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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.

Consultation on civil penalties administered by the Guernsey Registry

A consultation paper has been issued, seeking views from Registry users on the levels and bandings applied to civil penalties under the various commercial laws. The consultation is available to view here:

Consultation paper on civil penalties administered by the Guernsey Registry

Any comments with respect to these proposals should be submitted to by the close of business on Thursday 13 July 2023.

Charity and NPO annual validations - to be filed by 28 February 2023

All Guernsey registered Charities and NPOs must file an annual validation with the Registry between 1 January and 28 February 2023.

The annual validation must be filed online via the new Charity/NPO portal.

Further information on the new Charity/NPO portal, including details of drop in sessions to assist customers, is available here.

Failure to file a renewal can result in the charity or NPO being fined and/or struck off the register.

Company annual validations - to be filed by 28 February 2023

All Guernsey companies must file an annual validation with the Registry between 1 January and 28 February 2023 (except companies incorporated in December 2022).

The annual validation contains the details of the company as they were on 31 December 2022. All annual validation submissions must be made online at

Following the passing of The Companies (Annual Validation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 there have been some changes to the information required to be submitted on the Annual Validation. These changes include the requirement to indicate if the company holds any high value assets with a market value of over £10m, and some amendments to the how the questions relating to directors are asked.

Further information and guidance on annual validations is available here.

Where a company files its annual validation late, or fails to file an annual validation at all, the company will be guilty of an offence and will be liable to a civil penalty.

Industry Update - November 2022

Guernsey Registry has issued an Industry Update which is now available to view here: 2022 Industry Updates - Guernsey Registry

We would encourage all users to read this thoroughly as it contains information about the annual validation form, The Companies (Annual Validation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022, The Limited Partnerships (Annual Validation) (Striking off) Regulations, 2022 and our IT transformation project.

Company annual validation submission forms are now available for drafting online, you will not be able to submit the submission until 1 January 2023.

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