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 application program necessary for performing online submission and editing offline the e-forms which you have downloaded from the e-Registry. The whole download and installation process may take a few minutes. Following successful completion of the installation, the e-Form Filler will start automatically.
6 September 2021 New e-Form Templates
New version of ALL e-form templates were issued on 5 September 2021. E-forms submitted in the old templates downloaded from the e-Registry before 7 a.m. on 5 September (Hong Kong time) will not be accepted with effect from 25 October 2021.
10 September 2020 Commencement of Operation of the Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulation 2020
The Companies (Fees) (Amendment) Regulation 2020 (“the Amendment Regulation”) will come into operation on 1 October 2020.
The Amendment Regulation amends the Companies (Fees) Regulation (Cap. 622K) to effect the waiver of registration fees for annual returns (except for late delivery) for two years and reduction of the fees payable in relation to incorporation of companies and registration of non-Hong Kong companies through electronic means by 10%.
2 July 2020 Reduction of Annual Subscription Fee for the e-Monitor (Other Companies) Service
Good News! With immediate effect, the subscription fee of the e-Monitor (Other Companies) service of the e-Registry is reduced from HK$35 to HK$17 per company per year. Please refer to the Companies Registry External Circular No. 1/2020 for details.