The Republic of Namibia is a country in southern Africa. Namibia has a presidential system, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), the official language is English. Namibia is a member of the United Nations (UN), the Commonwealth of Nations, the AKT-Group and other international organisations.
Namibias main economic branches are mining, fishery, agriculture and tourism. Main export products are Uranium and diamonds, however Namibia also has other major mineral resources like iron, coal, petrol, petrol gas and gold. Despite this, the country's unemployment rate has been as high as 40%, with 35% of the population living below the international poverty line.
Namibia has a mixed legal system, influenced by african unwritten law, dutch law and british law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Commercial Code of 2004 and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses in Namibia
- Public company
- Private company
Additionally, registered merchants may operate in Namibia.
The "Division of the Registration of Companies and Close Corporation in the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development" is responsible for registration in the commercial register. All relevant documentation for registration is to be submitted to the "Business and Intellectual Property Authority".
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 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
Namibia acceded to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 2001.
Therefore, the documents issued in Namibia 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 Namibia 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.
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- Required document is sent as a PDF-file via e-mail
- Notarised translation
- No charge if required information is unavailable
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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 Namibia||from 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Namibia||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 595,00 €||from 500,00 €|