Mayotte is a french overseas department and a region of France. Head of state is the french president, represented by a prefect. Local currency is the Euro, the official language is French.
Mayotte has an own regional court of appeals located in Mamoudzou.
Economically Mayotte is more advanced than most african countries, however the GDP-Level remains vastly below the one in France itself. Agriculture and fishery are the economical foundation of the country, but Mayotte remains heavily dependent on french contributions.
Commercial practice is regulated in the Commercial Code of France, the legal system in Mayotte is french law.
Main types of businesses in Mayotte:
Société anonyme (SA) – joint-stock company
Société par actions simplifiée (SAS) – “simplified” Joint-stock company (not involved in stock trading)
Société à responsabilité limitée (Sàrl) – limited liability company
Entreprise unipersonnelle à responsabilité limitée (EURL) – limited liability company with one founder
Société en Commandite par Actions (S.C.A.) – joint-stock partnership in commendam
Microentreprise – individual entrepreneur
Société civile (SC) – unlimited partnership
Société civile immobilière (SCI) – property management association
Société en nom collectif (SNC) – registered partnership
Société civile professionelle (SCP) – partnership of freelancers (people of “free professions”)
Société en commandite (SCS) – limited partnership
The commercial register in Mayotte is part of the french commercial register (Registre du commerce et des sociétés - RCS). It is managed by commercial courts and a specifically assigned and authorised company.
The chamber of commerce in Mayotte maintain their own commercial register.
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 3-5 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
Mayotte acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966.
Therefore, the documents issued in Mayotte 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 business register of Mayotte 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
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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 Mayotte||from 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Mayotte||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1190,00 €||from 1000,00 €|