Extracts from commercial register of the US Virgin Islands

Schmidt & Schmidt provides extracts from the commercial register of the United States Virgin Islands with a translation and an apostille.

Virgin Islands of the United States (US/American Virgin Islands, USVI) are an organised unincorporated territory of the United States of America, located in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean. Head of state is the president of the United States. Official currency is the US dollar. Official language is English.

The economy of US Virgin Islands is dominated by the services sector, mainly tourism and trade. Financial services, including offshore, are currently gaining momentum too. In March 2018 USVI were included in the EU black list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. According to the note by the Council of the EU, USVI “does not apply any automatic exchange of financial information, has not signed and ratified, including through the jurisdiction they are dependent on, the OECD Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance as amended, has harmful preferential tax regimes and did not clearly commit to amending or abolishing it, does not apply the BEPS minimum standards and did not commit to addressing these issues by 31 December 2018.”

Business activities in USVI are regulated by the Virgin Islands Code and corporate law based on one of the US state of Delaware.

Main types of businesses in the US Virgin Islands

  • Corporation
  • Limited liability company
  • Limited liability partnership
  • Limited liability limited partnership
  • Sole Proprietorship

Registration of companies on USVI is in the competence of the Division of Corporations and Trademarks of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. All stages of registration procedure are carried out by the Registrar. To be incorporated, businesses have to meet a lot of strict requirements, such as number of directors (at least three) and registration address on US Virgin Islands.

Contents of the register

Main extract available from the business register of US Virgin Islands is a company profile called Written Search Result. It comes in the English language and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.

In addition, it is possible to obtain a Certificate of Good Standing, statutory documents, and company’s reports.

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 US Virgin Islands can be used in order to:

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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.

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