Changing your foreign company’s name

Foreign companies can apply for a new company name if their head office changes their name. The transaction fee costs $15, and may require in-principle approval depending on the proposed name. Read more information on referral authorities.

When the name application has been approved, foreign companies must lodge a Notice of Change of Company Name.

Updating your foreign company’s information

Foreign companies must update the information on BizFile+ within 30 days if there are changes in:

  • Appointment or cessation of authorised representatives or directors
  • Location where branch register of members is kept
  • Registered office address and office hours
  • Company activity and legal form in place of incorporation/origin

Appointment/Cessation of authorised representatives or directors

To appoint new authorised representatives or directors for your foreign company, you will need to provide the following details:

  • Name
  • Identification number
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Land/fixed line number
  • Residential address
  • Alternate address (if any)
  • E-mail address
  • Position held
  • Appointment date
  • Cessation date
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