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.
Industry Update - August 2015
The Registrar has issued an annual update detailing, amongst other things, changes to Registry systems and processes as a result of The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015 which will come into force on 3 September 2015. The document can be downloaded here.
System Downtime 2/3 September 2015
In order to implement the necessary system changes introduced by the Amendment Ordinance, NO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER 4 PM ON 2 SEPTEMBER 2015. All other functionality on the online-services portal will be available i.e. company search, account statements etc.
Once the necessary regulations have been signed on 3 September submissions will be available again. It is planned that an email will be sent out to registered presenters as soon as the new/amended submissions are available.
The Companies (Transitional Provisions) Regulations
At its meeting on 7 May 2015, the Commerce and Employment Department Board agreed to extend certain transitional provisions under the Companies (Transitional Provisions) Regulations, 2008 (relating to the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008) until 31 December 2016. Full details can be found here.
Information for newly incorporated companies
A guidance note has been put together to help directors become familiar with certain requirements of the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008. The guidance note can be found here.
Alan Bougourd, Registrar, 27 August 2015
- Subsidy Scheme PRS for Music and PPL licenses for Charities and NPOs
- Amendments to the Companies (Audit Exemption) Regulations
- Industry Update -December 2014
- Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
- The Companies (Registrar) (Fees) Regulations, 2014
- Limited Liability Partnership register opens for business
Recent Site Updates
Amendments to the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008
The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015
- Audit Waiver Resolutions
- Director Disqualifications
- Foundation registration
Guidance on Registry processes and procedures
- Industry Update - December 2014
Most recent Registrar notices
- LocateGuernsey Website
- Startup Guernsey
- Guernsey's Sanctions Regime
- Guernsey Legal Resources
- Intellectual Property Office
- Guernsey Finance
- Guernsey Financial Services Commission
- Registry Statistics
- Channel Islands Aircraft Registry
- Guernsey Ship Registry
- Births, Marriages and Deaths
- Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman