October 26, 2010, 2:27 pm
The Registro Mercantil Central of Spain is an official institution which allows access to company public information stored and managed by the Mercantile Provinciales, offices of the institution throughout the country. It also has manages company and legal entity registration, storing obtained information into the institution's database. The purpose of the Registro Mercantil Central of Spain is to create a good communication environment by offering reliable information and also to ensure that every company is incorporate and functions according to law.
The Registro Mercantil Central of Spain can be accessed online, on its website, or with a personal visit at any of its offices throughout the country. It is divided into departments, each handling different types of registration, from properties to companies. The institution finances itself through the financial revenue gained through the services offered and therefore does not rely on public funds. As a result anyone who whishes to search through its database, in order to obtain information, or extracts of companies, may do so. However a user agreement facilitates users search, and functions with a monthly pay.
Searching through the database of the Registro Mercantil Central of Spain may be done online, using a user account on the Web site of the institution, or with personal inquiry at one of the offices throughout the state of Spain. Searching can be conducted by filling company names, member's names, address, date of incorporation or other information, using them as filters.
Companies that plan to engage in business transactions must register with the Registro Mercantil Central of Spain. In order to do so certain documentation on the company is requested. The applicants must provide articles of association, company charters, names of shareholders or members, information on the shareholders, social capital and other, along with an application. If the decision is favorable the Register issues a registration certificate and the company becomes operational. In some cases additional information may be requested.
The Registro Mercantil Central of Spain must also be notified in case of major changes in a company registered and included in its database. Information that is considered important includes registered office, replacement of managers or directors, change of company name, activities or organizational form. However the process is straightforward and requires only a day, or even less to be completed.
In Spain the role of the institution charged with company registration is to ensure a good communication between institutions and public, to develop projects for a better organization in the public's interest, offering reliable information.
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