Restoration / Deregistration

A business can be referred for deregistration upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party, provided that the company or close corporation has ceased to carry on business; and has no assets or, because of the inadequacy of its assets, there is no reasonable probability of the company or close corporation being liquidated.

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Deregistration will also be triggered when two or more successive annual returns are outstanding, in which case the company or close corporation will be automatically referred by the system and then notified by registered mail or alternative electronic methods of communication.  The contact details as per the Commission records will be used to communicate the deregistration.  If your contact details are outdated or incorrect, the Commission is not liable if you have not received such notification before deregistration.

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Companies and close corporations are responsible for informing the Commission of contact details to ensure that they receive relevant notifications and reminders.