The Republic of Mauritius is an independent island nation in the southwest of the Indian Ocean, about 2000 kilometres off the coast of the African continent. Mauritius is a unitary parliamentary republic with a president as head of state, elected by the parliament. The country attained it's independence from Great Britain in 1968. English and French are both equally important in Mauritius as the country's main languages used in government administration, courts and businesses.
The main economical branches in Mauritius are tourism, sugar industry and the textile industry. In recent times, the financial services sector has been actively developed, which is why Mauritius has been added to the European Union's blacklist of tax havens.
Corporate practice is regulated in the Companies Act of 2001.
Main types of businesses in Mauritius
- Private Company Limited by Shares
- Company Limited by Guarantee
- Company Limited by both shares and guarantee
- Public Company Limited by Shares
- Foreign Company
- Global Business Company I (GBC I)
- Global Business Company II (GBC II)
- Limited Life Company
- General Partnership
- Limited Partnershi
- Sole Proprietorship
The commercial register is managed by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Contents of the register:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Type of business
- Date of registration
- Registering authority
- Additional data
The extract does not contain information on the management and the shareholders of the company. This information is confidential.
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.
Search in the register is not free of charge.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
The following documents may also be obtained from the commercial register:
Certificate of Good Standing – a document attesting that the company is capable of acting and solvent. It confirms the company pursues their commitments and is neither bankrupt nor in debt. Furthermore there is no reorganisation, merger or liquidation taking place.
Articles of Incorporation – Proof of the company's registration in Mauritius. The certificate contains the following data: Date of registration, corporate structure, common stock, incorporater and shareholders.
Memorandum of Association
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Mauritius||from 17,85 €||from 15,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Mauritius||from 59,50€||from 50,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 797,30 €||from 670,00 €|
Mauritius acceded to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1980.
Therefore, the documents issued in Mauritius are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after certified translation.
An extract from the business register of Mauritius 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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- Availability of an entry in a commercial register
- Cost of extract from a commercial register
- Other available documents
- Deadline for discharge
- Cost of apostille
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