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Certificate of non-conviction

Certificate of non-conviction

The certificate of non-conviction is essential when incorporating your company. It is a sworn declaration that must be completed by each managing director appointed according to the articles of association or a separate document.

Please note that this certificate should also be filled out by the representative(s) appointed as managing director(s) of an entity.

You must include:

  • in the case of a natural person or natural persons appointed as managing director(s) of an entity, a copy of said person’s ID


  • in the case of a legal person appointed as managing director, a recent copy (less than 3 months) of its registration with the Trade and Companies Register – or equivalent, for foreign companies – as well as supporting documents for its natural person representatives

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The templates must be used with the appropriate precautions applicable to the use of pre-drafted documents, particularly considering that assumptions and choices were made when drafting these templates.

Although a certain number of brackets, comments and/or footnotes have been included to highlight these assumptions and choices, as well as their impact on the document, they cannot be construed as exhaustive and as covering all further amendments to be made to the document in the event certain clauses were to be modified.

Therefore please pay particular attention to the footnotes and specific comments when using this template.