Company Register 35% open

Lesotho


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category do not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet, etc. Open data from company registers may be used for many ends: e.g. enabling customers and businesses to see with whom they deal, or to see where a company has registered offices. This definition draws on the work of OpenCorporates.

  • Name of company
  • Company address
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Register available for entire country

How open is the data?

The "Search" feature on the One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre website proposed by the submitter appears to not be working: http://www.obfc.org.ls/companyInfo/default.php However, data are available for free online on the Companies Register - Ministry of Trade, Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing website. Using the Company Search option you can find details of both internal and external companies. Details include Business name and number, shareholdings, directors, addresses, date of incorporation and business activity. You can export the data for each entity as .PDF or .XLS files but there is not a dataset that can be downloaded at once. Moreover, data are available through a search mask so you need to know the name or number of an entity in order to find it. Update frequency and type of license are unknown: www.companies.org.ls/ More detailed information about companies registered in Lesotho is available from the Registrar on request and payment of a search fee.

Data location   http://www.obfc.org.ls/companyInfo/default.php - One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre website
   www.companies.org.ls/ - Companies Register - Ministry of Trade, Industry, Cooperatives and Marketing website
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Evangelia Kampouri
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Mon Jan 16 2017 21:38:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Evangelia Kampouri

Submitters

  • Tricia Govindasamy
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