Liberia Company Documents
We specialises in incorporating International Business Companies in Liberia and are familiar with the documents available from the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry, who is the governing body dealing with company incorporations and company records.
Liberia Document Fees
- Company Search Report – by email £220
- Certificate of Good Standing – £220
- Apostilled Certificate of Good Standing – £250
- Expedite fee: £60
The search report will be ordered from the Liberia International Ship & Corporate Registry. The search report is delivered by email in 5 – 6 days.
Liberia Company Registry – Liberia International Ship & Corporate Registry – LISCR
The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry administers the Liberian Corporate Registry.
The Registry also provides the registered agent service for all Liberian non-resident corporate entities.
The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry is responsible for the incorporation of companies in the Republic of Liberia alongside holding information on existing companies.
We can provide certified copies of documents filed with the LISCR – company documents available can include:
- Articles of Incorporation
- Certificate of Good Standing
- Voluntary Filings (Certificates of Shareholding, Power of Attorney, Company Minutes)
- Articles of Dissolution
- Proclamation of Annulment
In Liberia company information regarding beneficial ownership, share capital or shareholders does not need to be disclosed to the authorities, however, voluntary filings are permitted. Liberian Corporations must maintain books of account, minutes and records of shareholders in accordance with Section 8.1 of the Associations Law. The officer who is responsible for keeping the official records of the corporation is the Company Secretary.
Liberia Company Search Report
We can conduct a company search at the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry on any Liberia registered company.
A Liberia Company Search contains the same information as the Certificate of Good Standing which confirms the existence and current status of Liberian non-resident company and will confirm:
- The name of the company
- The date of registration/incorporation
- The company registration number
- The name and address of the Registered Agent
- That Liberian entity remains in Good Standing
Information regarding beneficial ownership, share capital or shareholders does not need to be disclosed to the Liberian authorities so it is not included in a Liberia company search report.
Establishing the existence of a Liberian company and obtaining copies of company documents held at the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry may be required for:
- Due Diligence – confirmation of a Liberian company’s existence
- Legal requirements – certified company documents
Certificate of Good Standing
We can supply a Certificate of Good Standing from the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry certifying the Liberian Company’s existence and current status of Liberian non-resident corporate entities.
A Certificate of Good standing will confirm:
- The name of the Liberian corporation
- The company registration number
- The date of incorporation/ registration
- The company remains a corporation duly registered and has paid all taxes and fees due and payable
- The company has not submitted Articles of Merger, Consolidation, Conversion, Re-domiciliation or Dissolution
- The company is not subject to proceedings for judicial dissolution under the Liberia Business Corporation Act
- The company is not the subject of a Proclamation of Revocation
- The name and address of the Registered Agent in Liberia
The certificate is provided from the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry with an official stamp, seal and with the signature of an authorised officer.
Liberia Certificate of Incorporation
We can provide a registry certified copy of the Certificate of Incorporation for a Liberian company.
The certificate confirms the date the Liberian company was incorporated and commenced legal existence as a Liberia non-resident corporation upon filing the Articles of Incorporation endorsed in accordance with Section 4.7 of the Business Corporations Act.
Articles of Incorporation
The Articles of Incorporation are a statutory document filed at the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry when an Corporation is incorporated in Liberia.
We can provide a certified copy of the Articles of Incorporation in accordance with Section 1.5 of the Business Corporation Act, stating they are a true and complete copy of the Articles of Incorporation filed when the Liberian company was incorporated.
Annual Filing Requirements in Liberia
Liberian companies are not required to file information regarding share capital, shareholders, directors or annual accounts. They may however voluntarily choose to file this company information with the Companies Registry.
Liberian non-resident corporations are not required to make any mandatory filings of Board Minutes, Share Registers, Registers of Officers and Directors, or financial information
A Liberia company has to pay an Annual Government licence fee commencing the year after its incorporation.
There is no statutory requirement to file the names of Managers or Shareholders of a Liberian Limited Liability Company with the public Registry.
However, a Limited Liability Company may voluntarily file this information by filing a Certificate with the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry. All documents must be filed in the English language (or accompanied by a certified translation) and be properly executed by a Liberian consul or Special Agent of the Bureau of Maritime Affairs.
Filing of Annual Accounts
Annual accounts must be drawn up and must give a true and fair view of your Liberian Companies assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss. These records may be held anywhere in the world.
These financial records should be maintained to reflect your Liberian companies financial status and satisfy the obligation to shareholders. Shareholder posses the right to inspect the company’s financial records at any time. There is no requirement, to file accounts for your Liberian Limited Liability Company with the LISCR – Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry.
Limited Liability companies in Liberia are not required to submit an annual return to the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry.
Liberia Corporate Entities
Liberia offers the following non-resident corporate entities:
- Limited Liability Companies
- General & Limited Partnerships
- Private Foundations
- Foreign Maritime Entities
- Registered Business Companies
- Registration of Foreign Trusts
To request Company Registry copies of Company Documents from us please, enter the target company name, select the documents required and then you will receive a quotation by email. There is no payment required at this point.
Liberia Company Documents
We can provide copies of official company documents and conduct searches for companies registered in Liberia.
Please complete our enquiry form, so we can assist with your company documents requirements.