This section of the page displays an introductory text concerning the Register of Companies of Cyprus. The Companies Section deals with the registration, follow-up, control and striking-off of domestic companies, overseas companies, partnerships, business names and also comes under the Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver (DRCOR) of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
Anyone can find out on-line whether a particular organisation is in the Register of Companies and its status (currently registered or struck off). It is possible to conduct an on-line search of the data of all companies and to inspect the documents in the companies' electronic files.
The Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver is responsible for the keeping of the register of companies.
On-line access to the register is free as regards the basic company information.
The reliability of the documents in the register is secured in Chapter 113 of Companies Law, which ensure the validity of the information given to third parties on the basis of Article 3(a) of the European Directive 2009/101/EC, by the following Articles of the Law:
Inspection, production and evidence of documents kept by registrar.
Notice from the Registrar on keeping records - Prevalence of particulars entered in the register or published in the Official Gazette of the Republic.
The Registrar of Companies ensures that the instruments and the documents referred to in paragraph 2 are available via the intra‑EU electronic system of interconnection of registers in standard message format and are electronically accessible, ensuring compliance with minimum security requirements for data transmission.
Enforcement of duty of company to make returns to registrar, including the Annual Report and the Financial Statement for each year. (Articles 118 - 121)
You can search by the name and/or the company number. More guidelines on how to search appear on the search page
The on-line register of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver includes all organisations registered from 1923 until the present day, including foreign companies, partnerships and business names.
Τμήμα Εφόρου Εταιρειών και Επίσημου Παραλήπτη (Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver)
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