Extracts from the commercial register of Lebanon

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

The Lebanese Republic is a sovereign state in Western Asia, situated at the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is a parliamentary republic, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Lebanese Pound (LBP), the official language is Arabic, however French is also classified as a recognised language. Lebannon is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Arab League and other international organisations.

The lebanese economy has suffered severe damage from civil warfare, however at present, the economy has stabilised and steady economic growth can be observed. The service sector accounts for roughly 70% of the GDP (mostly, but not limited to financial services).

Lebanon has a mixed legal system, consisting primarily of french law and religious norms.

Corporate practice is regulated in the Commercial Code of 1942 and other legal statutes.

Main types of businesses:

  • Partnership
  • Limited liability company
  • Joint-stock company
  • Branch
  • Foreign branch office
  • Holding
  • Offshore-Company

The Ministry of Justice is responsible for the commercial register, established in 1926.

Foreign companies are obliged to first submit all relevant documents to the Ministry of Trade and commerce.

Registration documents are handled by certified lawyers.

Contents of the commercial register of Lebanon:

  • Full legal name
  • Change of name
  • Date of registration
  • Registration number
  • Registering authority
  • Representatives
  • Director and proprietors
  • Shareholders
  • Current status (active/inactive)
  • Type of business
  • Stock capital
  • 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 7-14 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 Lebanon

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

An extract from the business register of Lebanon 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 Lebanon from 59,50 from 50,00
Price for the translation of an Extract from Lebanon from 41,65 from 35,00
Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping from 1190,00 from 1000,00

Do you have any questions about the offer? Contact us and arrange a free of charge consultation!

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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