1. Benin Prices & Delivery Times 

Normal delivery: 7-10 working days = GBP 125 
Express delivery: 5-7 working days = GBP 175 
Flash delivery: 3-4 working days = GBP 225 
All credit reports are delivered by email. 

2. Benin Sample Report 

The sample report shows the layout, data included and our credit assessment.  

3. What’s included in the report? 

Ownership & Management 
Financial Details (where available) 
Default Information 
Credit Scoring & Rating 
All credit reports are delivered in English 
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Do you need copies of original Registry Documents? 
To request a copy of the original registry documents please contact us and we will advise availibility. 
Please note that official registry documentation is usually in the language of the registration jurisdiction. 
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Benin Business Credit Report Services 

Creditreform operates a global specialist International Business credit report service. We have local offices and fully approved international risk analysis experts in every country worldwide. This enables us to provide expert up-to-date business credit report information on businesses anywhere in the world. 
Main reasons why our business credit reports are so important they enable clients to trade with confidence. 
The local International Business Credit Report Partners are able to:sp 
Assess local businesses trading activities. 
Update information immediately if there are any changes. 
Give accurate feedback based on the local economies. 
Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones. 
Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Benin: 

Location of company credit check service office(s) in Benin 

Cotonou, Benin 

Number of Benin Company Check staff? 

5-10 staff 

How long have you been operating a Benin company search service? 

Over 5 years 

What type of business credit reports do you provide in Benin: 

Corporate business credit reports online and offline – Only offline reports 
Non limited business credit reports online and offline – Offline reports only 
Bespoke investigated business credit reports - Yes 

What are the business credit report delivery times in Benin? 

Instant Online business credit report - No 
Flash business credit report - 4  Working Days 
Express business credit report – 5-7 Working Days 
Normal business credit report – 7-10 Working Days 

How many company registries are there in Benin for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)? 

Based in Cotonou 

Benin Economy: 

Currency: West African CFA franc 
GDP Ranking: 124th 
Population: ca 11.5 million 
Benin’s main industries include Agriculture, Beverages, Cement, Cotton, Ginning, Palm Kernels, Palm Oil, Oil Processing, Textiles. About 70 percent of the working population depends on agriculture. Their main exports are Cashew Nuts, Cocoa, Cotton, Palm Oil, Palm Kernels, Sea Products. 

Main Trading Partners of Benin: 

Export partners: Bangladesh 18.1%,  India 10.7%, Ukraine 9%, Niger 8.1%, China 7.7%, Nigeria 7.2% 
Import Partners: Thailand 18.1%, India 15.9%, France 8.5%, China 7.5%, Togo 5.9%, 

Do business credit reports contain negative information? 

Yes, the reports include negative information 

Do you provide consumer credit reports in Benin? 

Available Upon Request 

Specialist Debt Recovery Service Benin No Win No Fee 

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Benin debt collection services which differ from the UK debt collection agency services and therefore it is very important that cases are handled directly by our expert Benin debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Benin debt collection sets Creditreform aside from the competition who in many cases will operate an international debt collection service from a UK debt collector only. Using the local Benin debt collection agency enables us to achieve a far greater success rate and our No Win No Fee service together with competitive commission rates against monies recovered only ensures you get the best service. 

Benin Tracing No Find No Fee Tracing Service 

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Benin tracing agent services to locate any absconded debtor. This tracing service is provided on a No Find No Fee basis only charging for a successful trace. 
Specialist Business Credit Report Experts 
There are many unique requirements to providing international company search reports in all countries including Benin company search services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local company check partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local company search partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports. 

Benin Company Registry Name 

Agence de Promotion des Investissements et des Exportation 
Ministry of Industry, Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises – Business Registry (GUFE) 

Benin Company Registry Address 

Immeuble APIEX/ANAEP, Lot 368 Face Hall des Arts, 01 BP 5160 Cotonou BENIN 

Date Benin Company Registry Established 


Language(s) of Benin Company Registry 

French Only 

Number of Company Registries in Benin 

1 company register in Benin 

Can you search companies online for free in Benin? 


What information can I view for free at Benin Company Registry: 

Benin Company Name 
Benin Promoter 
Benin Legal form 
Benin Address 

Do you need to register / sign up at the Benin Company Registry? 


Number of Registered Companies in Benin 

Not Publicly Available in Benin 

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Benin? 

You can register a company in Benin through a Benin company formation agent. 

Minimum share capital (private limited) in Benin 

USD 50 is minimum share capital in Benin 

What is the Corporate tax rate in Benin? 

30% is corporate tax rate in Benin 

What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in Benin? 

18% is VAT rate in Benin. 

Types of Companies in Benin: 

Benin SARL Pluripersonnelle 
Benin SARL Unipersonnelle 

Benin Company Documents Available: 

Benin Company Commercial extract 

What are the Stock Exchanges in Benin? 

Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) 

Can you order a Benin Apostille Certificate? 

No, Benin has not agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents. 
Even though Benin has not agreed to this Benin company registry search documents will often still require an Apostille certificate but will then also require further legalisation or attestation via their embassy. 

Benin Company Registry Search 

All local Benin Company searches can be under taken via our Benin Company Registry search. Where there is more than one Benin Company Registry an Benin company search will be made via a local Benin company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many Benin company searches can be made on line but in some cases the Benin company search needs to search the local Benin company register in person, post or by email. Creditreform and it’s local company search partners undertake these services on behalf of our international clients. 

Benin Company Documents 

The Benin Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the Benin company registry. Alternatively you can order Benin company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the Benin Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an Benin company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email. 

Benin Certificate of Good Standing 

The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local Benin company registry and in many cases can be downloaded by a registered company agent. Besides the Certificate of Good Standing other specific documents can be purchased such as the Benin Certificate of Incorporation or the Benin Memorandum of Association.. 

Benin Private Investigation Work 

There are many reasons for the need to use our Benin private investigator or Benin process server. We partner with fully approved local Benin private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including Benin skip tracing and Benin document serving where required. 

Benin Company Formations 

There are many reasons why our clients need to use our Benin company formation services. Through our fully approved local Benin company registration agent the Benin company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary Benin company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required. 
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