South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia. South Korea is a presidential constitutional republic, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the South Korean Won (KRW), the official language is Korean.
South Korea, located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, is the eleventh-largest economy in the world. The most important economical sector is the service sector, accounting for 72% of the GDP.
The country is no tax haven in a classical sense and therefore not listed on the "black list of tax havens" of the EU.
Main types of businesses:
Yuhan Hoesa – limited liabilities company
Chusik Hoesa – Corporation
Hapja Hoeasa - Limited Partnership
Hapmyung Hoesa – Partnership
The corporate register is managed by the Supreme Court of South Korea and the Ministry of Finance. Search in the online data bases of the register is only possible in Korean.
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 3-5 days after request submission.
Additionally, the following documents can be obtained from the commercial register:
Certificate of Good Standing – a document attesting that the company is capable of acting and solvent. It confirms the company pursues their commitments and is neither bankrupt nor in debt. Furthermore there is no reorganisation, merger or liquidation taking place.
List of Directors
Certificate of Registration
South Korea ratified the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 2006.
Therefore, the documents issued in South Korea are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after notarised translation.
An extract from the business register of South Korea 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 South Korea||from 71,40 €||from 60,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from South Korea||from 59,50€||from 50,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 595,00 €||from 500,00 €|