File an Annual Return

Introduction

The Companies Act, Ch. 81:01, stipulates that each company, on the Register of Companies maintained by the Registrar, must file an Annual Return (“the Return”), containing the prescribed particulars, with the Registrar within thirty (30) days of the anniversary of incorporation, continuance or amalgamation of the company.

The Filing Process

The Return must be filed online using the Registrar General’s Department e-Filings Service. Enrol and login to the Registrar General’s Department e-Filings Service, here, to complete the Return.

Step 1: File the Return
  • Complete and submit the Return electronically.
  • Pay the prescribed fee of forty TT dollars ($40.00)

Processing time: Within forty-eight (48) hours

A notification of the decision of the Registrar shall be sent via email.

Step 2: Deliver the Return to the Registrar
  • Print and sign duplicate originals of the Return.
  • Print the payment receipt.
  • Visit a TTPost office and purchase two legal sized track packs; one self-addressed and one addressed to:
    The Registrar General's Department,
    Companies Registry,
    AGLA Tower, Government Plaza,
    Corner of London and Richmond Streets,
    Port of Spain.
  • Enclose the duplicate original Returns and the copy of the payment receipt in the envelope addressed to the Registrar General's Department and mail it.
  • One original Return will be couriered in the self-addressed envelope via TTPost.

Payment Method

  • E-Payment

Electronic Payment can be made online, with a valid credit card or visa debit card, using the Companies Registry Payment Portal.

This notificaton is intended for general guidance only, and does not constitute legal advice.

You should seek appropriate professional advice and assistance, where necessary; the Registrar General's Department cannot provide such advice.