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n-vestigate metabase is a database of databases. It assembles over 150 links to different public registries, records and datasets across Eastern Europe and EU countries.

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n-vestigate metabase helps you to find & access existing databases. Group entries by country and sector, or apply filters for accessibility (free/paid/partly free) and status (official/unofficial). If you need support with research in other languages, or you know a database that is missing here, please find our HELP button below. Our service is free of charge.

Country Sector Title Paid Status Comment
Armenia Legislation Legislation database Free Official
Armenia Land disposal and ownership Cadastal map of Armenia Free Official
Armenia Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Armenia Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Armenia Intellectual property Intellectual property register Free Official
Armenia Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneurs register Free Official
Armenia Courts Court decisions register Free Official
Armenia Land disposal and ownership E-cadaster of Armenia Free Official
Austria Land disposal and ownership Austriian land register Paid Official To gain access, contact one of the access providers or ‘clearing houses’ (Verrechnungsstellen) listed in the Grundbuch section
Austria Business index and reports Austrian commercial register Paid Official
Azerbaijan Legislation Legislation database Free Official
Azerbaijan Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Azerbaijan Real estate ownership Real estate ownership rights register Free Official Registration only for Azeri citizen
Azerbaijan Intellectual property Intellectual property register Free Official
Azerbaijan Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneurs register Free Official
Belarus Business index and reports Register of legal entities and entrepreneurs Free Official
Belarus Legislation National portal of legislation Free Official
Belarus Land disposal and ownership Public Cadaster map of Belarus Free Official
Belarus Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Belarus Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Belarus Intellectual property Intellectual property register Free Official
Belarus Tax payers register Tax debts register Free Official
Belarus Business index and reports Republican Central Securities Depository Free Official Stock share companies reports
Belgium Business index and reports Belgium company register Free Official
Bulgaria Land disposal and ownership Bulgarian alnd cadaster Partly free Official
Bulgaria Business index and reports Bulgarian company register Free Official
Czech Republic Business index and reports Chech company register Free Official
Czech Republic Land disposal and ownership Chech Cadaster Register Free Official Allows to search houses, land, construction
Croatia Business index and reports Croatian Court Register Free Official
Cyprus Land disposal and ownership Cyrprus Cadaster map Partly free Official
Cyprus Land disposal and ownership Cadaster department of Interior Ministry Partly free Official
Cyprus Business index and reports Cyprus company register Partly free Official
Denmark Land disposal and ownership Danish Land Register Free Official Tracking land and houses
Denmark Business index and reports Denmark Company register Free Official
Estonia Land disposal and ownership e-Land Register Paid Official 1 EURO per search. Land and real estate.
Estonia Business index and reports Estonian commercial register Free Official
Finland Land disposal and ownership Finninsh land register Paid Official
Finland Business index and reports Finnish Trade register Free Official
Finland Real estate ownership Finnish Proprety register Paid Official
France Business index and reports National Institute for Industrial Property Free Official
France Business index and reports Commercial registers of France Free Official
Georgia Real estate ownership Real estate registration agency Free Official
Georgia Land disposal and ownership Real estate registration agency Free Official
Georgia Business index and reports Database of Georgian companies since 2010 Free Inofficial
Georgia Declarations Declarations of public persons database Free Official
Georgia Courts Supreme court of Republic of Georgia Free Official
Georgia Legislation The Legislative Herald of Georgia Free Official
Georgia Legislation Normative acts of the Georgian Government Free Official
Georgia Intellectual property Sakpatenti Free Official PDF format files
Georgia Open data Open Data Portal of Georgia Free Official
Georgia Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Georgia Voters list Voters List Free Official
Georgia Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneurs register Free Official
Germany Business index and reports Federal portal of commercial registers Free Official
Germany Business index and reports German company register Free Official
Germany Land disposal and ownership Federal Land Cadaster Free Official
Greece Land disposal and ownership Greek Land Cadaster Free Official
Greece Business index and reports General Electronic Commercial Registry Free Official
Hungary Land disposal and ownership Land Register of Hungary Paid Official
Hungary Business index and reports Company register of Hungary Partly free Official
Ireland Land disposal and ownership Irish Land Register Free Official
Ireland Business index and reports Ireland Companies register Free Official
Italy Business index and reports Italian company register Free Official
Latvia Land disposal and ownership Latvian State Cadaster Paid Official Allows to search houses, land, construction
Latvia Land disposal and ownership Latvian Land Register Paid Official
Latvia Business index and reports Latvia company register Free Official
Latvia Business index and reports Latvian company register in downloadable open data format Free Official
Lithuania Real estate ownership Lithuanian Land and Property Register Paid Official Registration needed
Lithuania Business index and reports Lithuanian Register of Legal Persons Paid Official Registration needed
Luxemburg Land disposal and ownership Luxemburg Land Cadaster Partly free Official
Luxemburg Business index and reports Business register of Luxemburg Partly free Official
Malta Business index and reports Maltese business register Free Official
Moldova Construction permits Chisinau Municipal Counsil (Construction and reconstruction autorizations) Free Official The searching machine gives a posibility to search by names, adress and date of issue. Incomplete dataset.
Moldova Public procurement Public Procurement Agency Free Official Here you can find all the data available on public procurement. You have to choose TRANSPARENTA section and select the rubric of interest. The most useful section is on the contracts awarded (who won the tender, tender amount, date, number of participants, etc.)
Moldova Agriculture Agency for Payments and Interventions in Agriculture Free Official Grants, subsidies, subsidiaries and recipients lists, data about companies participating in the contest, etc.
Moldova Courts Supreme Court of Republic of Moldova Free Official The same principle as above, but more information available. However, there was some cases when the information on a specifica case wasn't there
Moldova Business index and reports State Fiscal Service Free Official Here we can find information on administrator in case if company's ID is known
Moldova Legislation Law of Republic of Moldova Free Official You can find here all the document issued by official institutions – Parliament, Government, Ministries, Agencies, etc. Usually all the information available is indexed by Google. Payable version includes update alerts services on all the recent documents issued
Moldova Land disposal and ownership CADASTRE Free Official Information on buildings, blocks, lands, etc. like cadastral number, adress, type of estate, area, official price and year of the estimation, ownership history. limited liability companies if those have been involved in business activity
Moldova Land disposal and ownership CADASTRE (Chișinău) Free Official Similar to national Cadastre, but more information, visualisation options and full ownership history available for free.
Moldova Legislation Codes of Republic of Moldova Free Official Useful for law checks when working on stories that involve court cases. Usually all the information available is indexed by Google
Moldova Media Audiovisual Coordinating Council Free Official Information on television and radio in Moldova (including owners, equity statement, the address of the legal entity, etc.)
Moldova Licensing registers Licence Chamber Free Official Here we can find if there are some licences offered to a specific company (usefull in case if company's ID is known)
Moldova Law-enforcing National Integrity Commission (conlussions) Free Official The platform connected to the line above. Usually, here you can find commission's conclusion on the all the documents presented by the officials.
Moldova Business index and reports National Commission for Financial Market Free Official Sometimes you can find here some information on joint-stock companies
Moldova Finance National Bank of Moldova Free Official Information on evolution and changes on bank market. Information about banks' financial activity
Moldova Courts Law courts of Republic of Moldova portal Free Official Portal for all the law courts in Moldova, but Supreme Court. You can find here all the information about law cases. First you have to choose the court needed and then access the item: court apeals, court schedule, court decisions, citations.
Moldova Declarations Portal on Wealth and Ownership Declarations Free Official Declaration on Income and Assets submitted by public officials of different levels.
Moldova Open data Governamental webportal for Open Data Free Official Various data sets from diverse state institutions
Moldova Local authorities decisions Register on Local Documents Free Official Decisions, documents issued bu local authorities, city halls or other subdivisions
Moldova Business index and reports State Registration Chamber (free database) Free Official Extracts from Companies Register: ID numbers, judicial type (Individual Company or Society with Limited Responsibility "S.R.L."), founding year, area of activity, administrator's names and surnames, legal address
Moldova Business index and reports State Registration Chamber (payable database) Paid Official Companies founders, stakeloders, statement capital, profit information, activity status, full company's history (full information and changing records), advance searching options. Access on a contractual basis. The contract could be signed with any person. Then you receive a personal account and supply it with money in order to acces information. Fee per request: $0,5 - $7
Moldova Business index and reports State Registration Chamber (electronic bulletin) Free Official Companies ID numbers, founding year, administrator's names and surnames (în old bulletins you can find patronimoc name as well), legal address, changings in company's name, contact details (just in old bulletins) These bulletins are indexed by Google
Moldova Intellectual property Intellectual property register Free Official
Moldova Local authorities decisions Chisinau Municipal Counsil (decisions) Free Official The decisions published on the City Hall's website There are not all of them, but most of. It is always good to have a try
Moldova Finance Court of Auditors Free Official Decisions and Reports issued by Curtea de Conturi based on audits made at different state institutions
Netherlands Business index and reports Dutch Business Register Partly free Official
Netherlands Land disposal and ownership Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency Paid Official
Netherlands Real estate ownership Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency Paid Official
Poland Land disposal and ownership Polish Land Cadaster Partly free Official
Poland Business index and reports Polish Business Register Free Official
Portugal Land disposal and ownership Portugal Land Register Paid Official
Portugal Business index and reports Portugal Business register Free Official
Portugal Real estate ownership Portugal Real Estate register Paid Official
Romania Business index and reports National Trade register of Romania Free Official
Russia Legislation Legislation database Free Official
Russia Land disposal and ownership Land cadaster data Free Official
Russia Declarations Declarations of public persons database Free Inofficial
Russia Open data Open data portal of Russia Free Official
Russia Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Russia Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneus register Free Official
Russia Business index and reports Federal Bankruptcy register Free Official
Russia Business index and reports Center for disclosure of Corporate data Free Inofficial
Russia Business index and reports Non-profit organisations register Free Inofficial
Russia Business index and reports Stock share market disclosure system Free Inofficial
Russia Courts Court decisions register Free Official
Russia Courts Court decisions register Free Inofficial
Russia Intellectual property Federal Institute of Industrial property Free Official
Slovakia Land disposal and ownership Slovak land cadaster Free Official
Slovakia Business index and reports Slovak commercial register Free Official
Slovenia Land disposal and ownership Slivenian Land Cadaster Free Official
Slovenia Land disposal and ownership Slovenian Land Register Free Official Registration needed
Slovenia Business index and reports Slovenian Busines Register Free Official
Spain Business index and reports Business register of Spain Paid Official
Spain Land disposal and ownership Business register of Spain Paid Official
Sweden Land disposal and ownership Swedish Land register Free Official
Sweden Business index and reports Swedish Company Ragistration Office Partly free Official
Ukraine Legislation Legislation database Free Official
Ukraine Business index and reports Stock exchange reports Free Official
Ukraine Land disposal and ownership Land cadaster data Free Official Copy the link and paste into browser.
Ukraine Land disposal and ownership Land cadaster data Free Inofficial
Ukraine Declarations Declarations of public persons database Free Inofficial Declarations since 2011 of a lot of politicians and public servants
Ukraine Open data State portal of open data Free Official
Ukraine Declarations National Agency of Prevention Corrution Free Official E-declarations of more than 100,000 public officials since Sept 2016
Ukraine Business index and reports Joint-stock companies registers and reports Free Official A lot of financial reports provided year by year
Ukraine Public procurement Public procurement register Free Official
Ukraine Voters list Ukraine voters register Free Official
Ukraine Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneurs register Free Official Search by company name or register ID number
Ukraine Business index and reports NGOs register Free Official
Ukraine Business index and reports Companies and private entrepreneurs register Paid Official Search by the names on company, director, founder, address etc.
Ukraine Tax payers register Tax debts register Free Official
Ukraine Real estate ownership Real estate ownership rights register Paid Official
Ukraine Courts Court decisions register Free Official
Ukraine Tax payers register Tax payers registers Free Official
Ukraine Finance Banks ownership Free Official
Ukraine Finance Banks ownership Free Inofficial
Ukraine Intellectual property Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property Free Official partly available in English
United Kingdom Land disposal and ownership Земельный реестр Англии и Уэльса Paid Official
United Kingdom Land disposal and ownership Реестр недвижимости и земли Северной Ирландии Free Official
United Kingdom Real estate ownership Имущественный реестр Шотландии Paid Official
United Kingdom Business index and reports Companies House for the UK including England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland Free Official

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