• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Founded1999

Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ)

Mission Statement To foster trade and commerce through the registration and regulation of businesses and the provision of accurate information facilitated by a motivated workforce in an environment of trust and commitment to our stakeholders. To facilitate ease of doing business in Jamaica by providing easy to use, efficient registration systems which will promote business regulation and deliver accurate information to all stakeholders. Our Vision To become the premier business facilitation agency in the world. To become a world class business registry providing valuable, easy to use and customer focused information Recording and dissemination of information Documents are currently recorded in computer based databases Information technology will play a key role and will be an important tool in improving productivity and achieving the required levels of efficiency. Our Mission To facilitate ease of doing business in Jamaica by providing easy to use, efficient registration systems which will promote business regulation and deliver accurate information to all stakeholders Our Role The COJ has four (4) main roles- to register and regulate companies and businesses, maintaining accurate and up to date records on those commercial entities and administer the National Security Interests in Personal Property Online Registry. Through this Website the public can check a company’s or business’current: Legal status Statutory compliance Ownership The COJ registers local and overseas companies and individuals and firms carrying on business in Jamaica. It actively encourages voluntary compliance of companies and businesses with the Companies Act of 2004, the Companies (Amendment Act) 2013, the Registration of Business Names Act of 1934 and strives to maintain up-to-date records of all companies and businesses registered. Where necessary, the COJ initiates court action against delinquent clients to ensure compliance with all provisions of the law. It also removes entities which have been wound up and those which the Registrar has reason to believe are not in operation.
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Company Offices

  • Jamaica
  • Kingston
  • 1 Grenada Way (at the corner of Grenada Way and Grenada Crescent), Kingston 5