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, Guernsey Finance funding submissions, recognised auditor registrations and using the online services portal.
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.
The Charities and Non-Profit Organisations (Registration) (Guernsey) Law, 2008
With effect from 30 June 2014, the responsibility for the registration and ongoing administration of charities and non-profit organisations (NPOs) was transferred from the Income Tax Department to the Guernsey Registry.
Please don't forget to renew your charity/non profit organisation registration between 1 and 31 January 2015 - more details can be found here.
Queries regarding specific tax issues relating to charities and NPOs (such as charitable status for tax purposes, the repayment of tax in respect of charitable donations etc) should still be directed to the Income Tax Department.
Alan Bougourd, Registrar, 8 May 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