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Kuwait 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 Company Credit Check Partners are able to:
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 Kuwait:
Location of company credit check service office(s) in Kuwait
Number of Kuwait Business Credit Reporting staff?
How long have you been operating a Kuwait business credit reporting service?
Over 10 years
What type of business credit reports do you provide in Kuwait:
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 Kuwait?
Instant Online business credit report - No
Flash business credit report - 2 Working Days
Express business credit report – 3 Working Days
Normal business credit report – 5 Working Days
How many company registries are there in Kuwait for businesses (i.e. UK has just 1 central registry)?
P.O Box 900 Safat - ZIPCODE 13009, State of Kuwait
Currency: Kuwaiti dinar
GDP Ranking: 58th
Population: ca 4.4 million
Kuwait’s main industries include petroleum, petrochemicals, cement, shipbuilding and repair, desalination, food processing, construction materials
Main Trading Partners of Kuwait:
Do business credit reports contain negative information?
Yes, the reports include negative information
Do you provide consumer credit reports in Kuwait?
Available Upon Request
Specialist Debt Recovery Service Kuwait No Win No Fee
There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Kuwait 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 Kuwait debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Kuwait 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 Kuwait 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.
Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Kuwait 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 business credit reports in all countries including Kuwait business credit reporting services which differ from Credit Reports UK services. Therefore it is very important that information is obtained directly by our expert international local business credit reporting partners and not from the Credit Report UK services. Our multi lingual local partners are able to provide all business credit reports in English including the bespoke investigated business credit reports.
Kuwait Company Registry Name
Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Company Search / The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Kuwait Company Registry Address
Commercial Area # 9, Al-Shuhadaa St. Kuwait City
Date Company Registry Established in Kuwait
The Kuwait Company Register was established in 1959.
Language(s) of Kuwait Company Registry
The Kuwait Company Register is in Arabic and English.
Number of Company Registries in Kuwait
1 company register in Kuwait
Related Associations in Kuwait
Kuwait Stock Exchange – Listed Companies
Can you search companies online for free in Kuwait?
Yes, you can search for free at Kuwait Company Registry.
What information can I view for free at Kuwait Company Registry
Kuwait Company Name
Kuwait Company Number
Kuwait Company Status (active or not active)
Kuwait Company Type
Kuwait Company Address
Kuwait Company Phone + Fax Number
Kuwait Company Website
Kuwait Company Email
What information is included in a Kuwait Company Profile / Extract?
Kuwait Member (Company) Number
Kuwait Member (Company) Name
Kuwait Registration Date
Kuwait Trade CR Number
Kuwait Authorised Share Capital
Kuwait Permit Expiry
Kuwait Phone / Fax / Email / Website
Kuwait Management (Name, Position and Nationality)
Do you need to register / sign up at the Kuwait Company Registry?
No, there is no option to register at the Kuwait Company Registry.
Number of Registered Companies in Kuwait
Over 70,000 companies / members registered in Kuwait
How to Register / Incorporate a company in Kuwait?
You can register a company in Kuwait through a Kuwait company formation agent.
Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Kuwait
Schedule of Kuwait Registration & Annual Membership Fees
Sl.No. Kind of Permit Registration Fee in K.D. / Annual Membership Fee in K.D.
Kuwait Individual Establishment 25.000 / 35.000
Kuwait Crafts 0.000 / 25.000
Kuwait With Ltd. Liability Cos. 25.000 / 45.000
Kuwait Partnership Joint Liability & Simple Ltd. Partnership 25.000 / 40.000
Kuwait Shareholding companies 50.000 According to special schedule *
Kuwait Branches of with Ltd. Liability/Partnership Joint Liability/Simple Limited Partnership 25.000 / 30.000
Kuwait Branches of Shareholding companies 25.000 / 40.000
Kuwait Commercial Agencies 25.000 / 50.000
Schedule of Annual Membership fees for Shareholding Companies
The Annual membership fees for shareholding companies is calculated on one basis, which is the paid-up capital with the legal & other capital reserves in accordance to the latest budget as per the following schedule :
Sl.No. Company's Capital Annual Membership Fee in K.D.
Upto Quarter Million K.D. 200.000
More than Quarter Million K.D upto Half Million K.D. 300.000
More than Half Million upto One Million K.D. 400.000
More than One Million upto Two Million K.D. 500.000
More than Two Million upto Five Million K.D. 650.000
More than Five Million upto Ten Million K.D. 800.000
More than Ten Million K.D. 1000.000
** Companies under liquidation are exempted by 50% of their due membership fees to KCCI. The said exemption takes effect from the beginning of the year during which liquidation took place unless membership fees were previously paid.
Minimum share capital (private limited) in Kuwait
USD 3,270 is minimum share capital in Kuwait
What is the Corporate tax rate in Kuwait?
15% is corporate tax rate in Kuwait
What is the VAT rate payable on sales to local customers in Kuwait?
There is no local VAT in Kuwait
Types of Companies in Kuwait
Kuwait General partnership
Kuwait Limited partnership
Kuwait Partnership based on shares
Kuwait Limited liability company (LLC)
Kuwait Public joint-stock company
Kuwait Private joint-stock company
Kuwait Holding Company
Kuwait Common company
Kuwait Private company
Kuwait Company Documents Available
Kuwait Company Commercial Extract
Kuwait Certificate of Incorporation (Membership in Chamber)
Kuwait Certificate of Origin
What are the Financial Regulatory Authorities in Kuwait?
Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) (بنك الكويت المركزي in Arabic)
Capital Markets Authority Kuwait (CMA) (هيئة أسواق المال - دولة الكويت in Arabic)
What are the Stock Exchanges in Kuwait?
Boursa Kuwait (BK) in Safat which was founded in 1977
Can you order a Kuwait Apostille Certificate?
No, Kuwait has not agreed to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.
Even though Kuwait has not agreed to this Kuwait company registry search documents will often still require an Apostille certificate but will then also require further legalisation or attestation via their embassy.
Kuwait Company Registry Search
All local Kuwait Company searches can be under taken via our Kuwait Company Registry search. Where there is more than one Kuwait Company Registry an Kuwait company search will be made via a local Kuwait company registry search in the city where the company or business is registered. Many Kuwait company searches can be made on line but in some cases the Kuwait company search needs to search the local Kuwait 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.
Kuwait Company Documents
The Kuwait Company Registry hold all company documents on record and many of these can be downloaded instantly if you have registered with the Kuwait company registry. Alternatively you can order Kuwait company documents, company extracts or any registered document such as the Kuwait Memorandum of Association via Creditreform. Creditreform’ s local registered agent will then undertake an Kuwait company search on your behalf and we will forward the results via email.
Kuwait Certificate of Good Standing
The certificate of Good standing is issued by the local Kuwait 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 Kuwait Certificate of Incorporation or the Kuwait Memorandum of Association..
Kuwait Private Investigation Work
There are many reasons for the need to use our Kuwait private investigator or Kuwait process server. We partner with fully approved local Kuwait private detectors who are experts in their field and provide our clients with a fully confidential service including Kuwait skip tracing and Kuwait document serving where required.
Kuwait Company Formations
There are many reasons why our clients need to use our Kuwait company formation services. Through our fully approved local Kuwait company registration agent the Kuwait company incorporation is made as simple as possible. We will undertake all the necessary Kuwait company searches to ensure the chosen name is available and guide you through the necessary documentation required to incorporate the company required.