The BVI Companies Act 2004 requires the Registrar of Corporate Affairs to maintain the following:
- Register of Companies incorporated under the Act
- Register of Foreign Companies registered under Part XI
- Register of Charges registered under part VIII
We file all applications for new companies, allowing companies to be incorporated and registered with the BVI Registry of Corporate Affairs within 2-3 days.
Registrar of Corporate Affairs
The Registry of Corporate Affairs administers the BVI Business Companies Act and is responsible for ensuring that companies conducting business in the territory are compliant. They also ensure that the Register of Companies is properly maintained.
The BVI has maintained its leadership position due to the flexibility of its legislation, the quality of its financial services, the efficiency of its Registry of Corporate Affairs, its commitment to privacy and its integrity and stability as a jurisdiction.
Registry of Corporate Affairs
P.O. Box 418
British Virgin Islands
The Government of the BVI is committed to implementing cutting edge legislation, making the BVI one of the world’s finest international financial centres.
BVI Financial Services Commission
The BVI Financial Services Commission is the territory’s financial services regulator. They are responsible for authorising and licensing companies in the financial services.
Through the Registry of Corporate Affairs, the BVI Financial Services Commission is also responsible for the registration of all companies formed in the Territory and for the creation of Limited Partnerships and registration of trademarks and patents.
Information available from Registrar of Corporate Affairs
The BVI uses VIRRGIN, a state of the art electronic filing system. Company Incorporations and post-incorporation filings are made electronically, which leads to fast, efficient turnaround of documents by the Registry of Corporate Affairs.
We can obtain company information and documents on those incorporated in the British Virgin Islands through the Registry of Corporate Affairs. Please visit our Company Search page for further information.