Company name check

Check your company name and set it up in a few hours

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Check your company name and set up your company in a few hours.

* Kindly notice that our website company name check is for reference only. The final decision is based on Companies Registry. Any existing company reserves the right to raise an objection due to a new company with a similar name. If you want more information in regards to the rules of Hong Kong company names, please check at our page.

Company Name Check

We check the name availability through The Cyber Search Centre of the Integrated Companies Registry data system (ICRIS) provided by Hong Kong Company Registry (CR).

A Limited Company is the most ordinarily formed company type. The owner of the company will enjoy all tax benefits and concessions available in Hong Kong, including a trade arrangement with China.

  • Free to use – The name you plan to register can't be already in use. you'll easily check the name availability of our name Check tool.
  • An individual’s income also adheres to the territory principle in Hong Kong, with income only arising in or derived from Hong Kong being taxed.
  • Language – the corporate name is often either in English or in Chinese or in both languages. However, a mixture of Chinese and English characters isn't possible.
  • Limited – the corporate name in English shall end with “Limited” (Limited in English or its equivalent in Chinese). Ltd is prohibited.
  • Government Names – Names which may give the impression that the Hong Kong company is connected to the govt or any department isn't allowed.
  • Correctness
  • Using any names that could be offensive or otherwise contrary to the public interest or its use would constitute a criminal offence, is restricted.

Using any names that would be offensive or otherwise contrary to the general public interest or its use would constitute a criminal offense, is restricted.

If you would like to vary the company name after incorporation, you'll need to pass a Special Resolution to the Registrar. The new required free name must be delivered within 15 days after passing of the Special Resolution alongside A Notice of Change of name.

For every newly formed company, you'll be required to appoint a minimum of one director who may be a natural person and one company secretary.

The director isn't required to be a Hong Kong resident.

The registered office of the corporation must be in Hong Hong.

We won't reserve the name or file the entity with the Company Registry of Hong Kong until you've placed an order, so start today to make sure your required business name isn't registered by somebody else.