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The main functions of the Guernsey Registry are to examine and store information on various registers as required under Guernsey legislation. The Registry is required to make some of this information available for public inspection.

Guidance/Forms

Guidance notes for all Registry products and services are available in this section. They have been arranged by subject matter. Guidance notes are also available for download on the relevant pages throughout the site.

Notices

This section includes notices from the Registrar in accordance with the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008, organised by year and month. Any person who is directly affected by a decision of the Registrar may apply to the Royal Court under Section 511 of the law for an order that the decision be set aside or modified.

Annual Validation - companies

All Guernsey companies must file an Annual Validation with the Registry between 1 January and the last day of February each year (except companies incorporated in December the previous year).

Welcome to the Guernsey Registry website.

This site provides information on the various registers maintained by the Registry as required under Guernsey legislation.

In addition, this site publishes notices in accordance with the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 and provides guidance notes on the administration of limited companies and limited partnerships, foundations, limited liability partnerships, Guernsey Finance funding submissions, recognised auditor registrations and using the online services portal.


Beneficial Ownership Register Update

The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Guernsey) Law, 2017 came into force on 15 August 2017.

All Guernsey companies, limited liability partnerships and foundations registered from 15 August must provide their beneficial ownership information at the time of incorporation. Guidance notes regarding the process and the definition of beneficial owner are available here.

The timeline for populating the beneficial ownership register for all companies formed prior to 15 August 2017 remains 28 February 2018. Resident agents are now able to to make beneficial ownership submissions on the Online Services Portal.


Corporate Service Provider directory

The Registry has launched a directory of Guernsey Corporate Service Providers which is available here.

If you would like to list your firm in the directory free of charge please see here for further information.


Fraud Warning to Bailiwick Charities

The Guernsey Border Agency has issued a fraud warning to Bailiwick Charities. Further information can be found here.

 

Alan Bougourd, Registrar, 22 August 2017


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