The Republic of Ghana is a state in West Africa. The country has a presidential system, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Cedi. The official language of Ghana is English, inherited from the colonial era. Ghana is a member of the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and other international organisations.
Despite being rich on natural resources, the country ranks just 136th worldwide in terms of GDP-Level and just 18th in Africa. The majority (roughly 44%) of the population works in agriculture. In total there are more than 100.000 corporations registered in Ghana.
Ghana has a mixed legal system mainly based on english and african law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 1963 and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses in Ghana:
- Limited liability company
- Unlimited company
- Foreign Company
- Joint Venture
What is a commercial register?
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.
The Registrar General's Department is responsible for registration in the commercial register. The department was founded 1950, in 1961 it became a structural division of the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General.
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.
Information about the Director and the Proprietors of international corporations is not public.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 12-14 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 Ghana
Ghana did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all ghanaian documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Ghana 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 Ghana||from 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Ghana||from 41,65 €||from 35,00 €|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1428,50 €||from 1200,00 €|