1. Costs – No Contractual or Advanced Fees

  • There are NO membership or subscription fees to access our online databases
  • You ONLY pay a pre-agreed price for reports purchased
  • There are over 6.6 million Italian business credit reports available via our online databases

2. Instant Italy Reports

  • All reports are INSTANTLY available via our online databases
  • Alternatively, we can provide freshly investigated business reports which are emailed via delivery options below:
  1. Flash delivery : 1-2 working days
  2. Express delivery : 3-4 working days
  3. Normal delivery : 5-6 working days


3. What’s included in the report?

  • Ownership & Management
  • Financial Details
  • Default Information
  • Credit Scoring & Rating
  • Automatically delivered in English with reports also available in Italian & German

4. Where is data sourced?

All information and data is sourced by our local experienced dedicated team which is updated on our databases constantly on a daily basis. We cover all 20 provinces in Italy. Creditreform has a physical office in Modena.

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Italy Company 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:

  1. Assess local businesses trading activities.
  2. Update information immediately if there are any changes.
  3. Give accurate feedback based on the local economies.
  1. Communicate effectively with businesses as they share the same time zones


Herewith details of our business credit reporting service in Italy

Location of company credit reporting office(s) in Italy

Via Giardini 466  – 41124 Modena

Number of company credit check staff


How long been operating a Italy business credit reporting service

since 1984

How many registered companies are there in Italy?

at first quarter 2020: 6.055.913 companies

How many company registries in Italy for businesses? (i.e. UK just has 1 central registry)

Only one held by the Chamber of Commerce: Registro Imprese

What are the most common type of companies in Italy? (i.e. in UK we have Private Limited / Public Limited / Sole Proprietors / Partnerships)

Società per azioni(S.P.A.) (=inc limited liability bigger than srl and could also be at the stock exchange with special actions….), Società a responsabilità limitata(S.R.L.) = limited liability ltd, Società cooperative with or without limited liability cooperative, Società in nome collettivo(S.n.c. partnership), Società in accomandita semplice(S.a.s.) partnership with limited liability for some shareholders not involved in the direction of the co, imprese individuali sole proprietors

 What type of business credit reports do you provide, i.e. Database / Investigated

Real Time online and Investigated off-line

Delivery Times for Investigated company credit reports in Italy

Normal: up to 5 days

Express: up to 3 days

Flash: 1 day

What additional information can be obtained in an investigated business credit report compared to a database company credit report?

Economic data not official(when it’s possible), web research, real estate research, unofficial research and phone calls

What information is compulsory to be filed in Italy (i.e. Financials / Shareholders / Share Capital / Directors / Management)

company data;



share capital;


pending procedures;


balance sheet data when published

Do company credit checks contain negative information? (for example, bankruptcies, court judgments, insolvency details, negative payment history, etc)

Yes, for example: protests, pending procedures(bankruptcies, liquidation, arrangement with creditors, debt collection, Prejudicial of the Central Registry)

not court judgement: only a limited type

Are financials required to be filed in Italy?

Yes for capital limited liability Companies, not for partnerships and proprietors …

If yes, how often are financials required to be filed by Italy?

Usually once in a year, for co at the stock exchange even 2 times a year, every six months

What are the penalties if a company fails to file their financials on time?

only fine from Euro 137,33 to 1.366 Euro

Do you provide a monitoring service in Italy?


If yes, what information can be monitored for each company?

We can be monitor all negativity and the most important company’s changes registered in Companies Register

Do you provide Consumer / Private Person reports?

Yes but content can be different, eg: personal data, appointments and shares in Companies registered in Chamber of Commerce, verification of protests, debt collection and Prejudicial of the Central Registry

Debt Recovery Service Italy No Win No Fee

There are many unique requirements to international debt collection services in all countries including Italy 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 Italy debt collection agency and not from debt collectors UK. This method of Italy 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 Italy 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.

Italy No Find No Fee Tracing Service

Creditreform’s debt collection company service also uses expert international tracing agents including Italy 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 Company Credit Check Experts

There are many unique requirements to providing international business credit reports in all countries including Italy 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.



Italy Company Registry Search

Italy Company Registry Name:

Business Register of the Italian Chambers of Commerce

Italy Company Registry Address:

Via GB Morgagni, 13 – 00161 Rome, Italy

Date Company Registry Established in Italy:


Website of Italy Company Register:


Language(s) of Italy Company Registry:

Italian Only

Number of Company Registries in Italy:

1 company register in Italy

Related Associations in Italy:

  • Infoimprese (in Italian)
  • Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa – Listed Companies


Can you search companies online for free in Italy?

YES (limited data)

What information can I view for free at Italy Company Registry:

  • Italy Company Name – Nome impresa
  • Italy Company Address: Indirizzo Impresa
  • Italy Company Email – PEC
  • Italy Legal Form – Forma giuridica (generico)
  • Italy Activities – Attività


Do you need to register / sign up at the Italy Company Registry?


Number of Registered Companies in Italy:

circa 6,090,687 companies in Italy

How to Register / Incorporate a company in Italy?

Average incorporation fee (private limited) in Italy:


Types of Companies in Italy:

Forme individuali (Individuals):

  • Artigiano (Artisan)
  • Lavoratore autonomo (Independent worker)
  • Libero professionista (Professional)
  • Imprenditore ≈ sole trader (UK), sole proprietorship (US)

Società di persone (Partnerships):

  • S.s. (Società semplice): ≈ general partnership (non commercial)
  • S.n.c. (Società in nome collettivo): ≈ general partnership (commercial)
  • S.a.s. (Società in accomandita semplice): ≈ limited partnership

Società di capitali (Companies):

  • S.p.a. (Società per azioni):[54] ≈ plc (UK), corporation (US)
  • S.a.p.a. (Società in accomandita per azioni): ≈ publicly traded partnership
  • S.c.p.a. (Società consortile per azioni)
  • S.c.a.r.l. (Società consortile a responsabilità limitata)
  • S.r.l. (Società a responsabilità limitata): ≈ Ltd. (UK), LLC (US)

Cooperative (Cooperatives):

  • S.c.r.l. (Società cooperativa a responsabilità limitata) cooperative limited (liability) company

Italy Company Documents Available:

  • Italy Documents (Italian or English) – VISURA ORDINARIA
  • Italy Historical Documents – VISURA STORICA
  • Italy All Extracts – FASCICOLO
  • Italy All Historical Extracts – FASCICOLO STORICO
  • Italy Financials – ULTIMO BILANCIO


“We are pleased with the friendly and efficient service of Adrian Harding and staff at Creditreform in collecting outstanding overdue debts on our behalf. Some accounts, especially those located overseas have been difficult customers but we are pleased with the high rate of success. We also appreciate that they keep us informed and constantly updated on the progress of the collection”
Bryan de Beer, Phoenix Fragrances
“Within 48hrs of Creditreform being involved a resolution was agreed and within the week paid in full. The professionalism of the Creditreform team was second to none and I would and indeed do recommend them to colleagues in a similar difficult position This situation was the first time we have had to employ a company for debt recovery and it was good to feel that you have someone else ‘on your side’.”
Dean Lake, Lake Contracts
“We have been using Credit Reform for a number of years now and we have always been dealt with in a professional and friendly way. Over time, Creditreform have managed to achieve good results for us. Would definitely recommend.”
Anna Zhakrova, Catering Hygiene Specialists Ltd
“I have worked with Creditreform for many years and always received a first class service. Keep up the good work”
Russell Hardwick, MSC Industrial