Extracts from commercial register of Tuvalu

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

Tuvalu is an island state in the subregion of Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1978, and became a member of the Commonwealth of nations with Queen Elizabeth II as the head of state. Local currency is the Tuvaluan dollar. Official languages are Tuvaluan and English. Tuvalu is a member state of the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, Pacific Islands Forum, and African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP).

Tuvalu is the poorest country in the world, ranking lowest in nominal GDP and GDP (PPP). It has got a very limited potential for economic development due to small territory, remote location, lack of natural resources, and vulnerability to natural disasters. United Nations classifies Tuvalu as a “least developed country” (LDC). Tuvalu is highly dependent on foreign aid. Governement gains revenue by selling fishing licenses.

Tuvalu is not an offshore zone or a tax haven. Business activities in Tuvalu are regulated by the Companies Act of 1991, Registration of Business Names Act of 2008, and other relevant laws.

Main types of businesses in Tuvalu

  • Proprietary company
  • International Business Company

Commercial register of Tuvalu is managed by the Registrar, appointed by the government in accordance with the article 235 of the Companies Act.

Contents of the register

Main extract available from the commercial register of Tuvalu 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
  • Tax ID
  • Legal address
  • Contact details
  • Type of business
  • Current status (active/inactive)
  • Main activities
  • Directors and shareholders
  • Registered capital
  • Charter 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 Tuvalu can be used in order to:

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

Legalization of extracts from Tuvalu

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

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

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 Independent State of Papua New Guinea 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 178,50 from 150,00
Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping from 1428,00 from 1200,00

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In our video we explain the definition and function of a commercial register and how you can verify the reliability and solvency of your foreign business partner.

Should you wish to check the sincerity of your foreign business partner’s request, Schmidt&Schmidt will gladly assist you.

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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