The Republic of Gambia is a state in West Africa and the smallest country in mainland Africa. Local currency is the Dalasi, state religion is the Islam. The official language of Gamiba is English. Gambia is a memer of the United Nations (UN), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international organisations.
Gambia is among the poorest countries in the world. Agriculture is the economic foundation of the country, employing 75% of the population while accounting for 30% of the GDP. The main foreign trade partner is China. Gambia is currently taking steps to develop tourism.
Gambia has a mixed legal system, mainly based on english, islamic and african law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Law Concerning Corporations of 1996 and other legal statutes.
Main business types in Gambia:
- Private limited liability companies
- Companies limited by shares
- Companies limited by guarantee
- Public limited liability companies
- Branches of foreign companies (External Companies)
- Sole proprietorships
- Limited partnerships
- General partnerships
- Unlimited companies
- Charitable Organizations & Foundations
The Companies and Business Registration Department is responsible for the registration in the commercial register. The department is directly subordinate to the Ministry of Justice.
Contents of the register:
- Full legal name
- Director and proprietors
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Type of business
- Full address
- Additional data
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 12-14 days after request submission, they do however require us to send an advanced inquiry ahead of time.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
Legalization of extracts from Gambia
Gambia did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all gambian documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Gambia 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 an extract without mandatory registration or subscription. Just complete our form and our employees will investigate for missing information, provide you with the extract, translate it to English and deliver the original, the translation as well as the bill for our services to you via mail.
There is no risk involved for you as we provide you with the documents in question on a fixed price. If requested, we will have the extract verified and apostilled. The documents are sent to you by mail. Special fees for the apostille apply.
- Quick and reliable inquiry processing
- Convenient order via online form
- Required document is sent as a PDF-file via e-mail
- Notarised translation
- No charge if required information is unavailable
- Apostille for extracts from commercial registers
- Confidentiality and personal data protection
- Quality service and happy customers
We verify whether a commercial register contains information about the company you are interested in, free of charge. Order a preliminary extract and you will receive the following information:
- Availability of an entry in a commercial register
- Cost of extract from a commercial register
- Other available documents
- Deadline for discharge
- Cost of apostille
- Commercial register extract sample (if available)
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 Gambia||from 110,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Gambia||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1190,00 €||from 1000,00 €|