About this site
This website is managed by the Economic Development Group within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (formerly the Ministry of Economic Development). From 1 July 2012, references to the Ministry of Economic Development should be read as the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Read more about the technical settings and software, and privacy and copyright statements for this site.
This is the site of the New Zealand Companies Office, the government agency responsible for the administration of corporate body registers, including the Companies Register.
Information and tools to help first time users access our online services.
What you need to know to access our services, and operate an account with the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment.
If you are having trouble navigating or viewing our site, find out here how to optimise your online experience by knowing which browsers to use, or downloading the appropriate software like Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and more!
From 9pm until 11pm every Wednesday night (NZT) our websites undergo routine maintenance and our online services will be unavailable during this time.
If your web page is not displaying correctly or you are unable to use our Online Services, the pages in this troubleshooting guide will help you.
We welcome your opinion, if you have a moment, please take the time to complete our feedback form.
Accessibility options for website (for example, increase the size of text viewed on screen).
Find out how links are chosen for this site.
The content and design of this website is protected by New Zealand Crown copyright.
The purpose of this privacy statement is to let users of Companies.govt.nz know when we collect personal information and what we do with it.