Companies

A proposed company must have the following:

1. A Name

2. One or more shares

3. One or more shareholders

4. One or more directors (A company is not required to appoint a secretary, but may do so if they wish to.)

Any person, either alone or together with another person, may apply for the registration of a company.

To Register a Company – Download Forms 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6. Refer to the fee schedule for the appropriate prescribed fees.

Application to Register a Company – Form 1

Consent of Director of Proposed Company – Form 2

Consent of Secretary of Proposed Company – Form 3

Consent of Shareholder of Proposed Company – Form 4

Application for Reservation of Company Name – Form 6

Application to Change Name of Company- Form 7

Notice of Adoption, Alteration or Revocation of Constitution- Form 9

Notice of Issue of Shares- Form 10

Notice of shareholder approval of issue of shares – Form 10a

Notice of Redemption or Acquisition of shares by company Form 11

Notice of failure to redeem shares on fixed date – Form 12

Notice of Change of Shareholders Form 13

Notice of location or change in location of share register of listed company divided into two or more registers Form 14

Consent and Certificate of Director (Existing company) Form 15

Notice of change of Directors and Particulars of Directors Form 16

Notice of Change of Registered Office Form 17

Notice of location of records not kept at registered office Form 18

Notice of Change of Address of Service Form 19

Consent of Secretary (Existing company) Form 20

Notice of Appointment of Change of Secretaries of particulars of Secretaries Form 21

Annual Return Form 22

Notice of Shareholding in Company- Form 23

Notice for Registration of Charge- Form 24

Application for registration of amalgamation proposal – Form 33

Notice of result of creditors’ vote- Form 35

Notice of appointment of receiver – Form 36

First report of receiver – Form 36a

Six months report of receiver – Form 36b

Notice of resignation or disqualification of receiver – Form 37

Notice of end of receivership – Form 38

Notice of appointment of liquidator – Form 39

Notice to creditors and shareholders – Form 40

First report of liquidator – Form 40a

Six months report of liquidator – Form 40b

Notice of resignation or disqualification of liquidator – Form 41

Creditor’s statutory demand – Form 42

Form of claim by unsecured creditor – Form 43

Valuation and claim by secured creditor – Form 44

Request to remove company from the register – Form 45

Application for registration of overseas company – Form 46

Application for reservation of company name by foreign company – Form 46a

Notice of change of name of foreign company – Form 48

Notice of change in constitution of foreign company – Form 49

Notice of change of director or resident agent of foreign company – Form 50

Notice of change in address of principal place of business in Papua New Guinea by foreign company – Form 51

Annual return of foreign companies – Form 52

Notice of cessation of business or deregistration or appointment of liquidator to overseas company – form 53

Application to change balance date or extension of time to prepare financial statements – Form 55

Objection to application to restore a company – Form 57

Notice of Intention to Reinstate a De-registered Company 

Six monthly report of Liquidator  – Coliq Form

Application for Extension of Time and Change of Balance Date

Six monthly report of receiver – Rec Report Form

Application to the Registrar of Companies to Restore a Company Removed from the Register of Registered Companies – RECO2