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Handelsregisterauszug aus Lesotho

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

The Kingdom of Lesotho is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy in southern Africa. Local currency is the Lesotho Loti (LSL), however the South African Rand (ZAR) is also frequently used. Predominantly spoken languages are English and Sesotho. Lesotho is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Commonwealth of Nations, the African Union (AU), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations.

The economy of Lesotho is integrated into the south african economy. The industrial sector creates the largest share of the country's income at roughly 40%, while agriculture is the main employment sector, providing 86% of the population with work. Many of Lesothos residents also work in South Africa as seasonal workers. In total there are about 32.000 companies registered in Lesotho, with 14.000 of them actively participating in the market.

The legal system of Lesotho is a mixture of african unwritten law, roman-dutch law and british law.

Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 2011 № 18 and other legal statutes.

Main types of businesses:

  • Public company
  • Private company

Additionally, one-man businesses and non-commercial organisations may operate in Lesotho.

The One-Stop Business Facilitation Center (OBFC) is responsible for registration in the commercial register. The OBFC is directly subordinate to the Ministry of Trade, which also manages the electronic version of the commercial register. Most of the registers services are therefore available online.

Contents of the register:

  • Full legal name
  • Representatives
  • 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 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

Apostille for extracts from Lesotho

Lesotho acceded to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1980.

Therefore, the documents issued in Lesotho are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after notarised translation.

An extract from the commercial register of Lesotho 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.

Our Offer:

  • 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 Lesotho from 119,00 from 100,00
Price for the translation of an Extract from Lesotho 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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