See below links to the relevant forms for the ongoing administration of a charity/NPO (non profit organisation) under The Charities etc. (Guernsey and Alderney) Ordinance, 2021.
Any guidance provided is not intended to be definitive legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The interpretation of legislation is a matter on which the Guernsey Registry cannot advise and entities/individuals need to form their own independent view on compliance with the legislation. Independent legal advice is advised where there is any uncertainty.
|Charity/NPO registration application form|
This form should be used to apply to register a Charity/NPO. This should be provided along with the organisations constitution, or other governing document.
The constitutional document must include certain matters as prescribed by The Charities etc. (Amendments, Exemptions, Governance and Specified Amount) (Guernsey and Alderney) Regulations, 2022 (see regulation 4 and the schedule). An extract of the schedule from the regulations that lists the matters that must be included in the constitutional documents can be found here: Charity/NPO Constitution Checklist
If you are seeking to register a charity/NPO in Guernsey please ensure that you have referred to the 'Do I need to Register Flowchart' and familarised yourself with the guidance before completing the registration application form.
|Charity and NPO Registration form [224kb]|
|Change of Particulars: Registered Entity Information (COP1)|
This form should be used to notify the Registry of any changes to the Charity/NPO name and contact information
|COP Registered Entity Information Form (COP1) [101kb]|
|Change of Particulars: Primary Purpose (COP2)||This form should be used to notify the Registry of any changes to the Charity/NPO purpose||COP Primary Purpose Form (COP2) [96kb]|
|Change of Particulars: Managing Officer (COP3)||This form should be used to notify the Registry of any managing officer appointments or resignations or changes to the managing officers' details||COP Managing Officer Form (COP3) [110kb]|
|Charity/NPO Registration Removal||This form should be used to request the Registry remove the Charity/NPO from the Register.||Charity NPO registration removal form [90kb]|
|Section 18 Payment Notification||This form should be used to notify the Registry if a charity/NPO is making a donation of £100,000 or above, or a accumulative amounts totalling £100,000 or above.||Section 18 Payment Notification [120kb]|
Please note there is no fee to register, renew or change the particulars of a registered charity or NPO