The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. Bangladesh is a parliamentary republic, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Take (BDT), the official language is Bengali. The state religion is the Islam. Bangladesh is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Commonwealth of Nations, the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and other international organisations.
Bangladesh ranks among the poorest countries in Asia, however the economic situation has improved throughout the past few years. The most important economic sectors are the service sector (roughly 56% of the GDP) and the textile industry, creating 75% of the total income. Agriculture employs about 63% of the population. Bangladesh contains free economic zones. The total number of companies registered in the country today exceeds 200.000.
Bangladesh has a Common-Law-System. However, some parts of daily life are regulated by religious law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 1994, the Law on Partnerships of 1932 and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses:
- Private companies (limited by shares or limited by guarantee or unlimited company)
- Public companies
- Foreign companies
- Trade organizations
- Partnership firms
Additionally, registered merchants may operate in Bangladesh.
The Office of the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) is responsible for registration in the commercial register.
Contents of the register:
- Full legal name
- Registration number and date
- Type of business
- Status of the company
- Legal address
- Main activities
- Directors and founders
- Other information
Besides that, the following documents can be obtained from the commercial register of Bangladesh:
- Articles of association
- Memorandum of Association
- Certificate of incorporation
- Declaration on registration of company
- List of persons consenting to be directors
- Annual summary of share capital and list of shareholders
- Balance Sheet
- Profit & Loss Account
- Notice by Auditor
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 5-7 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
Legalization of extracts from Bangladesh
Bangladesh did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all bangladeshi documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Bangladesh can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- Check potential employers
You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Bangladesh||from 71,40 €||from 60,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Bangladesh||from 178,50€||from 150,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 297,50 €||from 250,00 €|