Company Registers

Karen Blakeman on January 2nd, 2013

All companies in Israel must register with The Registrar of Companies at the Ministry of Justice ( and the tax authorities. The register can be searched at using part or all of a company name in English or Hebrew, or by entering the company number. The search interface and the results are in Hebrew but if you are […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 29th, 2011

The Ukrainian official companies register can be found at The interface and information is in Ukrainian only but Google’s translation option does a good enough job to help you through the site. If you use Google Chrome as your browser you can enable its automatic translation prompt by going to Options, Under the Bonnet, and […]

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Karen Blakeman on February 7th, 2011

I have added two more company registers – Slovenia and Croatia – to my Official Company Registers page at Slovenia AJPES – Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Public Legal Records and Related Services ( AJPES provides access to the Slovenian Business Register online (ePRS), and Annual Reports of companies, cooperatives and sole […]

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Karen Blakeman on September 29th, 2010

The Malta Financial Services Authority Registry of Companies ( has been added to my Official Company Registers page at The registry provides free basic company details including registered address and company ID/number. You can browse the companies alphabetically or search by name or company ID/number. There is also a list of companies that have […]

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Karen Blakeman on June 5th, 2010

For those of you who need to track down official company information, the following updates have been made to the RBA Official Company Registers page at : Austria Updated link: please use and click on Firmenbuch ‘Details’. Thanks to Herbert Tischler, Telekom Austria TA AG for the correction. Bulgaria Update: an electronic version of […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 24th, 2010

The General Registry Cayman Islands ( enables you to order birth, marriage and death certificates and now has a company search option. To gain access to the company search you first have to register (free of charge).  To view records you have to set up an account and deposit US$ 73.18, which is the cost […]

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Karen Blakeman on January 5th, 2010

If you want to check the credentials of a company then the first port of call has to be the official company register of the country in which the company is based. Many of the registers are on the web and allow you to search and view some of the information free of charge.  (See […]

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Karen Blakeman on December 11th, 2008

The Texas Secretary of State is the official office for registering various business entities in Texas, but I have been told that it is not the best source for quick and free information.  The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts – Taxable Entity Search has basic business entity information including name, status, location, agent, file number, […]

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