Keeping director details up to date

The name, address and appointment status of your company directors must be kept up to date on the Companies Register.

Filing your annual return

Your annual return, which includes your address, and details of directors and shareholders, must be updated on the Companies Register every year.

Removing a company

When you apply to remove your company from the Companies Register, our guide can help you complete the process.

News and notices

Insolvency relief for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help businesses facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable, with the aim of keeping New Zealanders in jobs.

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Scheduled outage for end of daylight saving — Sunday 5 April 2020

Due to the daylight saving time change all transactional services for the New Zealand Companies Office's systems will be unavailable from 1.55am NZDT Sunday 5 April 2020 for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 33 companies to the Companies Register

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COVID-19 Update

The Companies Office is prioritising the health and well-being of our people and our customers in response to the latest developments of COVID-19.

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