The Companies (Amendment) Act, No. 6 of 2019, stipulates that each company, on the Register of Companies maintained by the Registrar, must disclose to the Registrar information as to all of the beneficial owners holding an interest in the company.
“Beneficial owner” refers to the one who actually directs the management of the business and affairs of the company or the person who ultimately controls the company.
The beneficial owner is defined in terms of a natural person only.
Each company is obligated to take reasonable steps to:
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.
Processing time: Within forty-eight (48) hours
A notification of the decision of the Registrar shall be sent via email.
The Registrar General's Department,
AGLA Tower, Government Plaza,
Corner of London and Richmond Streets,
Port of Spain.
One original Return will be couriered in the self-addressed envelope via TTPost.
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.