Welcome to Companies Office data services

The Companies Office manages a wealth of data about New Zealand businesses and organisations. This information is available to individuals, businesses and government in a number of ways.

Types of data we hold

We’ve organised our data into six categories – administrative data, assets, authorities, business entity data, events and roles.

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Ways to get our data

There are five ways to access Companies Office data — by request, bulk data download, API, NZAUConnect or directly from our register applications.

Ways to get our data

Our data at a glance

  • 694,539 registered companies as at 30 November 2021
  • 682,255 searches on companies register data last month
  • 14,884 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 12 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,841,620 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 568,165 annual returns filed from 1 January to 30 November 2021