Alderney Court Office Resources

Beneficial Ownership

An Alderney registered company is required to appoint a resident agent on incorporation. The resident agent may be a Guernsey licenced corporate services provider or a company director who is resident on Alderney.

The resident agent is required to provide the Registrar with information relating to the beneficial ownership of the company on the standard form.pdf icon Beneficial Ownership Form [167kb]

Guidance Notes are provided regarding the requirements for filling in the standard form.pdf icon Guidance for completing the beneficial ownership form [497kb]

The information on beneficial ownership provided cannot be disclosed to any member of the public and is held securely by the Company Registrar. Disclosure of this information can only be made pursuant to an authorised request by a competent authority.

The provisions of the Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Alderney) Law, 2017 and the Beneficial Ownership (Alderney) (Definition) Regulations, 2017 apply.  The Law and all applicable Regulations can be viewed at

pdf icon Guidance on the definition of the meaning of beneficial ownership [377kb] are available for the meaning of Beneficial Ownership under the above Law.

Further to the recent introduction of The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Nominee Relationships) (Alderney) Ordinance 2017 please find attached a further Guidance note, issued under s.29 of the Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons (Alderney) Law to assist you with any further submissions due to be made to the Registry.pdf icon Nominee Guidance Notes [681kb]