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Gibraltar Company Registry - Gibraltar Registrar of Companies

Gibraltar Companies House main statutory functions:

  • To incorporate and dissolve companies
  • To examine and hold documents presented under the Companies Ordinance and related legislation

Every Gibraltar company has a legal obligation to provide Companies House with up-to-date information on the company. This includes the filing of the annual return and filing of accounts, trading or non trading. The annual return will contains details of the shareholders, directors and the share capital of the company.

Filing of Accounts

All limited companies are required to file accounts at Companies House in respect of each financial year, trading or non-trading. With effect from the 1 January 2016 all companies, resident or non-resident must have a Tax Identification Number.

Companies House Gibraltar is also the Registrar of:

  • Business Names and Domain Names
  • Trade Marks
  • Patents
  • European Economic Interest Groupings
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Trusts
  • Societas Europea

Gibraltar Companies House

The Arcade

30-38 Main Street

P O Box 848


We file all applications for new companies, allowing for companies to be incorporated and registered with the Gibraltar Registrar of Companies within 5 days.

Gibraltar Company Law

The Gibraltar Companies Ordinance is based on the Companies Act 1929 of the United Kingdom, amendments have been made from time to time in keeping with the development of Gibraltar as a finance centre.

Gibraltar's financial services sector goes back to the Companies Taxation and Concessions Ordinance of 1967, which made provision for a special tax regime for international business.

The country has made great strides since those early days, and now includes a broad spectrum of professional services, ranging from private banking to captive insurance management.