Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ)
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.
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.
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
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:
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.See more