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.
Beneficial Ownership Register Update
The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Guernsey) Law, 2017 came into force on 15 August 2017.
All Guernsey companies, limited liability partnerships and foundations registered from 15 August must provide their beneficial ownership information at the time of incorporation. Guidance notes regarding the process and the definition of beneficial owner are available here.
The timeline for populating the beneficial ownership register for all companies formed prior to 15 August 2017 remains 28 February 2018. Resident agents are now able to to make beneficial ownership submissions on the Online Services Portal.
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.
Alan Bougourd, Registrar, 22 August 2017
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