Overseas Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is an autonomous overseas collectivity of France located in the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. This is the only territory of former New France colony that remains the part of France. Head of state is the President of France, represented here by the Prefect of Saint Pierre and Miquelon. Local currency is the Euro, while Canadian dollar is also widely used due to close proximity of Canada. Official language is French.
Traditionally, the main sector of local economy is fishing and servicing of fishing fleets. However, due to bans imposed by Canada, overfishing and limitation of fishing areas, economy of Saint Pierre and Miquelon has been in decline since the early 1990s. Today the government of the collectivity is trying to diversify the economy, by exploitation of oil and gas and business sector. Saint Pierre and Miquelon heavily relies on subsidies from mainland France.
Saint Pierre and Miquelon are not considered an offshore jurisdiction or a tax haven. Business activities in Saint Pierre and Miquelon are regulated by the French Commercial Code.
Main types of businesses in Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- L’entreprise individuelle is an individual entrepreneurship
- La société à responsabilité limitée is a limited liability company
- L’entreprise unipersonnelle à responsabilité limitée is LLC with one founder
- Société par actions simplifiée is a "simplified" joint-stock company
- Société anonyme is a joint-stock company
- Société en nom collectif is a partnership
- Groupement d’intérêt économique is an economic interest group
Commercial register of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is one of the French registers of businesses and companies (Registres du commerce et des sociétés – RCS). The register is managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Extract from the business register of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a document that contains publically available information about legal entities, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and permanent establishments of foreign companies based in Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
Contents of the commercial register of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Main extract available from the business register of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a company profile. It comes in the French language and contains information about a company, relevant at the moment of the request.
- Full legal name
- Type of business
- Legal address
- Main activities
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Registered capital
- Number of employees
- Financial data
- Information about founders and directors (if available)
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable.
Search in the register is not free of charge. Search results are sent to you within 5-7 days after request submission.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
An extract from the business register of Saint Pierre and Miquelon can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
Saint Pierre and Miquelon acceded to the The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents on 25 November 1964, as a part of France.
Therefore, the documents issued in Saint Pierre and Miquelon are subject to a simplified apostilling procedure, thus the documents gain full legal value in Convention member states after notarised translation.
In addition, you can order notarised translation from French.
We provide extracts from the register in strict compliance with the legislation of the French Republic 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 71,40 €||from 60,00 €|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 595,00 €||from 500,00 €|