Requirements for Registered Office Address in Hong Kong and Procedure for Changing registered office address
In Hong Kong, the registered office address is a vital step in the company registration process. The registered office address not only serves as the company's operational location but also significantly impacts its business operations. In this article, we will comprehensively outline the requirements for a registered office address in Hong Kong and the procedure for changing the registered office address. Additionally, we'll address common questions regarding company registration in Hong Kong.
Requirements for Registered Office Address
1. Must be a physical address located in Hong Kong.
2. The address must be capable of receiving mail.
3. The use of postal box addresses is not permitted."
Procedure for Changing Company Registered Address
Sometimes, companies need to change their registered office address, for instance, due to business expansion requiring a larger office space. In Hong Kong, to change a company's registered address, the company must submit a written notice of change of registered office address to the Companies Registry in Hong Kong within one month.
Procedure for changing the registered address of a limited company:
You'll need to fill out the 'Notice of Change of Address of Registered Office' form and then mail or deliver it to the Business Registration Office located in the Revenue Tower. Simultaneously, you'll also need to complete the 'Notice of Change of Address of Registered Office' form and then mail or deliver it to the Companies Registry located at 14th floor, High Block, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.
Procedure for changing the registered address of an unlimited company:
You'll need to complete the 'Notice of Change of Address of Registered Office' form and then mail or deliver it to the Business Registration Office located on the 4th floor of the Revenue Tower."
Frequently Asked Questions about Hong Kong Company Registration
1.How long does it take to register a company in Hong Kong?
The typical time frame for company registration is 7-10 working days. If you find the process of registering a Hong Kong company too complex or cumbersome and seek professional accounting assistance, you can opt for our company registration services. To learn more, click on 'Contact Us'.
2.What are the requirements to establish a limited company?
A shareholder and director aged 18 or above, holding a passport or identification as a Chinese resident or overseas individual, can establish a Hong Kong limited company. Additionally, you need to provide a Hong Kong address as the registered address and appoint a Hong Kong resident or a professional firm as the company's statutory secretary.
3.Can our residential address be used as the company's registered address?
It is possible, but not recommended. Hong Kong's company registration information is highly transparent, making it easy to access your registered address."
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