Fee Schedule

This circular announces that the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (“the Amendment Ordinance”) will come into operation on 1 March 2018. The Amendment Ordinance introduces new requirements on the keeping of significant controllers registers by companies with effect from 1 March 2018.


Here are the key points under the Amendment Ordinance 2018 for your reference:


All companies incorporated in Hong Kong (except listed companies) are required to identify a person/persons who has/have significant control over the company; A significant controller includes:
  • a registrable person who is a natural person
  • a registrable legal entity which is a shareholder of the company
that has significant control over the company.

All companies incorporated in Hong Kong (except listed companies) are required to maintain a significant controllers register (hereinafter “SCR”) which will be accessible by law enforcement officers upon demand. The SCR can be kept at the registered office or a place in Hong Kong. The significant controllers register includes but not limit to the followings:
  • updating information in the register
  • identifying significant controllers
  • giving notices to significant controllers & others
  • entering particulars in the register
  • allowing inspection by law enforcement officer
The SCR should be updated within 7 days after the required particulars have all been confirmed.


All companies incorporated in Hong Kong (except listed companies) must also designate at least one person as its representative to provide assistance relating to the significant controllers register of the company to law enforcement officers. The designated representative must be either a shareholder, director or an employee of the company who is a natural person resident in Hong Kong or an accounting professional, a legal professional or a person licensed to carry on a business as trust or company service provider.

Every Hong Kong company must have a registered office in Hong Kong. The registered address must be a local physical address and cannot be a PO Box. The registered office address will be needed starting from the company incorporation process. We provide different Virtual Office package to meet the requirements of Registered Office address.

Scope of Service Package A HK$1,000/year (US$135) Package B HK$2,000/year (US$270) Package C HK$5,000/year (US$670) Package D HK$8,000/year (US$1,070)
Providing registered office address and correspondence address for Government posts V V V V
Providing registered office address and correspondence address for Government posts AND monthly bank statements V V V
Providing registered office address and correspondence address for ALL mails V V
Handling mails and parcels and notifying by email/phone as instructed V
Courier arrangement V
Providing dedicated telephone number and phone line V
Answering incoming calls in client's company name V
Notifying all incoming calls and messages by email/phone as instructed V
Call forwarding/voice mail service after office hours/upon request V
Use of conference room at discount rate V