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Ministry of Justice
National Trade Register Office

May 27, 2024


Documents required for registration in the trade register of the amendment regarding changing the registered office or the office of the branches of the professionals, in the same county

Information note on the processing of personal data


  1. Application for registration (original) - application form - details;
  2. Statement form on own responsibility on the fulfilment of the conditions of functioning/carrying out the activity for the registered office and/or the secondary offices or, as appropriate, to third parties - application-form - details; 
  3. General Assembly decision of the partners/shareholders/members or sole shareholder/board of directors/Directorate decision or, as appropriate, the addendum to the Articles of Association (original) - details; Indicative model of sole shareholder decision/General Assembly decision;
  4. Document attesting to the right of use of the space designated as registered office - details;
  5. Updated Articles of Association (original) - details;
  6. If applicable: 
    • endorsement of the owners’ association regarding the change of destination of collective residential buildings, pursuant to Law no.196/2018 (application-form to be filled out, original) - details;
    • evidence of authorisations/endorsements issued by the competent authorities as a preliminary condition to the incorporation in the trade register when the release of such authorisations/endorsements is provided for by the law, the evidences regarding the fulfilment of the conditions provided for by special laws, according to the field of activity (original or certified copy) – details;
    • evidence regarding the empowerment of the person appointed to fulfil the legal formalities (original) - details;
  7. Evidences of payment of legal charge - details:



  • In the event of a change in the data regarding the registered office, as a result of the change, through administrative means, of the name of the locality or the street or the renumbering of the buildings, the registered legal persons will request, based on the justifying documents, the registration of the changes made and the issuance of a new certificate of registration.
  • For the changing the office of the branch, if the branch was not nominated in the Articles of Association, being regulated by it only the procedure of moving their office, there shall not be drawn up an updated Articles of Association, the amendment being made based on the decision of the general assembly of partners/shareholders or the decision of the sole shareholder/board of directors/directorate.
  • For changing the registered office of the branch, in case the branch was not mentioned in the Articles of association, being regulated by this only the procedure regarding the transfer of the office, there shall not be drawn up an updated Articles of Association. The amendment shall be operated based on the General Assembly decision of partners/shareholders/sole shareholder/ board of directors/ Directorate.
  • The application for registration in the trade register is settled by the registrar, based on documents, within one working day from the registration of the application, who may order the administration of other supporting documents than those listed (Procedure before the registrar).
  • The conclusion of the registrar regarding the settlement of the application for registration in the trade register is published in the Electronic Bulletin of the Trade Register (BERC) and it may be viewed, free of charge, by accessing the online service portal of NTRO.
  • The applicant may file a complaint against the registrar's conclusion – details.
  • Through the assistance departments within the trade register offices attached to the law courts, assistance services are provided upon request- details;
  • The manuscript page of the documents submitted for publication in the Official Gazette of Romania represents 2000 signs, including the spaces. The documents submitted for publication in the Official Gazette of Romania shall have a legible content, 1.5 line spacing and font Times New Roman 12, without any deletions or additions that are not typed, which make incomprehensible their text - details.
  • The forms for the applications and the statement – forms may be accessed on the webpage of the institution at, section “Informații de interes public” (Public information), item “Formulare tip” (Application-forms), on the online services page, at, item “Formulare offline RC/RBR” (Offline application-forms for the trade register/register of beneficial owners) and they shall be distributed free of charge to each trade register office attached to the law court.
  • The application for registration (signed holographically or with qualified electronic signature) together with the documents required for the registration shall be submitted to the desk-office or it may be sent by services of mail or courier or by electronic means to the trade register office in whose area their registered office is situated by the persons mentioned by art. 79 - 81 of the Law no. 265/2022, personally or by mandator. 
  • When transmitting by electronic means, the documents required for registration are submitted, according to the law, in electronic format, signed with a qualified electronic signature or, as the case may be, in a copy certified by the part with a qualified electronic signature (art. 84 of Law no. 265/2022).
  • The application for registration, as well as the documents in its support, are submitted to any of the trade register offices (art. 85 of Law no. 265/2022).
  • The applicants of the registration and, as the case may be, their legal representatives/mandators are responsible, pursuant to the law, for the legality, authenticity, accuracy of the data contained in the applications for registration and in the supporting documents submitted by them (art. 86 of Law no. 265/2022).
  • The application for registration in the trade register is submitted, unless the law provides otherwise, within 15 days from the date of conclusion of the articles of association or of the amending document, in the case of legal persons.
  • The application for registration needs to be accompanied by all the data and documents proving the fulfilment of the conditions for registration and, where appropriate, by the evidence of payment of the charge according to the request, specified by the calculation note drawn up by the trade register office attached to the law court.
  • The lack of a mandatory element of the application for registration or one of the mandatory documents in support of them attracts the rejection of the application for registration (Art. 77 of Law no. 265/2022).
  • The application sent in electronic form, through the online services portal or by e-mail, shall be signed with qualified electronic signature - details.
  • In case the documents are sent by mail, the identity document of the requester shall be attached, in a photocopy holograph certified by the bearer regarding the compliance with the original.
  • The documents whose registration, mentioning or publication is requested to the trade register office attached to the law court shall be edited by the applicant in Romanian, shall be legible, without any deletions or completions, under the sanction of their rejection - details.
  • Releasing documents – details.



This leaflet is intended to serve as a general guide to professionals regarding their obligations and the legal formalities that need to be fulfilled in order to register in the trade register.

AMENDMENTS - Legal Persons
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