The electronic forms listed in “e-Forms” and "TPSI Specification and Template" sections below are provided for the purpose of electronic submission at the e-Registry only. You may download the latest version of
online e-forms, Third Party Software Interface (TPSI) Specification and related templates for the e-forms which have been
introduced at the e-Registry.
If you wish to deliver the specified forms in hard copy form, please visit the "Forms > Specified Forms" Section of
the Registry’s website (www.cr.gov.hk) to download the specified forms for
completion and delivery to the Registry’s offices.
The following online e-forms for company incorporation are provided for you to import the data already filled in the old version of the e-forms
downloaded for offline submission prior to the release of the following current version. Please refer to the
E-Form Data Migration Guideline for steps in importing data to the new version e-form.
The migration of data to the new version e-forms is only applicable to the following e-forms. For other online e-forms with company data pre-filled by the system please login the e-Registry [e-Submission Services > Online Submission], select the changes of company particulars to be reported or annual return and follow the guided wizard to generate the new version of these e-forms for completion and submission.
The following specification and templates are provided to software vendor for reference. Please refer to the Registry’s website
(www.cr.gov.hk) for other details of TPSI and related materials for e-forms which are under development.
Third Party Software Interface Specification (English version only)
Part 1 - Overview version 1.4 (pdf Format) (File size: 1.79MB)
Notification of Authorisation to Request for Company Code
(II) Appointment/Cessation of Appointment of Registered Agents
The following forms are only applicable to individuals who are not registered
users of the e-Registry. Company Users and Individual Users of the e-Registry
must register their appointment/cessation of registered agents through Form E-RAG1
under “Registered Agent (RA)” function.
The e-Form Filler is an applet necessary for editing offline the e-forms which you have downloaded from the e-Registry. User of Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome also need to install the e-Form Filler before performing online submission. The whole download and installation process may take a few minutes. Following successful completion of the installation, the e-Form Filler will start automatically.
29 October 2018 e-Registry now supports Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome
19 September 2018 Upsurge of Specified Forms Reporting Changes of Company Secretaries and Registered Offices
Since early September 2018, a large number of specified forms reporting the changes of company secretaries and registered office addresses were delivered to this Registry for registration. We envisage that the upsurge of these specified forms will continue in the coming months. We have already deployed additional resources to maintain a quality service as far as practicable. However, it is possible that we are not able to meet the performance pledges for our services at times of huge influx of documents. Please refer to the suggested measures for delivery of specified forms to the Registry.
8 April 2018 New e-Form Templates
New version of ALL e-form templates were issued on 7 April 2018. E-forms submitted in the old templates downloaded from the e-Registry before 7 a.m. on 7 April (Hong Kong time) will not be accepted with effect from 21 May 2018.
15 February 2018 Revision of e-Form NR2
To facilitate the commencement of the operation of the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 on 1 March 2018, Form NR2 has been revised. New e-Form template will be introduced for use on the same day. Submission of the existing e-Form NR2 will no longer be accepted thereafter.
Existing e-Form NR2 has to be submitted/resubmitted for registration on or before 28 February 2018.
27 November 2017 "CR eFiling" Mobile Application : Facilitates the filing of Annual Return and More e-Forms
The Companies Registry has launched five new e-forms at “CR eFiling” mobile app today. Registered users of the e-Registry can now submit Annual Returns (Form NAR1) and four other e-forms relating to changes of company particulars (Forms ND5, ND7, ND8 and NSC1) via “CR eFiling” using smartphones and mobile devices. Please refer to the Companies Registry External Circular No. 6/2017 for details.
2 June 2017 Launch of Free e-Monitor (Self-Monitor) Service