Co-operative Republic of Guyana is a sovereign state in the northern part of mainland South America. This is a semi-presidential socialist republic. Local currency is the Guyanese dollar. Official language is English; 9 regional languages are recognised too. Guyana is a member of the United Nations, World Trade Organisation, Organisation of American States, and CARICOM – membership in the latter is due to the strong cultural and historical ties of Guyana with the Caribbean Community.
Guyana is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere. Main sectors of economy are agriculture and mining. There is a high level of corruption and income inequality, and lack of skilled labour. Main external trade partner of Guyana is the United States of America.
Guyana is not an offshore centre. Business activities here are regulated by the 1991 Companies Act and other relevant laws. Business legislation in Guyana is in the process of development and reformation.
Main types of businesses in Guyana
- Limited liability company
- Public liability company
- Sole proprietorship
- Dependent branch
- Representative office
Companies in Guyana are registered by the Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority. This institution was founded in 1919; it has functioned in its current state since 2013. The Authority is run by the Government Board of the Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority, comprised of government officials affiliated with the corporate sector.
Deeds and Commercial Registries Authority also keeps records of property, mortgage, notary acts, trademarks, patents, promissory notes, and trade unions.
Contents from the commercial register of Guyana
Main extract available from the business register of Guyana 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
- Type of business
- Legal address
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Contact details
- Owners and key management
- Financial data
- Additional documents (if applicable)
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 3-7 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Type of business
An extract from the business register of Guyana can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- File legal claims
Guyana has NOT acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents.
Therefore, the documents issued in Guyana are NOT subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents have to be legalised directly via the consulates of Guyana.
Schmidt & Schmidt offers assistance in legalization process. 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 Co-operative Republic of Guyana 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 119,00 €||from 100,00 €|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 614,00 €||from 600,00 €|