Getting a copy of your company information

Download an extract of your publicly available information

Anyone can request a company extract for a company listed on the Companies Register.

What a company extract contains

A company extract is a summary of the current publicly-available details held about your company on the Companies Register, and includes your:

  • company number and name
  • current status, for example, whether your company is Registered, In liquidation or Removed
  • company addresses
  • director and shareholding details.

Request a company extract

You don't need a RealMe® login or Companies Register account to request a company extract.

Visit the Companies Register home page and follow these steps.

  1. In the Select company search field enter a company name, company number or New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) and select Search.
  2. From the search results, select the company whose details you wish to download.
  3. Select Company Extract.
  4. When the Document Preview screen opens, select how you want to receive the extract.
    • View document — open and print a PDF file, or save a copy to your computer.
    • Email the company extract — select the check box, enter and confirm your email address to receive an electronic copy of the extract.

All help topics

Before you start a company 5 guides

Get an overview of how companies are structured, find out about the company records you need to keep, and what's involved when you incorporate with and report to the Companies Office.

Shares and shareholders 7 guides

When you incorporate, you must provide details of all company shares and shareholders. As changes occur, you must update this information on your own share register and in your company's annual return.

Company directors 7 guides

Directors have responsibilities to their company and shareholders, and under the Companies Act 1993. You must register all your directors with the Companies Office and they must sign a consent form.​

Filing annual returns 8 guides

Find out about filing an annual return — the information you need to update, how to change your filing month or request a time extension — and what happens if you don't file your annual return by the due date.

Complying with the law 11 guides

Restoring a company to the register 4 guides

Only some companies can be reinstated to the Companies Register once they've been removed. Find out who can apply, what evidence to provide and if you should apply to the Registrar or the High Court.

Managing your online account 8 guides