The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is landlocked country located in the Northeast of Africa. Ethiopia is a parliamentary republic, with the president as head of state. Local currency is the Birr (ETB), the official language is Amharic. However, English is also very widespread. Ethiopia is a member of the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), the AKT-Group and other international organisations.
The main economical sector is agriculture, with 44% of the GDP, 62% of exports and employing roughly 85% of the country's working population. Although Ethiopia is rich on resources, mining is severely underdeveloped. Ethiopia's main export product is coffee. The country's economy has suffered substantially from several wars the country took part in.
The legal system of Ethiopia is based on romanic-germanic and english law.
Main types of businesses
- Ordinary partnership
- General partnership
- Limited partnership
- Mixed partnership
- Private limited company
- Joint-stock company
- Foreign branch office
- Public company
- Co-operative company
- One-man company
The ministry of trade is responsible for registration in the commercial register.
All relevant documents must be submitted to the Documents Authentication and Registration Office (DARO).
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.
Information on the directors and shareholders of international companies is not publicly available, therefore just the information on directors and shareholders of local companies is included in the extract.
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 Ethiopia
Ethiopia did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents. Therefore, all ethiopian documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Ethiopia 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.
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- Required document is sent as a PDF-file via e-mail
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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 Ethiopia||from 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Ethiopia||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 1190,00 €||from 1000,00 €|