Change of Particulars
Please note: These guidance notes are not intended to be definitive legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. The interpretation of legislation is a matter on which the Guernsey Registry cannot advise and entities/individuals need to form their own independent view on compliance with the legislation. Independent legal advice is advised where there is any uncertainty.
Guernsey foundations must notify the Registry if there is a change to any of the particulars stated in section 7(3) of Schedule 1 of the Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012. These particulars are:
- Name of the foundation
- The Charter
- Name and address of the resident agent (if any)
- Name and address of the councillors
- Name and address of the guardian
- Registered office in Guernsey
Notice of a change to any of these particulars must be sent to the Registry within 21 days of the change occurring.
Changes can be submitted by completing one of the below forms and returning it to the Registry by post or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The filing fee can be paid by cheque, credit/debit card or Registry credit account.
|Change of name - foundation [375kb]||A change of name does not become effective until the Registrar has issued a new certificate of registration.|
|Change of registered office - foundation [354kb]||A change of registered office does not become effective until the Registrar has issued a new certificate of registration.|
|Change of charter - foundation [347kb]||A copy of the new charter must be attached to this form.|
|Change of councillors - foundation [363kb]||If any new councillors are to be appointed, copies of their consents to act must be attached to this form.|
|Change of resident agent - foundation [333kb]||-|
|Change of guardian - foundation [361kb]||If a new guardian is to be appointed, a copy of their consent to act must be attached to this form.|
Relevant links & information
The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012