Melilla is a spanish autonomous city located on the northeast coast of Africa. The spanish king is head of state. Local currency is the Euro, the official language is Spanish. Ever since the foundation of the state, Morocco has laid claim on Melilla.
The economical pillars of Melilla are fishery and trade. Migrants have tried for years, unsuccessful for the most part, to get into Melilla through Morocco and Algeria before moving on to Spain and other european countries.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Civil Code, the Commercial Code and native legal statutes.
All spanish laws also apply to Melilla, some with local differences.
Main types of businesses in Melilla
Sociedad anónima (SA) – Joint-stock company
Sociedad de responsabilidad limitada (SRL) – Limited liability company
Sociedad Limitada Nueva Empresa (SLNE) – “new” Limited liability company
Sociedad Limitada Unipersonal (SLU) – Limited liability company with one founder
Sociedad comanditaria por acciones (Soc. Com. p.a.) - Joint-stock partnership in commendam
Empresario Individual – Individual entrepreneur
Sociedad Civil (SC) – Full partnership
Sociedad colectiva (Soc.Col.) – Registered partnership
Sociedad comanditaria simple (Soc.Com.) – Limited partnership
The spanish Minstry of Justice is responsible for registration in the commercial register. When selecting a name for a company, a preliminary request has to be made to the 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 5-6 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
Spain acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 28 September 2004.
Therefore, the documents issued in Melilla 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 Melilla 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 Melilla||from 29,75 €||from 25,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Melilla||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 357,00 €||from 300,00 €|