Rules and restriction of company names
  • Company name should not be same as those already in company register and can be
    • only English name, or
    • only Chinese name, or
      • in HK, Traditional Chinese is the official written language.
        Simplified Chinese is not acceptable.
      • For practical reason, we don't suggest using only Chinese name.
        English name is useful for daily use, including banking transaction.
    • English plus Chinese name
      • In daily use, quoting only English name is enough.
  • To check availability of a company name, client can visit this site: [ Companies Registry ICRIS System ]
  • For restriction of using certain words, please refer to [ Company Names Guidelines ] from Companies Registry.