The Republic of the Niger is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Niger has a presidential system, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the West African CFA Franc (XOF). French is the official language, inherited from the colonial period. Niger is a member of the United Nations (UN), the AKT-Group and other international organisations.
The Niger ranks among the poorest countries in the world. The economical foundation is mostly formed by agriculture (38% of the GDP and roughly 90% of the countries working population) and Uranium exports (third place in terms of exports worldwide). Other than that, Niger has several other mineral deposits like iron, coal, petrol, petrol gas, manganese and gold.
Niger has a mixed legal system, mostly drawing inspiration from french law, islamic law and african unwritten law.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Civil Code, the OHADA and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses in Niger
- Société à responsabilité limitée – Limited liability company
- Société anonyme – Public limited company
- Société en Nom Collectif – Ordinary partnership
- Société en Commandité simple – Simple partnership
The Commercial Court Niger is responsible for registration in the commercial register. Commercial courts were established in 2016, they are directly subordinate to the Ministry of Justice.
The commercial register (Registre du Commerce et du Crédit Mobilier - RCCM) is an autonomous governmental agency, managed by secretaries of the commercial courts (Greffes du Tribunal de Commerce). All relevant documents for registration in the commercial register must first be submitted to the "Centre des Formalités des Entreprises" (CFE).
All companies are also automatically registered at the Chamber of Commerce, who manage a commercial register of their own.
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
Legalization of extracts from Niger
Niger did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all nigerien documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Niger 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 Niger||from 178,05 €||from 150,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Niger||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1428,00 €||from 1200,00 €|