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How to Register a New Zealand Quickly
New Zealand is already regarded as the jurisdiction with the world's quickest and
easiest process for registering a new company. However, in order to complete the
process in the fastest possible time, there are several small steps which should be
taken so that the incorporation process goes as smoothly and quickly as possible.
Ensure that the proposed name for the new New Zealand company is unique
and not identical to the name of any company already on the Register.
The names that are already on the register can be checked with our online
Ensure that the name for the proposed company does not contravene any
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Ensure that the Proof of Identity and proof of Residency documents are ready
for all of the Shareholders and Directors for the new company.
Ensure that all documents are couriered to New Zealand in a timely manner.
Before the incorporation can be completed, original signed Consents must be
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submitted to the Companies Office by the Directors and Shareholders of the
company. The Consents must be accompanied by the Proof of Residence and
consultant, with a
Proof of Identity for the Directors and Shareholders. Once the Companies
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Office receives the documents they can grant final approval for the company
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in the field of financial In order for any copy to be accepted by the Companies Office it must contain:
academics, and regularly
writes reports on current o the full name of the certifier
affairs and developments in o the phone number and address of the certifier
international and New o the seal of the certifier
Zealand finance, taxation o the original signature of the certifier
o a description of the nature of the certification (e.g. "True Copy")
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In addition, the documents used as Proof of Address must also:
o Be provided to the Companies Office within three months of being
o Contain the full residential address of the Shareholder or Director
Ensure that all the documents provided to the Companies Office are in English
If the documents are not in English or Maori, the translation of the document
must be completed by an recognized and authorized translator, and contain:
o The full name of the translator or translation service
o The full contact details of the translator or translation service
o The original seal or signature of the translation service
o Certification that the translated document is a true and
accurate copy of the original
The original document must be submitted alongside the translated copy.
In some cases we can arrange for your document to be translated by the
Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand, which complete a selective
translation which only includes the information necessary for the Companies