Insights and articles

Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 670,503 registered companies as at 31 January 2021
  • 497,964 searches on companies register data last month
  • 14,808 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 103 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,848,173 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 3,816 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 January 2021

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(c)

Notice of intention to remove 8 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 315 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 32 companies to the Companies Register

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Recent news

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.

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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.

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Government extends Business Debt Hibernation scheme

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

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COVID-19-related business relief measures: extensions and expiry dates

An update on the dates when the temporary COVID-19-related business relief measures expire.

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