Registrar of Companies

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A registrar of companies is a public authority which is responsible for managing a companies register.

United Kingdom[edit]

The Registrar of Companies for England, Wales & Scotland is the official responsible for Companies House, which deals with all filings relating to the Companies Act 1985 to 2006. Companies House ensures that the document filings are kept up to date and deals with any breaches of the Companies Act.

The Registrar of Companies for England & Wales is Louise Smyth, who is based at Companies House, Cardiff. [1]

The Registrar of Companies for Scotland is Lisa Davis, who is based at Companies House, Edinburgh.[1]

The Registrar of Companies for Northern Ireland is Helen Shilliday, and her office is based in Belfast.[1]


India has one registrar of companies for each of the below regions. Each state typically has one registrar office or shares an office with neighbouring states and/or union territories. Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu are the only states to have two offices and two registrar of companies. Puducherry is the only union territory to have its own office.

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  1. ^ a b c "About Us - Main Functions and History". 14 February 2013. Retrieved 18 April 2014.