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Extracts from commercial register of Austria

Schmidt & Schmidt provides extracts from the commercial register of Austria with a translation and an apostille.

Republic of Austria is a sovereign state in Central Europe. It is a federal parliamentary republic with a President as a head of state and a Chancellor as a head of the government. Local currency is the Euro. Official language is German.

Austria is one of the richest countries in Europe and in the world by GDP per capita. It is a member state of the United Nations, European Union, OECD, and numerous other international organisations.

Extracts from commercial register of Austria can be used in order to:

  • Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
  • Negotiate foreign trade agreements
  • Register legal entities with foreign participation
  • Apply for a work visa
  • File legal claims

To get a required document, we will need a company’s registration number or its name and legal address. It is also possible to search by a name and surname of an individual holding a senior role in the company.

 Extracts from the commercial register of Austria

Extracts from commercial register of Austria are a public information resource and are maintained by authorized district courts. All legal entities, societies, partnerships, corporations and non-profit organizations in Austria are subject to compulsory registration in the register. Created in 1991, the register has been available electronically since 2005 in the form of the so-called “Firmenbuch”.
If needed, information about a dissolved company can be obtained as well.

An extract contains the following information:
  • Name of the company
  • Legal form
  • Legal address
  • Registration number
  • Founding date
  • Branches and subsidiaries
  • Main activity
  • Information about the head of the organization and its founders
  • Authorised capital
  • Type of ownership
  • Date of last modification
  • Further information (change of legal entity, bankruptcy and dissolution procedures)

NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable.

The processing of your inquiry will take from 30 minutes onward.


Service Price incl. German VAT 19% Price excl. VAT
Price for an electronic extract from 23,80 from 20,00
Price for an extract with apostille without international shipping from 202,30 from 170,00

Annual financial statements

Legal entities in Austria are obliged to compile a financial statement. It allows to form a comprehensive picture of the financial condition of a company.

The processing of your inquiry will take from 30 minutes onward.


Service Price incl. German VAT 19% Price excl. VAT
Price for an electronic extract from 23,80 from 20,00
Price for an extract with apostille without international shipping from 202,30 from 170,00

Historical extracts from the commercial register of Austria

A historical extract contains information about an organization, relevant on a particular date.


The processing of your inquiry will take from 30 minutes onward.


Service Price incl. German VAT 19% Price excl. VAT
Price for an electronic extract from 23,80 from 20,00
Price for an extract with apostille without international shipping from 202,30 from 170,00

Other documents

Commercial register of Austria contains copies of founding documents, as well as any amendment to these documents.

You can get following documents:
  • Judgements
  • Certificates


The processing of your inquiry will take from 30 minutes onward.


Service Price incl. German VAT 19% Price excl. VAT
Price for an electronic extract from 23,80 from 20,00
Price for an extract with apostille without international shipping from 202,30 from 170,00

Commercial register of individuals in Austria

Information about entrepreneurs who are not included in the register of legal entities is included in the commercial register of individuals in Austria.

An entry from the commercial register of individuals contains the following data:

  • Registration number and place
  • Entrepreneur’s full name
  • Address
  • Registration date
  • Business type
  • Main activity

NB: Information about some individuals may be unavailable.

The data from the commercial register of Austria of legal entities and individuals is provided in the form of a PDF-file. If needed, the documents can be authorised with an electronic signature of a district court, or sent by post, in a notarised or apostilled form.

Main types of businesses in Austria

Legal entities:
AG – joint-stock company
GesmbH/Ges.m.b.H./GmbH – limited liability company

Unincorporated:
e.U. – registered private entrepreneur
GesbR – general partnership
KG – limited partnership
OG – registered partnership

We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Austria and the General Data Protection Regulation.

Inquiries are processed within one working day. Courier delivery of apostilled documents is paid separately by courier service tariffs.

You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.

Apostille for extracts of commercial register of Austria

On 14 November, 1967 Austria acceded to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, which came into force on 13 January, 1968.

Therefore, the documents issued in Austria are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after notarised translation.

Apostilling usually takes about two weeks.


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In our video we explain the definition and function of a commercial register and how you can verify the reliability and solvency of your foreign business partner.

Should you wish to check the sincerity of your foreign business partner’s request, Schmidt&Schmidt will gladly assist you.

We offer extracts from the commercial registers of more than 100 different registers in countries spread all around the globe. Additionally, we offer annual statements for a variety of companies. The original extract from any commercial register can be sent to you by mail or as a pdf-file via e-mail. Besides that, commercial register extracts can be authenticated with an apostille.

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