Saba is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. It is an autonomous territory and one of the constituent countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This is the smallest “public body” (openbaar lichaam) of the Netherlands with the total land area of 13 square kilometres, and mostly consists of the Mount Scenery volcano. Head of state is the King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander, represented here by the Island Governor of Saba. Local currency is the US dollar. Official languages are Dutch and English.
Saba used to be a part of the constituent country of the Netherlands Antilles until its dissolution in 2010. Apart from Saba, Netherlands Antilles consisted of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten – and collectively comprised an offshore zone that had not applied taxation standards required by the OECD. On its own, Saba is not considered a tax haven, but still is not fully compliant with the OECD tax cooperation requirements.
The core of the local economy is tourism. An island with the population of less than 2000 people is visited by 25 000 tourists every year.
Business activities in Saba are regulated by the Dutch legislation with certain local adjustments.
Main types of businesses in Saba
- Besloten vennootschap (BV) is a private company
- Naamloze vennootschap (NV) is a public corporation
- Commanditaire vennootschap is a limited partnership
- Maatschap is a general partnership
- Vennootschap onder firmais a full partnership
- Eenmanszaak is a single proprietor firm
- Stichting is a fund
Commercial register of Saba is managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sint Eustatius and Saba. The register can be accessed online and is available in Dutch and English. It is also an advisory body to the local government and Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Contents of the commercial register of Saba
Main extract available from the commercial register of Saba is a company profile. It comes in Spanish and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.
- Full legal name
- Registration number and date
- Legal address
- Type of business
- Registered capital
- Status (active or inactive)
- Contact details
- Main activities
- Directors and shareholders
- Branches and subsidiaries
- Corporate statistics
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 Saba can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- File legal claims
Saba acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 1 March 1967, as a part of Kingdom of Netherlands.
Therefore, the documents issued in Saba 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 Dutch or English.
We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the Kingdom of Netherlands 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 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 714,00 €||from 600,00 €|