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.
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*.
* 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
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