Business Verification

United States-Business Search by Sates

State

United States-Financial Regulators

List of Federal Level US Financial Regulators

List of State and Territories Level US Financial Regulators


Canada-Business Search

This database does NOT include corporations created under financial legislation (such as financial institutions, insurance companies or loan and trust companies) or those created under provincial/territorial legislation or corporate legislation from another jurisdiction. You can find corporations created under provincial/territorial legislation by consulting Canada’s Business Registries.

 Information from the official registries of Alberta, British Columbia, Corporations Canada, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. 

Australia-Business Search

Search Business Names Register (asic.gov.au) 


In Australia, financial institutions are regulated by several entities. The main regulatory bodies are the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).

Here's how you can verify registered financial institutions:

Remember to cross-check with more than one source whenever possible, to ensure the institution is fully registered and regulated. It's also worth noting that being registered doesn't guarantee that a financial institution is sound or appropriate for your needs, so it's always a good idea to do additional research and, if necessary, seek advice from a financial advisor.


India-Business Search

Company Master Data & Index of Charges

A facility has been made available to the general public to view master details of any company/LLP registered with Registrar of Companies. This facility may be availed by clicking “View Company Master Data”. A similar facility has also been made available in respect of the 'Register of Charges' for the companies/LLPs by clicking on to the 'View Index of Charges' and for the viewing the details of the signatories of any company/LLP by clicking on ‘View Signatory Details’.

Singapore-Business Search

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the national regulator of business entities and public accountants in Singapore. It is a statutory board under the Ministry of Finance and is responsible for overseeing the registration and regulation of companies, limited liability partnerships, and public accountants in Singapore. 

Israel-Business Search

Israel financial institution searchAnyone can request basic free information on a company, such as, company number, name, type, limited or not, legal status, address, purpose, description, whether the company has annual fee debts, whether the company has been declared in breach or violation of the law.This database includes the list of companies and individuals holding a valid investment advisor, investment marketer and investment portfolio manager license. The database does not include the names of licensees whose license has been suspended or revoked, whether by their own choice or by the ISA.Anyone who is interested in receiving information regarding an individual holding a suspended licenseor information regarding an individual or company whose license has been revoked, may submit a request to the ISA according to the instructions set in the Freedom of Information Law 1998, at the following link.

Demark-Business Search

Ireland-Business Verification

In Ireland, the registration and verification of companies are handled by the Companies Registration Office (CRO). The CRO maintains the public record of companies, business names, and limited partnerships in Ireland. 

CORE (cro.ie) 


In Ireland, the Central Bank of Ireland is the primary entity responsible for the regulation of financial institutions. You can visit the Central Bank of Ireland's website (https://www.centralbank.ie/) and use their "Regulated Entities" search tool. 

Other Business Verification Resources 

OpenCorporate This is a very useful website where you can search companies in the world. While if you know the jurisdiciton where the target business was incororated or regisstered, you can go to the sub-page of Business Verificaiton categroized by countries, where you can search business name directly in the database of company register and order offical proofs such as certificate of incorporation, certification of good standing etc.   The other tools we collected such as custom search, Sanciton Search and adverse news can help you cross verify the identity, status and reputaiton of the targeg business.
LEI LookupLEI, or Legal Entity Identifier, is a unique identifier for persons that are legal entities or structures including companies, charities and trusts. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is a 20-character, alpha-numeric code, to uniquely identify legally distinct entities that engage in financial transactions.
BIC SearchBIC (Business Identifier Code) is an international standard for routing business transactions and identifying business partiesCIK SearchThe Central Index Key (CIK) is used on the SEC's computer systems to identify corporations and individual people who have filed disclosure with the SEC.