Insights and articles

Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 679,617 registered companies as at 31 March 2021
  • 757,171 searches on companies register data last month
  • 15,949 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,850,501 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 120,749 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 March 2021

Recent notices

Notice of direction for the disposition of surplus assets

Notice of direction for the disposition of the surplus assets of a dissolved incorporated society

Primary Register: Incorporated Societies Published:

Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 2 companies

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 30 companies from the Companies Register

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Recent news

Welcome to the new Financial Services Providers Register

We’ve updated the FSPR to support the new regulatory regime for financial advice. You’ll notice some changes to the register and the way things are done.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

New GM takes charge of registers

Sanjai Raj has been appointed General Manager of the newly formed Market Integrity branch of MBIE, taking over as Registrar of our business registers from Ross van der Schyff.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

New COVID-19 exemptions for companies and administrators

New exemptions granted by the Registrar of Companies will further ease compliance obligations on companies, overseas companies, and their administrators, where they have been affected by COVID-19.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Government extends Business Debt Hibernation scheme

The Government is extending the Business Debt Hibernation (BDH) scheme by 10 months to 31 October 2021.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published: