Republic of Peru is a sovereign state in South America. This is a constitutional republic where the president is both the head of state and government. Local currency is the Peruvian sol. Official language is Spanish, with Quechua and Aymara being “co-official” languages in regions where they dominate. Peru is the member of the United Nations, Organisation of American States, Andean Community, UNASUR, and the World Trade Organisation.
Peru’s economy is stable; it has been developing quite quickly over the recent years. World Bank classifies the Peruvian economy as “upper middle income”. About 60% of GDP is covered by the services sector; and about the same percentage of labour force employed in this sector as well. The government is interested in keeping favourable conditions for foreign businesses and investors. There are more than 2 million companies registered in Peru today.
Peru is not considered an offshore jurisdiction or a tax haven. Business activities in Peru are regulated by the 1984 Civil Code and other relevant laws.
Main types of businesses in Peru
- Sociedad Anónima Cerrada – closed corporation
- Sociedad Anónima Abierta – open corporation
- Sociedad Comercial de Responsabilidad Limitada – limited liability company
- Sucursal – branch of a foreign company
There are also individual entrepreneurs and joint ventures.
Commercial register of Peru is administered by the National Superintendence of Public Registries (Superintendencia Nacional de los Registros Públicos – SUNARP). SUNARP is an autonomous institution that is supervised by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. SUNARP manages the National state archives system, which (apart from commercial register) includes registers of property and civil acts.
Registration of businesses in Peru is done via SUNARP, local governments and tax authorities.
Contents of the register
Main extract available from the business register of Peru is a company profile. It comes in the Spanish language and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.
- Full legal name
- Registration number and date
- Type of business
- Legal address
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Main activities
- Registered capital
- Company’s representatives
- Historical records
- Corporate statistics
- Certificate of Incorporation
- Memorandum and Articles of Association
- Credit reports
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 10-14 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 Peru can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
Peru acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 13 January 2010.
Therefore, the documents issued in Peru are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after notarised translation.
In addition, you can order notarised translation from Spanish.
We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Peru 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 357,00 €||from 300,00 €|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 714,00 €||from 600,00 €|