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.
Appointment of new Registrar of Companies
A new Registrar of Companies has been appointed by the Committee for Economic Development and will start in post in early 2019.
As the Registrar Mat Desforges, who is currently Policy Advisor for Financial Services Development in the Office for Economic Development, will be responsible for delivering strategic direction and managing the Guernsey Registry.
Guernsey Registry Newsletter
Ahead of the annual validation process, the Registry has issued a newsletter, primarily for Non Regulated Companies, which contains details of the requirements on Guernsey companies for January/February 2019.
The newsletter is available to view here: Guernsey Registry Newsletter - December 2018 [577kb]
Guernsey Registry Industry Update
The Registry has issued an Industry Update for Corporate Services Providers which contains an overview of Registry activity so far this year, an update on our plans for the future and reminders of key dates ahead.
The update is available to view here: Industry Update - September 2018 [1Mb]
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.
Damon Hackley, Registrar, 11 December 2018
Recent Site Updates
Amendments to the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008
The Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015
Bribery and corruption risk information
Information and guidance on anti-bribery and corruption legislation and obligations for businesses and third sector organisations
- Changes to LP annual validation
- Director Disqualifications
- Industry Update
New Limited Partnerships Regulations
The Limited Partnerships (Fees, Annual Validations and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations, 2016
Most recent Registrar notices
- Sanctions and Counter-Terrorism Notices
- Digital Greenhouse Guernsey
- Locate Guernsey
- Startup Guernsey
- Guernsey's Sanctions Regime
- Guernsey Legal Resources
- Intellectual Property Office
- Guernsey Finance
- Guernsey Financial Services Commission
- Channel Islands Aircraft Registry
- Guernsey Ship Registry
- Births, Marriages and Deaths
- Channel Islands Financial Ombudsman
- GFSC - Hong Kong Office
- General Data Protection Regulation - Channel Islands
- Legal Entity Identifiers