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The main functions of the Guernsey Registry are to examine and store information on various registers as required under Guernsey legislation. The Registry is required to make some of this information available for public inspection.

Guidance/Forms

Guidance notes for all Registry products and services are available in this section. They have been arranged by subject matter. Guidance notes are also available for download on the relevant pages throughout the site.

Notices

This section includes notices from the Registrar in accordance with the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008, organised by year and month. Any person who is directly affected by a decision of the Registrar may apply to the Royal Court under Section 511 of the law for an order that the decision be set aside or modified.

Annual Validation - companies

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.


GUERNSEY LOCKDOWN UPDATE - STAGE 3 22nd MARCH 2021

Guernsey Registry office remains closed to members of the public for unannounced visits.  Appointments can be made by prior arrangement.  Masks will be required to be worn.

Filings should be made using the online services portal at www.greg.gg. All other documents should be sent by email or using the postal service. 

There will be no collection or drop off service at this time. However urgent collections and drop offs can be arranged, please contact the team via email to arrange timings.

A reduced telephone service is being provided between 10am and 2pm Monday to Friday - please phone 01481 222800 during these hours.

For information, customers should review the online guidance on this website.  Any queries that cannot be answered using the website should be emailed to enquiries@guernseyregistry.com


Change to company annual validation dates

Following the passing of The Companies (Annual Validation) (No. 2) Regulations, 2020, the annual validation period for companies has changed for 2021.

Instead of filing between 1 January and 28 February, annual validations will be filed between 1 June and 31 July 2021. The information contained in the annual validations will need to be current as at 31 May 2021. Companies incorporated during May 2021 will not need to submit an annual validation in June/July 2021. 

There will also be some amendments to the information collected on annual validations for 2021. Further information and guidance will be issued early in 2021.


Data protection registration

The Office of the Data Protection Authority would like to remind Registry users of the requirement to register and pay an annual fee during January-February 2021.

Please click the image below to visit their website for further information.

ODPA registration


Industry Update - November 2020

Guernsey Registry has issued an Industry Update document which is available to view here - pdf icon Industry Update - November 2020 [1Mb]

The update contains information on the following:

-  New annual validation regulations, including change to annual validation period for 2021 and amendment to content of annual validations

-  Charity/NPO renewals reminder

-  Guernsey Finance Levy Reminder

-  Registry notices, including information on migrations, compliance, enquiry orders and economic codes

-  Data protection registration reminder

-  Information on general Registry services


Limited Partnerships (Guernsey) (Migration) Regulations, 2020

The Committee for Economic Development have today made the 'Limited Partnerships (Guernsey) (Migration) Regulations, 2020'  to effect an amendment to the Limited Partnership (Guernsey) Law, 1995 (the "Law") to allow for the migration of limited partnerships into, and out of, Guernsey. The regulations can be found here. The regulations have immediate effect.

Limited partnership migration applications can only be made by a corporate services provider. Applications will need to be submitted to the Guernsey Registry, which has delegated responsibility for the administration of Limited Partnerships on behalf of Her Majesty's Greffier.

Application forms can be found here, and include a list of the documents and evidence required.

The fee for a migration in is £350 and migrations out £1500. The Limited Partnerships (Fees) Regulations, 2020 can be found here.


National Risk Assessment

The Guernsey National Risk Assessment has been finalised and released. The National Risk Assessment demonstrates an ongoing commitment to fight terrorist financing, money laundering and financial crime.

Further information can be found on the States of Guernsey website here: Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing NRA


Corporate Service Provider directory

The Registry maintains 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.


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