Hong Kong limited company can be deregistered in accordance with the Hong Kong Companies Ordinanc.

  Conditions for Deregistration of Hong Kong Limited Company:
  1. All the members of the company agree to the deregistration.
  2. The company has never commenced business or operation, or has ceased to carry on business or ceased operation for more than 3 months immediately before the application.
  3. The company has no outstanding liabilities.
  4. The company has obtained a "Notice of No Objection to a Company being Deregistered" (Notice of No Objection) from the Commissioner of Inland Revenue.
  5. The company has disposed of any existing trading stock, properties or securities

Who can apply for deregistration:

  1. A private company
  2. Director
  3. Shareholder

Time to be taken for deregistration:

After received "Notice of No Objection to a Company being Deregistered" from Inland Revenue Department. Normally, an approval letter from Company Registry for the deregistration application will be issued in 5 working days. Then the Registrar will publish a notice of the proposed deregistration in the Government Gazette. If no objection is received within 3 months after the date of publication of the notice, the Registrar will deregister the company by publishing another notice in the Government Gazette declaring it to be deregistered upon the publication of the notice and the company will be dissolved. Lastly, applicant will be notified upon deregistration of the company. The whole process takes about 6 months.


S & G provides "Deregistration of Company" for our customers. The following is the service plan:

Important Information
When we applies for Notice of No Objection to a Company Being Deregistered, you may be requested to submit the Audit report, Profit tax return, Business Registration fee and annual return. The above charges do not include the above services. They may be charged separately.

Our service fee# includes:  
1. Preparing all deregistration documents and minutes
2. Applying for Notice of No Objection to a Company Being Deregistered from Inland Revenue Department
3. Company Search  
4. Applying for Deregistration of Limited Company from Company Registry.
5. Free delivery within Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories

Remarks: If the application for "Notice of No Objection to a Company Being Deregistered" is unsuccessful, our service fee will NOT be collected. (* a fee of HK$270 which is non-refundable regardless of the result of the application.)

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