What we do
Find out about the government agency responsible for administering New Zealand’s statutory registers.
Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19
The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help businesses facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable, with the aim of keeping New Zealanders in jobs.
Use this list to find all the legislation for the registers administered by the Companies Office.
New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)
Find out more about the NZBN available to all businesses in New Zealand.
Corporate regulation in New Zealand
Corporate regulation enables business owners to set up, manage and close their businesses.
Our enforcement approach
The integrity of information in our registers is critical to business confidence in New Zealand.
Our enforcement policy guidelines
These guidelines set out how the Registrar of Companies approaches compliance and enforcement.
Using our data through APIs
Find out if our data services and APIs are right for you or your business, and how to use them.
Searching our registers
Get help to search our registers and find information that is available to read and download.
Find contact details for the Companies Office and the registers it administers.
Sharing your screen with our contact centre
GoToAssist helps us solve your technical problems by letting us see your computer screen.
This privacy notice describes when we may collect personal information and how we can use it.
Copyright material on the Companies Office website is protected by copyright on behalf of the Crown.