Extracts from the commercial register of Iraq

Schmidt & Schmidt provides extracts from the commercial register of Iraq with a translation and an apostille as pdf-file via e-mail.

The Republic of Iraq is a country in Western Asia. Iraq is a federal parliamentary republic, with the president as head of state. The state religion is Islam. Local currency is the Iraqi Dinar (IQD), the official languages are Arabic and Kurdish. Iraq is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Arab League, the Organisation of Petrol Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other international organisations.

Petrol drilling and export are the pillars of the economy, combining for 98% of the country's national budget. However, years of civil war have severely damaged the economy.

Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 1997, the Public Companies Act of 1997, the Law on Financial Investment of 2015 and other legal statutes.

Main types of businesses:

  • Public company
  • Mixed joint-stock company
  • Mixed limited liability company
  • Joint-stock company
  • Limited liability company
  • Partnership
  • One-man company
  • Simply company

Additionally, foreign branch offices may operate in Iraq.

The Ministry of Trade is responsible for registration in the commercial register.

Contents of the commercial register of Iraq:

  • Full legal name
  • Registration address
  • Registration number
  • Type of business
  • Current status (active/inactive)
  • Type of ownership
  • Director and proprietors
  • Shareholders
  • Main activity
  • Additional data

NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.

Information on the directors and shareholders of international companies is not publicly available, therefore just the information on directors and shareholders of local companies is included in the extract.

Search in the commercial register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 3-5 days after request submission.

To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:

  • Full legal name
  • Registration number

Legalization of extracts from commercial register of Iraq

Iraq did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all iraqi documents are subject to legalization.

An extract from the business register of Iraq can be used in order to:

  • Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
  • Negotiate foreign trade agreements
  • File legal claims

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 Iraq from 71,40 from 60,00
Price for the translation of an Extract from Iraq from 178,50 from 150,00
Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping from 952,00 from 800,00

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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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