The Department of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver forms part of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus. The Department is directed by the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver.
The object of the Department is the implementation of government policy on matters which help in the development of the economy and also the creation and maintenance of suitable conditions for further activation of the commercial and industrial world both in Cyprus and abroad.
The competences of the Department are directed, among other things, to the proper maintenance of suitable registers of the commercial activities in relation to companies (public and private), business names, bankruptcies and liquidations and also the development of the commercial activity and research in relation to trade marks, service marks, intellectual and industrial property, copyright and related rights in the information society, patents, industrial designs and models, literary and artistic works, designations of origin of products, plant varieties etc,
The full-extent of the activities and services of the Department can be obtained from the website of the Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver.