The Kingdom of Morocco is a sovereign state in North Africa. The country is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, with the king as head of state. Local currency is the Moroccan Dirham (MAD), state religion is Islam. Official languages are Arabic and Berber, about 1/3rd of the country's population also speaks French. Morocco is a member of the United Nations (UN), the League of Arab States (LAS), the Greater Arab Free Trade Area and the EU-Free Trade Agreement.
Agriculture and mining are the pillars of the moroccan economy. Roughly 40% of the country's population work in agriculture, the industry accounts for 30% of the GDP. To further develop and industrialise other fields, Morocco is making an effort to attract foreign investors and to liberalise their economy.
Morocco has a mixed legal system, mostly influenced by french and spanish law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Commercial Code, the Labour Code and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses in Morocco
- Private company
- Public company
- Business partnership
- Limited Partnership
- Forgein branch offices
- Registered merchants
The Office Marocain de la Propriété Industrielle et Commerciale (OMPIC) is responsible for registration in the commercial register. OMPIC is directly subordinate to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Registration in the register may also be done by special investment centres or online.
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.
The following documents can be obtained from the register:
- Certificate of Formation
- Annual Financial Statements
- Certificate of Good Standing – a document attesting that the company is capable of acting and solvent. It confirms the company pursues their commitments and is neither bankrupt nor in debt. Furthermore there is no reorganisation, merger or liquidation taking place.
- Memorandum of Association
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
Morocco acceded to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1980.
Therefore, the documents issued in Morocco 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 Morocco 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 Morocco||from 47,60 €||from 40,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Morocco||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 714,00 €||from 600,00 €|