Department for Economic Expansion - A better welcome for investors

The Business Development Agency is responsible for:

  • Review and administrative tracking of applications to start or make changes to a business
  • Maintenance of the Trade and Industry Registry, the Special Register of Non-trading Companies, the Register of Beneficial Owners, the Register of Trusts and the Special Registers of Industrial Property Rights
  • Monitoring of legal cases relevant to its remit as well as proposals to update current legislation and regulations and, where necessary, drafting of new texts
  • Control and compliance of business activities
  • Preparation, introduction and monitoring of business financing and support mechanisms
  • Issue of industrial property rights
  • Issue of qualified electronic signature and stamp certificates as a supplier of trusted services under current Monegasque regulations in this area
  • Collection of fees relating to its activities
  • Business intelligence


Business Development Agency