The Republic of Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa, in East Africa. Djibouti has a presidential system, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Djibouti-Franc. Official languages are French and Arabic, predominantly spoken languages however include Somali and Afar. Djibouti is a member of the United Nations (UN), the League of Arab States (LAS) and other international organisations.
Djibouti is counted among the undeveloped countries in Africa. Unemployment is very high, almost 50% of the population live below the poverty line. However Djibouti has the largest free trade zone of the continent, including ports that play a decisive role in the conveying system of the West Indian Ocean. The service sector lays the economic foundation for the country's GDP, accounting for roughly 87% of said GDP. Ethiopia uses the ports of Djibouti, to cultivate their economic ties to other countries.
Djibouti has a mixed legal system, mainly shaped by french law, islamic law and african unwritten law.
Corporate Practice is regulated in the Civil Code, the Trade Code and other legal statutes.
Main types of businesses in Djibouti:
- Société à responsabilité limitée – Limited liability company
- Société anonyme – Public limited company
Additionally, one-man businesses and foreign branch offices may operate in Côte d'Ivoire.
The Administrative Agency for Industrial and Corporate Property (Office Djiboutien de la Propriété Industrielle et Commerciale, ODPIC) is responsible for registration in the commercial register. The ODPIC is an autonomous governmental agency, subordinate to the Ministry of Trade and Commerce, founded in 2012.
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 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
Legalization of extracts from Djibouti
Djibouti did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all djiboutian documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Djibouti 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
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|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Djibouti||from 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Djibouti||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1190,00 €||from 1000,00 €|