Open Knowledge

Company Register 35% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Unsure
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Query companies published by Companies Control Department)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The Companies Control Department register can be searched for free on its website, using a wide range of queries including company name, trade name, company capital, board member name, etc. It is possible to browse the register by inputting a blank search ("%") although an upper limit of search results is imposed, 500 in some places and 250 in others. Clicking on a company's name will bring up more detailed information.

Reviewer comments

Added information re: browsing the register. Have determined that data is not machine readable.



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • Sadeek Hasna