Territorial collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy is an overseas region and department of France in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. Saint Barthélemy used to be a part of another French overseas region of Guadeloupe until 2007, when it seceded from it and became a separate overseas collectivity of France. After the secession the status of Saint Barthélemy as a part of the European Union was unclear until 2012, when the island decided to stop being an outermost region of the EU. Saint Barthélemy left the Union in order to facilitate trade with the United States of America. At the same time, the island is a part of the Eurozone. Head of state is the president of France. Official language is French.
Saint Barthélemy is a popular high-end tourist destination and an attractive investment centre. These two sectors of economy make Saint Barthélemy’s GDP per capita higher than of mainland France.
Saint Barthélemy is not a tax haven or an offshore zone, since its taxation regime is the same as in mainland France. Business activities in Saint Barthélemy are regulated by the French Commercial Code.
Main types of businesses in Saint Barthélemy
- L’entreprise individuelle – individual entrepreneurship
- La société à responsabilité limitée – limited liability company
- L’entreprise unipersonnelle à responsabilité limitée – LLC with one founder
- Société par actions simplifiée – "simplified" joint-stock company
- Société anonyme – joint-stock company
- Société en nom collectif – partnership
- Groupement d’intérêt économique – economic interest group
What is a commercial register?
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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.
Commercial register of Saint Barthélemy is one of the French registers of businesses and companies (Registres du commerce et des sociétés – RCS). The local register is managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saint Barthélemy.
Extract from the business register of Saint Barthélemy is a document that contains publically available information about legal entities, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and permanent establishments of foreign companies based in Saint Barthélemy.
Contents of the register
Main extract available from the business register of Saint Barthélemy is a company profile. It comes in the French language and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.
- Full legal name
- Type of business
- Legal address
- Main activities
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Registered capital
- Number of employees
- Financial data
- Memorandum and Articles of Association
- Debt reports
- Additional documents (if applicable)
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 3-5 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
An extract from the business register of Saint Barthélemy 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
Saint Barthélemy acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 25 November 1964, as a part of France.
Therefore, the documents issued in Saint Barthélemy 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 French.
We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the French Republic 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 614,00 €||from 600,00 €|