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Hong Kong Companies Registry

Hong Kong Company Registry

The Companies Registry is responsible for providing services to incorporate companies and to provide the facilities to search information held by the Registry. The Companies Registry provide services and facilities to incorporate Hong Kong companies.

Their statutory obligations include, the incorporation of companies, the registration of statutory documents filed pursuant to relevant legislation, ensuring compliance within requirements of company law and the striking off of defunct companies.

Hong Kong Companies Registry functions

The Companies Registry is responsible for:

  • Providing services to incorporate local companies with or without limited liability
  • Register non-Hong Kong companies
  • Register documentation required by the various Ordinances administered by the department, principally the Companies Ordinance
  • Services and facilities to inspect and obtain information held by the department on the various statutory registers
  • Hold current data of companies incorporated and registered with the department and image records of registered documents
  • De-registering defunct solvent private companies
  • Ensuring compliance by companies and their officers with their obligations under the relevant ordinances
  • Advise the Government on policy and legislative issues regarding company law and related legislation

Services we provide in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Company Formations – Hong Hong is a popular place to incorporate companies for international business purposes and has reasonable incorporation costs

Hong Kong Ready Made Companies – We have Hong Kong shelf companies that have already been incorporated and that are not involved in any business operations

Hong Kong Company Restorations – Property that a Hong Kong company owns at the date of dissolution is transferred into the ownership of the Hong Kong Government. Restore Your Hong Kong Company Effectively With Our Restoration Service

Hong Kong Company Dissolution – No longer require your Hong Kong company, we can assist with formally closing with the voluntary strike off procedure

Hong Kong Certificate of Good Standing – We can provide a Hong Kong Certificate of Good Standing certifying the continuing registration of a company with the Companies Registry

Hong Kong Company Search Reports – We can provide a Hong Kong company search report which is a summary of the latest information on the company held by the Companies Registry. We can also obtain Registry Certified copies of company documents from the Companies Registry

Hong Kong Companies Ordinance

Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Companies Act) is an official document stating the legal limits within which companies may do their business in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Company Incorporation

We can file applications for new Hong Kong companies, allowing for companies to be incorporated and registered with the Companies Registry.

Hong Kong companies may be registered with either a Chinese or English name and it  is also possible to have a company name in both languages.

Hong Kong Registry Filing Requirements

In addition to the filing of annual returns registered Hong Kong companies are required to file other statutory documents with the Registrar of Companies in accordance with the Companies Ordinance. These filings include notifications of change of address, changes to registered office and changes to directors details.

Hong Kong Government Gazette

The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette is an official channel for announcing official information including company legislation, public notices and appointments for statutory and other reasons.

Hong Kong Registry address:

Companies Registry
High Block
Queensway Government Offices
66 Queensway
Hong Kong