Extracts from commercial register of Palau

Schmidt & Schmidt provides extracts from the commercial register of Palau with a translation and legalization.

Republic of Palau is an island country located in the Pacific Ocean, to the north of Indonesia and to the east of the Philippines. Palau is a sovereign state in free association with the United States of America, meaning that the USA takes care of the country’s defense, and provides funding and social services. Head of state is the president. Official languages are English and Palauan. Palau is a member of the United Nations, African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), and the Pacific Islands Forum.

Economy of Palau is based on tourism. Subsidies from the mainland USA play a significant role in the country as well. Palau has got a relatively high level of income per capita, low corporate taxes and no property tax at all.

Republic of Palau is currently present in the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. According to the Council of the EU, “Palau facilitates offshore structures and arrangements aimed at attracting profits without real economic substance and refused to engage in a meaningful dialogue to ascertain its compliance of with criterion 2.2” (Fair Taxation).

Business activities in Palau are regulated by the Palau National Code, Republic of Palau Corporation Regulations and other relevant laws. Legislation of Palau is based on the legislation of the USA.

Main types of businesses in Palau

  • Corporation
  • Partnership
  • Association
  • Sole Proprietor

Registration of companies in Palau is carried out by the Office of the Attorney General.

Contents of the register

Main extract available from the commercial register of Palau is a company profile. It comes in the English language and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.

  • Full legal name
  • Registration number and date
  • Legal address
  • Contact details
  • Type of business
  • Current status (active/inactive)
  • Main activities
  • Registrar’s details
  • Directors and shareholders
  • Company’s representatives
  • Meetings reports
  • History and reports
  • Other available information

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

An extract from the business register of Palau can be used in order to:

  • Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
  • Negotiate foreign trade agreements
  • File legal claims

Legalization of extracts from Palau

Palau has NOT acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.

Therefore, the documents issued in Palau are NOT subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents have to be legalised directly via the consulates of Palau.

Schmidt & Schmidt assists with legalization procedure.

You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.

In addition, you can order notarised translation from English.

We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Palau and the General Data Protection Regulation.

Inquiries are processed within one working day. Courier delivery of apostilled documents is paid separately by courier service tariffs.

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 47,60 from 40,00
Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping from 1190,00 from 1000,00

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We offer extracts from the commercial registers of more than 100 different registers in countries spread all around the globe. Additionally, we offer annual statements for a variety of companies. The original extract from any commercial register can be sent to you by mail or as a pdf-file via e-mail. Besides that, commercial register extracts can be authenticated with an apostille.

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