General information on find a company


General information on find a company

About this service

How it works

Documents

Links to webpages of national registries

Data protection

Company forms

About this service

You can get information about companies registered in business registers in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway using the ‘Find a company’ service.

It is part of the Business Registers Interconnection System (BRIS), set up in line with Link opens in new windowDirective 2012/17/EU and Link opens in new windowCommission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/884.

Find out more about national business registers and the information they keep on companies.

For any queries about this service please contact Link opens in new windowjust-bris-helpdesk@ec.europa.eu .

How it works

To search for a company:

  • Search by company number and/or registration number.
  • You’ll see a list of results matching your search with basic company information.
  • You can then ask to see more details about a company.
  • The system will show you a list of available information filed by the company with the national business register.                
    For example:    
    • articles of association
    • annual accounts
    • capital subscribed
    • the company’s legal representatives.
  • Select the document(s) you want and add them to your basket.
  • Check out when you’ve selected the documents you need.

Please note: At the moment you can only request information that the national registers provide free of charge. For documents against payment, the prices displayed on our portal are provided by the national registers and are only indicative and subject to change. To request any of those documents, please go to the national register’s website, where the final price will be specified.

Documents

Document delivery

Documents available for immediate delivery will be available for download in your browser.

You’ll receive any other documents by email as soon as they are delivered by the national registers. This may take up to 14 days.

Access to documents

Once a document is available for download in your browser, you can save it locally for your own use.

Documents sent by email will be available for download for 6 days from the time of delivery.

Links to webpages of national registries

Country

Business register

Austria

Österreichisches Firmenbuch/Official Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttps://www.justiz.gv.at/web2013/home/e-government/firmenbuch/die_firmenbuchdatenbank~2c9484852308c2a601240b693e1c0860.de.html

Belgium

Kruispuntbank van Ondernemingen/Banque-Carrefour des Entreprises/ Zentrale Unternehmensdatenbank

Link opens in new windowhttp://economie.fgov.be/fr/entreprises/BCE/

Link opens in new windowhttp://kbopub.economie.fgov.be/kbopub/zoeknummerform.html

Bulgaria

Търговски регистър/Commercial Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.brra.bg/

Croatia

Sudski registar/Court Register

Link opens in new windowhttps://sudreg.pravosudje.hr/

Czech Republic

Verejny restrik (obchodni rejstrik)/Public Register (Commercial Register)

Link opens in new windowhttps://or.justice.cz/ias/ui/rejstrik

Cyprus

Έφορος Εταιρειών/Registrar of Companies

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.mcit.gov.cy/

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/index_en/index_en?OpenDocument

Denmark

Erhvervsstyrelsen/Danish Business Authority

Link opens in new windowhttps://datacvr.virk.dk/

Estonia

Äriregister/Commercial Register

Link opens in new windowhttps://ariregister.rik.ee/index.py?lang=eng

Finland

Patentti-ja Rekisterihallitus/Finnish Patent and Registration Office

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.prh.fi/en/index.html

France

Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés/Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.infogreffe.fr/

Germany

Handelsregister/Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.handelsregister.de/

Unternehmensregister/Commercial Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.unternehmensregister.de/

Greece

Γενικό Εμπορικό Μητρώο (Γ.Ε.ΜΗ.)/Greek (Hellenic)

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.businessportal.gr/

Hungary

Országos Cégnyilvántartó és Céginformációs Rendszer/

Company information system

Link opens in new windowhttps://occsz.e-cegjegyzek.hu/info/page/ceginfo

Iceland

Fyrirtækjaskrá RSK/ Register of Enterprises

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.rsk.is/

Ireland

The Companies Registration Office – an Oifig um Chlarú Cuideachtaí

Link opens in new windowhttps://www.cro.ie/

Italy

Registro delle imprese/Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.registroimprese.it/

Latvia

Latvijas Republikas Uzņēmumu Reģistrs/Register of Enterprises of The Republic of Latvia

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.ur.gov.lv/

Liechtenstein

Amt für Justiz – Handelsregister/Commercial Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.oera.li/hrweb/ger/firmensuche_afj.htm

Lithuania

Juridinių asmenų registras/Register of Legal Entities

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.registrucentras.lt/jar/

Luxembourg

Registre de commerce et des sociétés/Trade and Companies Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.rcsl.lu/

Malta

Registru tal-Kumpaniji ta'Malta/Registrar of Companies Malta

Link opens in new windowhttp://registry.mfsa.com.mt/

The Netherlands

Handelsregister/Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttps://www.kvk.nl/english/business-register/

Norway

Foretaksregisteret/Register of Business Enterprises

Link opens in new windowhttps://www.brreg.no/

Poland

Krajowy Rejestr Sądowy/ National Court Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://bip.ms.gov.pl/pl/rejestry-i-ewidencje/krajowy-rejestr-sadowy/

Portugal

Registo Comercial/Commercial Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.irn.mj.pt/

Romania

Oficiul National al Registrului de Comert/National Trade Register Office

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.onrc.ro/

Slovakia

Obchodný register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.orsr.sk/

Slovenia

Poslovni register Slovenije/Slovenian Business Register

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.ajpes.si/prs/

Spain

Colegio de registradores

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.registradores.org/

Sweden

Bolagsverket/Swedish Companies

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.bolagsverket.se/

United Kingdom

Companies House

Link opens in new windowhttp://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/

Data protection

To find out how we protect your personal data, please read our legal notice, in particular the privacy statement and the data protection rules.

You may also find it useful to read the data protection rules in the countries participating in BRISPDF(311 Kb)en.

Company forms

This service covers public and private limited liability companies and their branches registered in one of the EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway.

It also covers companies registered as a European Company (Societas Europea or SE).

The legal forms are shown in the original language along with a short description that’s available in all official languages.


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Last update: 23/05/2017