration Office (SPRO)

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Lexbase

    Court Registry Governmental

    Public information about companies and individuals in the Swedish courts

  • Skatteverket

    Regulatory Agency Governmental

    Available: personal information on individuals (personal registration number, address, family members, income related to business)

  • Finansinspektionen

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: annual and quarterly reports, stock-affecting information, flagging information

  • Bolagsverket

    Commercial Registry

    Paid database

    Available: purchase of more detailed company profiles

Switzerland

9 sources

  • Money House

    Commercial Registry

    Registration required

    Money House offers search by company name or personal name. Search results include director names, sometimes shareholders, all the gazette notifications, registered company activity etc. Results for person search include previous employments, connected companies and people.

  • Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • Search.ch

    Land Registry

    Available: search by address to identify how many companies are registered at the same location.

  • Monetas.ch

    Business Registry

    Registration required

    Available for free: search by company and person's name, basic current information and records, users can also visualize the connections. More data can be obtained with a free registration.

  • Local.ch

    Land Registry

    Available: search by address to identify how many companies are registered at the same location.

  • Bundesstrafgericht - the federal criminal court

    Court Registry Governmental

    Registration required

    Available: the cases of the federal criminal court are accessible for everyone on: http://bstger.weblaw.ch/index.php. In order to access the complete court records, journalists must send a letter requesting accreditation with the institution. Once accreditation is obtained, the federal criminal court provides detailed files based on specific case requests.

  • Bundesgericht - the supreme court of Switzerland

    Court Registry Governmental

    Registration required

    In order to access the court records journalists must send a letter requesting accreditation with the institution. Once accreditation is obtained, basic information about ongoing and closed court cases can be accessed online while the Supreme Court provides additional detailed files based on specific case requests.

  • Central Business Names Index

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: search by company name or number and detailed company information

  • Swiss Official Gazette

    Gazette Governmental

    Available: information about company changes

Ukraine

7 sources

United Kingdom

7 sources

  • Companies In The UK

    Commercial Registry

    Available: basic information about companies + the number of companies registered at a certain address.

  • Intellectual Property Office Information Centre

    Intellectual Property Governmental

  • The Financial Services Register

    Regulatory Agency Governmental

    Available: all companies authorised to carry out payment services, credit card issuers and merchant acquirers

  • Companies House

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database

    Available: active and dissolved companies search with detailed historical company information and original documents

  • London Stock Exchange

    Business Registry Governmental

    Available: list of issuers, detailed company information and reports

  • DueDil

    Commercial Registry

    Registration required

    Available: active and dissolved companies search with detailed information on directors and financials. For most companies current shareholder is also available. Original documents are also available for purchase.

  • Jersey Financial Services Comission

    Business Registry Governmental

    Paid database

    Available: detailed company information

Vatican

1 sources

6 sources