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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 689,616 registered companies as at 30 September 2021
  • 685,509 searches on companies register data last month
  • 15,053 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,844,615 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 460,197 annual returns filed from 1 January to 30 September 2021

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 458 companies from the Companies Register.

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(f)

Notice of intention to remove 1 company from the Companies Register.

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 71 companies to the Companies Register.

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Recent news

The Companies Office is switching off its fax service

The Companies Office will be switching off its fax services on Friday 19 November 2021 at 11:59pm. After this time you will no longer be able to send us documents by fax.

Primary Register: Companies Register Published:

Certification requirements for lenders and mobile traders

From 1 October 2021, lenders providing consumer credit, and mobile traders selling on credit, need to be certified by the Commerce Commission.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

Temporary relief from certain compliance requirements

Temporary relief measures from certain compliance requirements may soon be reinstated.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

Insolvency Practitioners regime now in full effect

From 1 September 2021 all formal insolvency engagements must be undertaken by a licensed insolvency practitioner.

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