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(Updated on 22 January 2017)

Welcome to use the electronic filing service provided by the Companies Registry.

A full scale electronic filing service covering 84 specified forms is available at the e-Registry portal. You may deliver specified forms and related documents required for registration under the Companies Ordinance (Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong) and the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Chapter 32 of the Laws of Hong Kong) to the Registrar of Companies in electronic form at the e-Registry round the clock daily. Please visit “About e-Registry” to know more about the e-Registry’s services.

The Registry has also developed the “CR eFiling” mobile application for registered users of the e-Registry to submit application for incorporation, Annual Return and commonly filed specified forms to the Registrar of Companies for registration using smartphones and mobile devices anytime and anywhere.

What's New
29 March 2019
Waiver of Business Registration Fees for companies 2019-2020

The prescribed business registration fee payable in respect of an application for company incorporation and business registration made in the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 will be reduced by a sum of HK$2,000*.

The prescribed business registration fee payable in respect of a non-Hong Kong company that commences business between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020 will be reduced by a sum of HK$2,000*.

Applicants are still required to pay the levies for the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund. Please refer to the website of the Inland Revenue Department and the business registration fee & levy table for details.

* The relevant legislative amendment is subject to the scrutiny by the Legislative Council. In the event that the relevant legislative amendment is not passed or is amended by the Legislative Council, the Business Registration Office would notify the companies concerned of the proper amount payable.
11 January 2019
Revision of e-Form NR2

To facilitate the commencement of the operation of the Companies (Amendment)(No. 2) Ordinance 2018 on 1 February 2019, Form NR2 on “Notice of Location of Registers and Company Records” has been revised. New e-Form template will be introduced for use on the same day.
24 December 2018
e-Registry – New Version of e-Form Filler

A new version of e-Form Filler (“new e-Form Filler”) was released at the e-Registry on 23 December 2018. The new e-Form Filler can be used without the need of the Java SE Runtime Environment.

You are advised to download and install the new e-Form Filler to facilitate online submission and offline editing, signing and submission of electronic forms and documents.
29 October 2018
e-Registry now supports Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome

From now on, you can use Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome, in addition to the existing supported browsers, to access the online services of the e-Registry. Please refer to the updated information sheet on "Equipment Specifications for Using Services of the e-Registry" for details.
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.
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

Company Users of the e-Registry can now enjoy free e-Monitor service to keep track of the filing records of their own companies. Please refer to the Companies Registry External Circular No. 4/2017 for details.

Register as an user at the e-Registry immediately to enjoy the e-Monitor and other e-filing services!

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