Business Registry

All Databases: Superintendencia de Aduanas y Administración Tributaria

Habilitada búsqueda por RUC, nombre o razón social. Exige ingreso de código para acceder a resultados.

Global Databases: Doing Business

Describes and presents in a comprehensive way business regulation environments across economies

Global Databases: Dun & Bradstreet

Paid Database Registration Required

Global Databases: European Business Registry

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Global Databases: http://fpso.com/

Maritime: Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) - includes flags, blocks, owners etc.

Global Databases: International Company Profile

Available: Search for an International Credit Status Report.

Global Databases: Lexis-Nexis

Paid Database Registration Required

Global Databases: Manta

Online directory with information of small business.

Registration Required

Global Databases: NYSE Euronext

Provides European equities market listings

Global Databases: Open Corporates

Available: search by company name or company's official. Results list all the places where a company with a specific name is registered and a link to the relevan registry.

Global Databases: Registro Nacional

Original documents and company filings are not available, but it is a good resource for the institutions that might have different kinds of information in Latin America (cars, realestate, businesses etc.)

Global Databases: Rigzone

Maritime: Information on rigs by vessel, includes owner, producer, operator, flags, fields, builder etc.

Global Databases: Spoke

Business information. Search online available.

Global Databases: SubSeaIQ

Maritime Offshore Development. Includes rig info, fields, projects etc.

Global Databases: Transnationale

Data related to companies. Available search by name and country.

Global Databases: Wages Index: International Labor Organization

Wages index - Global.

Albania: National Registration Center

Available: historic company extract, current company extract, some original documents

Government Database

Algeria: Centre National du Registre du Commerce

Government Database

Angola: Government of Angola

Government agencies, ministries and their jurisdiction

Government Database

Argentina: Buenos Aires Stock Exchange

Offers quite detailed company information

Government Database

Argentina: Ministry of Justice and Human Rigths

Government Database

Argentina: National Securities Commission

Government Database

Argentina: Oficina Nacional de Contrataciones

Proveedores del Estado. Habilitada búsqueda online por CUIT, denominación, provincia y rubro.

Government Database

Armenia: Central Bank of Armenia

Financial reports of traded companies. Information available only in Armenian.

Government Database

Armenia: NasdayOmx

Reports of traded companies. Information available only in Armenian.

Aruba: Aruba Chamber of Commerce

Search is free of charge, but docuements are available for purchase

Government Database

Australia: Australian Business Register

Government Database

Austria: Jusline

Business registry, Land registry, Legal tools resource and a lot of other information is available for purchase

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Austria: Vienna Stock Exchange

Available: company registration number, UID number, names of representatives, date of incorporation, sales, number of employees

Government Database

Azerbaijan: Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan

Available: search by name (in capital letters) and by company number.

Registration Required Government Database

Bahrain: Bahrain Stock Exchange

Available: financial reports of listed companies

Government Database

Bahrain: Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Government Database

Bahrain: Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Government Database

Bangladesh: Office of the Registrar

Available: basic information on joint stock and limited companies

Government Database

Belarus: Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange

Government Database

Belarus: Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus

Available: legislation and specific companies information. Available only in Belarusian/Russian

Registration Required Government Database

Belgium: Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises

Available: Company's Number, Incorporation date, Public name, Address of Headquarters, Contact information, Company type,

Government Database

Belgium: Service Public Fédéral Justice

Available: for some companies there are images of documents available. For example: announcements of changes in the structure of the company, addresses, key personnel etc.

Government Database

Belize: International Business Companies Registry

No online data available. Limited company information is available at written request.

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Benin: Benin Chamber of Commerce

Available: business regulation and some company information at request

Government Database

Bermuda: Bermuda Registrar of Companies

Available: search and company records at request

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Bermuda: Bermuda Stock Exchange

Available: a list of all issued securities

Government Database

Bhutan: Ministry of Economic Affairs

No online data available.

Government Database

Bolivia: Commercial Registry of Bolivia

No online data available.

Government Database

Bolivia: Fundempresa

Registro de Comercio de Bolivia. Habilitada consulta de empresas Ingresar a consulta de empresas por nombre, palabra clave, matrícula, número de identificación o licencia de funcionamiento.

Bolivia: Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas de Bolivia

Available: information about service providers to the government. Search is available by company name, number type of service or country of registration.

Government Database

Bolivia: RUAT - Registro Unico para la Administracion Tributaria

Available: information about vehicles http://www.ruat.gob.bo/vehiculos/MenuVehiculos.jsf information about immovable assets http://www.ruat.gob.bo/inmuebles/MenuInmuebles.jsf

Registration Required Government Database

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Banja Luka Stock Exchange

Available: financial reports of issuers

Government Database

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Registers of Business Entities

Available: registry of companies from Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Srpska and Brcko District

Government Database

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Registry of Securities of the Federation BiH

Available: a list of shareholders of all publicaly traded companies

Government Database

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo Stock Exchange

Available: financial reports of issuers

Government Database

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Securities Commission of Republika Srpska

Available: a list of shareholders of all publicaly traded companies

Government Database

Botswana: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Available for search: companies, trademarks, business names

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry Ceará

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry of Acre

No online company search is available but there is a list of public companies, some state statistics and tenders.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry of Maranhão

No online search is available.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry of Minas Gerais

Avalable: search by company number is available but the website requires registration.

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Business registry of Paraíba

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Business registry of Paraná

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry of Rio Grande do Sul

Available: search by company number but registration is only possible with Brazilian personal ID number.

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry of Rondônia

Available: online search by company number with basic company information and status returned in the search results.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry Rio Grande do Norte

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Business Registry Tocantins

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Amapá

Available only in Portuguese

Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Bahia

Available only in Portuguese

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Brazil: Commercial Registry of Espírito Santo

Available only in Portuguese

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Mato Grosso du Sul

Available only in Portuguese. Search available by company number with basic information in search results and date of last update of company information.

Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Pará

No online search available.

Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Pernambuco

Available only in Portuguese

Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of Santa Catarina

Available only in Portuguese

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Commercial Registry of São Paulo

Available only in Portuguese

Government Database

Brazil: Government of Alagoas

Available only in Portuguese

Government Database

Brazil: Governo do Estados do Amazonas

Available: search by company name or number

Government Database

Brazil: Governo do Rio de Janeiro

Available: search only by company number.

Government Database

Brazil: Junta comercial de São Paulo

Business Registry. Registration required.

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Junta Comercial do Distrito Federal

Available: with an account a search by company name is available

Registration Required Government Database

Brazil: Junta Comercial do Estadovde Goiás

Available only in Portuguese.

Government Database

Brazil: Portal de Transparencia

Budget and financial execution of the federal government. Searche available.

Government Database

Brazil: Portal do Tribunal de Contas da Union

Government Database

Brazil: Secretaria de Relações do Trabalho

Available search by company name or company's number. Only in Portuguese

Government Database

Brazil: Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil

Available: a list of issuers

Government Database

Bulgaria: Bulgarian Stock Exchange

Available: all financial reports of issuers.

Government Database

Burkina Faso: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burkina Faso

Available: only basic company information

Government Database

Burkina Faso: La Maison De L'Enterprise

Government Database

Burkina Faso: Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Available: limited information on companies is available at request

Government Database

Burundi: Chamber of Commerce and Industry

No online search available

Government Database

Cambodia: Global Witness

To the best of Global Witness’ knowledge, Cambodia Corporates includes all company registration and amendment records that were stored on the MoC’s corporate registry in February 2016.

Government Database

Cambodia: Ministry of Commerce

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Cameroon: Ministry of Industry, Mining and Crafts

Some information available at request

Government Database

Canada: British Columbia Registry Services

Online search not available

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Canada: British Columbia Securities Comisseion

Available: all financial reports of issuers.

Government Database

Canada: Canadian Securities Regulators

Available: public securities documents

Government Database

Canada: Corporate Affairs Registry

Available: basic information on companies from New Brunswick

Government Database

Canada: Industry Canada

Database of federal corporations

Government Database

Canada: Information Services Corp. of Saskatchewan

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Canada: Prince Edward Island Government

Available: basic information on companies from Prince Edward Island

Government Database

Canada: Registry of Enterprises in Québec

Available: basic information on companies from Québec

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Canada: Registry of Joint Stock Companies

Available: basic information for companies in Nova Scotia

Government Database

Canada: The Montreal Exchange

Available: reports for all the listed companies

Government Database

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands General Registry

Search and basic company information only available for registered users

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Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Monetary Authority

Available: a list of all licenced entities

Government Database

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuing companies (with links to their websites)

Government Database

Chile: Chilean Securities and Insurance Supervisor

Available: basic information and financial reports of issuers

Government Database

Chile: Commercial Registry of Santiago

Available: basic company information and some publication of changes

Government Database

Chile: Dirección Chile Compra

Proveedores del Estado.

Government Database

Chile: Stock Exchange of Chile

Available: a list of traded companies with basic info and reports for some

Government Database

Chile: Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras

Listed publicly-traded companies.

Chile: SVS Mapper

Mapping Entities using the Scrapping data from the SVS.cl. Available: search and list of companies.

China: Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Available: search by code; historical data on company

Government Database

China: State Administration for Industry and Commerce

A list of authorities and company regulators. Some information about foreign invested companies might be available at request.

Government Database

Colombia: Bolsa de Valores de Colombia

Available: a database of all listed companies with basic information and reports for some of them

Colombia: Chamber of Commerce of Colombia

Available: comapny search by number and name

Government Database

Colombia: Colombia Compra

Proveedores del Estado. Listado de adquisiciones y licitaciones vigentes.

Government Database

Colombia: Unique commercial register of the Chamber of Commerce

Available: comapny search by number and name

Government Database

Congo: Congo Statistics Agency

Government Database

Costa Rica: National Register

Some company information available by additional parameters requests (online registration).

Government Database

Costa Rica: Registro de Proveedores del Estado

Consulta de proveedores por: identificación, nombre, tipo y estado.

Government Database

Croatia: Chamber of Commerce Company Registry

Available: search by number and by name, with detailed company information.

Government Database

Croatia: Croatian Export Directory

Search by name, primary activity, customs tariff (type of pruduct), type of services; Available: contact information, contact person, business activities, primary business activities, size, ownership structure, origin of capital,

Government Database

Croatia: Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency

Available: Issuers list, Participants list, Corporate Actions, Ticker and ISIN, Securities overview, Statistics

Government Database

Croatia: Ministry of Justice Business Registry

Available: search by number and by name, with detailed company information.

Government Database

Croatia: The Zagreb Stock Exchange

Available: all listed bonds, shares, issuers and their reports

Government Database

Curaçao: Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Available: basic company information. More detailed information is avalable at request

Government Database

Cyprus: Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver

Available: search by company name and number, provides detailed historical company information. Internet Explorer needed

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Czech Republic: ARES - Access to Registers of Economic Subjects

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.

Government Database

Czech Republic: Biz Biz

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 Republic: Czech National Bank

Available: a list of all issuers with historical information

Government Database

Czech Republic: Firmy.cz

Available: basic company information and links to websites

Czech Republic: Ministry of Finance Business Registry

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

Government Database

Czech Republic: Ministry of Justice Official Registry

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

Government Database

Czech Republic: Prague Stock Exchange

Available: exchange members list

Government Database

Denmark: Central Business Registry - CVK

Available: search by personal and company name with detailed results

Registration Required Government Database

Denmark: Ministry of Business and Growth - FSA

Government Database

Djibouti: Chamber of Commerce, Directory of Companies

French.

Government Database

Dominican Republic: Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Available: search by company name or number with basic results

Government Database

Dominican Republic: Ministry of Industry and Commerce - ONAPI

Some information can be obtained by mailing a request directly to the Office of Free Access to Information

Government Database

DR Congo: Guichet Unique de Création d'Entreprise

No online search is available yet, but it is a good point to start researching, especially foreign investments

Government Database

DR Congo: Ministry of Mining

Available: detailed overview of legislation and statistics. More information could be avialable at request

Government Database

DR Congo: Registre du Commerce et du Crédit Mobilier (RCCM)

Limited searches, more about procedures of registering a business, no online company search at the moment

Ecuador: Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos

Directorio de Empresas y Establecimientos. No está disponible online.

Government Database

Ecuador: Public Registry

Available: a form for Company Search

Government Database

Ecuador: Sistema Oficial de Contratación Pública.

Listado de Proveedores del Estado. Habilitada búsqueda razón social, RUC y palabra clave.

Government Database

Ecuador: Superintendencia de Compañías Ecuador

Available only to subscribers

Registration Required Government Database

Egypt: Central Clearing Depository and Registry

A whole listing of issuers

Government Database

Egypt: The Egiptian Exchange

A whole listing of stocks, bonds and mutual funds

Government Database

El Salvador: Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador

Acceso a Bases de Datos Económicas y de Comercio Exterior.

Government Database

El Salvador: CompraSal

Proveedores del Estado.

Government Database

El Salvador: InfoÚtil Gobierno Abierto

Listado de empresas solventes con el Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social (ISSS).

Government Database

Estonia: Centre of Registers and Information Systems

Available: detailed company information

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Ethiopia: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Non-searchable online.

Government Database

Fiji: Fiji Government

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Finland: Business Information System

Available: detailed company information

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

France: Financial Markets Authority

Available: financial records of traded companies

Government Database

France: Ministry of Economy and Finance - Cadastre

Available: land registry information for France, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyane, Réunion

Government Database

France: Paris Court Registry

Available: search for companies and directors in Paris

Government Database

France: Registry of Commerce and Companies

Available: detailed company information and search by company name, number or director's name

Paid Database Government Database

Gambia: The Online Registry of The Gambia

Registration Required Government Database

Georgia: Business Registry

Available: search for enterpreneurs, limited companies and nonprofits. Only in Georgian

Government Database

Georgia: Electronic Governmental Resources

Available: cadastral data, company status, birth and death certificates, other citizen affairs related documents

Government Database

Georgia: Georgian Stock Exchange

Available in English and Georgian, offers information and reports of issuers

Government Database

Georgia: Revenue

Available only in Georgian

Registration Required Government Database

Germany: Company Register

Available: detailed company information with original documents for some

Paid Database Government Database

Germany: Düsseldorf Stock Exchange

Available: list and basic information of all issuers

Government Database

Germany: Hamburg-Hannover Stock Exchange

Available: list and basic information of all issuers

Government Database

Germany: Hamburg Stock Exchange

Available: list and basic information of all issuers

Government Database

Germany: The Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Available: a list of all German Chambers of Commerc and their authority

Government Database

Ghana: Energy Comission

Available: information on the resources market and legislation

Government Database

Ghana: Ghana Stock Exchange

Available: basic information on all listed companies and some reports

Government Database

Ghana: Registrar General's Department

Government Database

Ghana: Registrar General's Department

No online search is available yet.

Government Database

Ghana: Securities and Exchange Commission

Available: list of all licenced financial market operators

Government Database

Gibraltar: Companies Houses

Available: detailed company information can be obtained by submiting a search request form

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Gibraltar: Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce

Available: comapny name

Government Database

Greece: Athens Stock Exchange

Available: a list of issuers with basic information

Government Database

Greece: Official Gazette

Available: changes that occur in companies. Only available in Greek

Government Database

Guatemala: GuateCompras

List of companies licensed to sell in Guatemala state.

Government Database

Guatemala: Registro Mercantil

No es posible hacer consultas online. Solo usuarios registrados.

Government Database

Guernsey: Guernsey Registry

Available: basic company information; Available for purchase: more detailed company information

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Guyana: Legal Affairs

Deeds Registry. Registro público de compañías. No está disponible online.

Government Database

Honduras: Chamber of Commerce

Available: search for company information with registration number.

Government Database

Honduras: HonduCompras

Proveedores del Estado. Búsqueda por nombre, sector o razón social.

Government Database

Honduras: Registro Mercantil

No data available online

Government Database

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Government

Available: a procedure for obtaining information about "unlimited" companies in Hong Kong

Paid Database Registration Required Government Database

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Available: basic information on issuers

Government Database

Hong Kong: Integrated Companies Registry Information System

Available: image record (including document index), company particular search, directors index search (company based), register of charges, director particular search etc.

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Hong Kong: Securities Commission

Government Database

Hungary: Budapest Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers and basic company information

Government Database

Hungary: Court of company registrations

Available in Hungarian only

Government Database

Hungary: Ministry of Justice

Available: filed company reports

Government Database

Iceland: Directorate of Internal Revenue

Available: basic company information and a list of all filed documents

Government Database

Iceland: Statistics Iceland

Available: statistical data on companies registered

Government Database

Iceland: The Financial Supervisory Authority

Available: a list of all authorised financial institutions and companies

Government Database

India: Bombai Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers and reports for some companies

Government Database

India: Ministry of Corporate Affairs

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

Government Database

India: National Stock Exchange of India

Available: list of issuers and reports for some companies

Government Database

India: Securities and Exchange Board of India

Available: list of issuers and basic company information

Government Database

Indonesia: Indonesia Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers and reports for some companies

Government Database

Indonesia: Industrial Comany Directory

Government Database

Indonesia: Ministry of Trade

Available: basic company information

Government Database

Iran: Iranian Official Journal

Available only in Persian

Government Database

Iran: SEBA

Available only in Persian

Government Database

Iran: Teheran Stock Exchange

Available: basic information for all listed companies and reports for some

Government Database

Ireland: Companies Registration Office

Government Database

Isle of Man: Department of Economic Development

Available: detailed company information

Paid Database Government Database

Israel: Israel Company Profiles

The only English language index of Israeli companies. Updated approximately every six months. It does not include previous names of companies.

Israel: Israel Securities Authority

Available: list of issuers with basic company information

Government Database

Israel: Israely Corpration Authority

Available: search by company name to find the company number needed for futher research

Government Database

Israel: Registrar of Companies

Available: search only by company number with detailed company information available

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Italy: Borsa Italiana

Available: detailed information about all listed companies

Government Database

Italy: Chamber of Commerce Registry

Available: detailed company information

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Italy: CONSOB

Available: detailed information about all listed companies

Government Database

Jamaica: Office of the Registrar of Companies

Available: company search and original documents

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Japan: Ministry of Justice Registry

Available only in Japanese

Government Database

Japan: Nagoya Stock Exchange

Available: all listed companies and basic information

Government Database

Japan: Osaka Securities Exchange

Available: all listed companies and basic information

Government Database

Japan: Tokyo Stock Exchange

Available: all listed companies and basic information

Government Database

Jersey: JFSC Companies Registry

Available: detailed company information and original company records

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Jordan: Companies Control Department

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Jordan: Jordan Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers with basic company information

Government Database

Kazakhstan: E-government Kazakhstan

Available only with registration which requires a Kazakh personal ID number. The database is available to ID researcher. Information provided includes: directors and members for all companies, list of historical changes with dates. Description of changes can later be requested through written request.

Registration Required Government Database

Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers with basic company information

Government Database

Kazakhstan: Ministry of Finance

Available information only for 'public interest organisations' - financial institutions, JSC (not all), companies with state participation or state-owned companies, companies providing services to government. For such companies full information is available, including annual reports. It's advised to use BIN (Business Identification Number) that can be found on http://kgd.gov.kz/en/services/taxpayer_search

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Kazakhstan: Ministry of Finance

Available: Taxpayers search throughout Kazakhstan. Works for legal entities, self-employed entrepreneurs / sole traders and individuals. Gives the status of company (active/liquidated), date of incorporation, consolidated taxes paid for current year and 5 previous years. Most importantly, offers BIN number for companies.

Government Database

Kenya: Companies Registry, Registrar General

Non-searchable online

Government Database

Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers with basic company information

Government Database

Kyrgyzstan: Ministry of Justice

Government Database

Latvia: Lursoft

Available: detailed company information

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Lesotho: Registrar of Companies, Ministry of Trade

Non-searchable online.

Government Database

Liberia: Liberia Business Registry

Available: search by company name and basic company information

Government Database

Liechtenstein: Land and Trade Registry

Available: detailed company information

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Lithuania: Centre of Registers

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.

Government Database

Luxembourg: Commission for Surveilance of Financial Sector

Available: listo of supervised entities

Government Database

Luxembourg: Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés

Available: detailed company information

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Macao: Government Printing Bureau

Available: company search and basic company information

Government Database

Macedonia: Macedonian Central Registry

Available: several registries at the same site. Available only in Macedonian

Government Database

Macedonia: Macedonian Stock Exchange

Available: listo of issuers and their reports

Government Database

Macedonia: Registry of Securities

Avalable: list of all issued securities and reports including companies with special reporting obligations

Government Database

Madagascar: Economic Development Board of Madagascar

Corporate laws and regulations. Non-searchable online.

Government Database

Madagascar: General Directorate of Taxes

Registration required. French.

Government Database

Malawi: Ministry of Justice, Registrar General

Non-searchable online. Request can be filed through email or fax. Must be addressed to the Registrar General which handles the Corporate Registry.

Government Database

Malaysia: Companies Commission of Malaysia

Available: company search and basic company information

Registration Required Government Database

Malaysia: Securities Commission Malaysia

AvailaAvailable: list of Shariah compliant securities, unit trust funds in Malaysia, list of unit trust funds etc.

Government Database

Malta: Malta Financial Services Authority

Available: Company name, ID number, address, location

Government Database

Marshall Islands: Marshal Islands Martime & Corporate Administrators

Available: Search by name or number and basic company information

Government Database

Mexico: Mexico Stock Exchange

Available: list of all issuers and basic company information

Government Database

Mexico: Ministry of Economy

Government Database

Mexico: Secretariat of Economy

Available: list of all state and municipal commercial registries which do not provide online searches

Government Database

Moldova: Ministry of Justice

List of NGOs

Government Database

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

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.

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Monaco: Monaco Government

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Montenegro: Central Depository Agency

Available: ID number, name, address, symbol, ISIN, number of shareholders, number of shares

Government Database

Montenegro: Ministry of Finance

Available: detailed company information

Government Database

Montenegro: Montenegro Stock Exchange

Available: financial reports of traded companies

Government Database

Montenegro: Securities Commission

Available: financial reports of traded companies

Government Database

Montenegro: Tax Authority

Available: search by company ID number to check if the company files financial reports regularly.

Government Database

Morocco: Central Trade Registry

Payment required.

Government Database

Morocco: Conseil Déontologique des Valeurs Mobilières

Available: list of issuers with basic company information

Government Database

Morocco: directinfo.ma

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Mozambique: Government Portal and Bulletin

Portuguese.

Government Database

Namibia: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Government Database

Nepal: Ministry of Industry

Government Database

Netherlands: Kamer van Koophandel

Available: detailed company information and original documents

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Netherlands: Open KvK

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

Government Database

New Zealand: Companies Office

Available: detailed company information

Government Database

New Zealand: Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Available: search by company name or number or by personal names. Results include current and previous directors and shareholders.

Government Database

New Zealand: New Zealand Stock Exchange

Available: list of all issuers and company reports

Government Database

Nicaragua: Bolsa Agropecuaria de Nicaragua

Registration Required

Nicaragua: Ministry of Industry

Search is not available

Government Database

Nicaragua: Nicaragua Compra

Proveedores del Estado. Habilitada búsqueda online por nombre o rubro.

Government Database

Nigeria: Corporate Affairs Commission

Online search is not availablw

Government Database

Nigeria: Corporate Affairs Commission

Registration Required Government Database

Nigeria: Securities and Exchange Commission

Available: regulation of market and statistics

Government Database

Niue: Companies Office

Available: company search and basic company information

Government Database

Norway: Brennpunkt

Available: information on current local and national politicians in Norway

Norway: Brønnøysund Register Centre

Available: company search and basic company information

Registration Required Government Database

Oman: Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Pakistan: Karachi Stock Exchange

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Pakistan: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Available: search by name and basic company information

Government Database

Panama: Panadata

Public database. Available: search by company name or company's official.

Panama: Registro Publico

Available: search by company number (Numero de Ficha) and basic company information

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Paraguay: Ministerio de Hacienda

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Paraguay: Undersecretary of State Taxation

Available: search by tax number

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Peru: National Superindendency of Public Registries

Available: search by name and basic company information

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Peru: Registro Nacional de Proveedores

Listado de proveedores. Habilitada la búsqueda por RUC, tipo de persona y capítulo.

Peru: Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores

Habilitada la búsqueda de empresas online.

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Peru: Superintendencia Nacional de los Registros Públicos

Directorio Nacional de Personas Jurídicas. Habilitada la búsqueda por sigla o razón/denominación.

Philippines: Philippine Business Registry

Available: search by name and basic company information

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Poland: Ministry of Justice

Available: links to list of all courts, register of pledges, land registry, authorized notaries etc.

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Poland: Ministry of Justice

Available: search only in Poland and basic company information

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Poland: Warsaw Stock Exchange

Available: search only in Poland and basic company information

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Portugal: Government of Portugal

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Puerto Rico: Registry of Corporations

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Republic of Kosovo: Kosovo Business Registration Agency

Available: search by company name, company number or owners personal ID

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Romania: Bucharest Stock Exchange

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Romania: Ministry of Justice

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Romania: Registrul CNVM

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Russian Federation: disclosure.ru

Available: financial reports

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Russian Federation: Enquiry Service of Legal Entities

Available: purchase of more detailed company profiles

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Russian Federation: Federal Service for Financial Market

Available: a list of issuers for which the Federal Financial Markets Service is the registration authority

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Russian Federation: Federal Tax Authority

Available: Basic company information, Information on: representatives etc.

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Russian Federation: skrin.ru

Available: lists of issuers and reports for some companies

Rwanda: Office of the Registrar General

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Saint Lucia: Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property (ROCIP)

Available: registration enables search of registered companies by company name

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Saint Lucia: Registry of International Business Companies and International Trusts (Pinnacle)

This jurisdiction provides absolute confidentiality of shareholders, directors and officers. Only the registered agent and the registered office are public records.

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Samoa: Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labor

Available: search by name or company official with basic company information

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San Marino: Archive of the Economic Activities of The Republic of San Marino

Available: search by company name with basic company information

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Serbia: Belgrade Stock Exchange

Available: lists of issuers and company reports

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Serbia: Central Securities Depository and Clearing House

Available: lists of issuers and company reports

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Serbia: Public Procurements Registry

Available: all public

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Serbia: Securities Commission

Available: Broker-Dealer Companies, Authorised Banks, Custody Banks, Investment Fund Management Companies, Investment Funds

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Serbia: Serbian Business Registers Agency

Available: search in latin or cyrillic with detailed company results

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Serbia: Serbian Business Registers Agency

Available: information on NGOs

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Serbia: Serbian Business Registers Agency

Available: search in latin or cyrillic and financial leasing information

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Serbia: Serbian Business Registers Agency

Available: information on entrepreneurs and small companies

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Serbia: Serbian National Bank

Available: a list of all authorised financial institutions and companies

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Sierra Leone: Office of the Administrator and Registrar General

Non-searchable online

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Singapore: Bizfile

Available: search by company name with basic company information

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Slovakia: Bratislava Stock Exchange

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

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Slovakia: Ministry of Justice - Business Register

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

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Slovakia: Visual Business Register

Available: inphographic like registry of Slovak and Czech Republics

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Slovenia: AJPES

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

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Slovenia: Central Securities Clearing Corporation

Available: list of issuers, list of securities

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Slovenia: Info Storage

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

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Slovenia: Ljubljana Stock Exchange

Available: search by company name with basic company information

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South Africa: Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

Available: search for all company types and detailed company information

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South Africa: Department of Trade and Industry

No online search is avalable, but per request this department could provide information on entrepreneurs, small and medium companies

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South Korea: Korea Exchange

Available: a list of issuers with basic company information

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South Korea: Start-Biz

Available: only in Korean

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South Sudan: Ministry of Justice

Non-searchable online

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Spain: Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores

Available: detailed company information for fees between 2 and 9 Euros; All the information this public organization collects is then published in BORME - the official bulletin of the Registro Mercantil

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Spain: Registro Mercantil Central

Available: company search and detailed company information

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Swaziland: Registrar of Companies

Website frequently down. Non-searchable online.

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Sweden: Finansinspektionen

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

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Switzerland: Central Business Names Index

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

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Switzerland: Monetas.ch

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.

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Syrian Arab Republic: Damascus Securities Exchange

Available: a list of issuers and basic company information

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Syrian Arab Republic: Ministry of Economy

Available: rulles and regulations for all business entities in Syria. More information could be available at request

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Taiwan: Department of Commerce

Available: only in Chinese (traditional Han), a search by name, English name, address or number

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Taiwan: Market Observation Post System

Available: basic information about listed issuers

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Tajikistan: Tax Committee

Search is available by number or name in Russian. Results only list company number, registration date and status (active/dissolved).

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Tanzania: Business Registration and Licensing Agency

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Thailand: Ministry of Commerce

Available: search by company name, type or number with basic company information

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Thailand: Stock Exchange of Thailand

Available: basic information about listed issuers

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Togo: Chamber of Commerce and Industry

No online search is available.

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Tonga: Companies Office

Available: search by company name or number with basic company information

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Trinidad and Tobago: Companies Registry

Available: search by company name with basic company information

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Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange

Available:a list of issuers with basic company information

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Tunisia: Registry of Commerce

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Turkey: Central Registration System

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Turkey: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce

Available: basic company information, directors, owners, previous owners, list of notifications published in gazette, whole profile available for download in PDF format

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Turkey: Istanbul Precious Metals and Diamond Market

Available:a list of all authorised companies with basic company information

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Uganda: Registration and Services Bureau

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Ukraine: Ukrainian Stock Exchange

Available: a list of members and basic issuers information

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United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Business Center

Available: search for business licence by Number

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United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce

Available: search by English name and basic company information

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United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Commercial Directory

Available: search by name, phone number, email address or key word

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United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

Available: a registry of participants on the market

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United Arab Emirates: Ajman Free Zone Authority

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Airport Freezone

Available: directory of clients

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Available; trade name search in English and a directory of companies

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Department of Economic Development

Available; trade name search in Arabic only

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Financial Services Authority

Available: a registry of participants on financial market

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai International Financial Centre

Available: directory of clients

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai Jebel Ali Freezone

Available: directory of clients

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United Arab Emirates: Fujairah Ali Freezone

Available: directory of clients

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United Arab Emirates: Hamriyah Freezone Authority

Available: directory of registered companies

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United Arab Emirates: Ministry of Economy

Available: search by Arabic or English name and basic company information

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United Arab Emirates: Sharajah Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Available: directory of registered companies

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United Kingdom: Companies House

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

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United Kingdom: Jersey Financial Services Comission

Available: detailed company information

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United Kingdom: London Stock Exchange

Available: list of issuers, detailed company information and reports

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United States: Alabama Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Alaska Dept. of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Arizona Corporation Commission

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Arkansas Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or fictitious name with basic company information

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United States: California Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Chicago Stock Exchange

Available: traded issues (Tape A, Tape B, Tape C); symbol, issue name, listing market

United States: Colorado Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Connecticut Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Delaware Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: District of Columbia Corporations Division

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Florida Department of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Georgia Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Hawaii Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Idaho Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Illinois Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Indiana Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information. The service is often unavailable.

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United States: Iowa Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Kansas Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Kentucky Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Louisiana Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Maine Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Maryland Dept. of Assesments and Taxation

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Minnesota Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Mississippi Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Missouri Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Montana Secretary of State

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United States: Nebraska Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Nevada Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: New Hampshire Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: New Mexico Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: New York Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: North Carolina Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: North Dakota Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: NYSE Euronext

Available: list of bonds and detailed information about them, list of all non-U.S. issuers. List of U.S. issuers listed on NYSE normally available on NASDAQ

United States: Ohio Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Oklahoma Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Oregon Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Pennsylvania Department of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Rhode Island Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: South Carolina Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: South Dakota Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Tennessee Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Available: all SEC filings of companies

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United States: Utah Division of Corporations and Commercial Code

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Vermont Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Virginia State Corporation Cimmission

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Washington Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: West Virginia Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Wisconsin Dept. of Financial Institutions

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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United States: Wyoming Secretary of State

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Uruguay: Agencia de Compras y Contrataciones del Estado

Registro Único de Proveedores. Búsqueda online por número de identificación o denominación social (actividad-sector).

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Uruguay: General Directorate of Registries

No online search is avalable but information could be obtained at request

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Venezuela: Directory of Exporters

Available: a directory of exporting companies

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Venezuela: National Procurement Service

Available: a directory of government procurements

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Virgin Islands, British: Financial Services Commission

Available: a form for Company Search Request which needs be emailed with credit card information for this service. Normally this only gives information about the registered agent, incorporation date and address. On some occasions the registry provides information about directors.

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Virgin Islands, U.S.: Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

Available: search for company name or number with basic company information

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Yemen: Ministry of Industry and Trade

Available only in Arabic

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Zambia: Patents and Companies Registration Agency

Registration required.

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