Companies & Business Registration Integrated System

Details of the organization
Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation/Central Informatics Bureau
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Companies & Business Registration Integrated System
The Corporate and Business Registration Department (“CBRD”) formerly known as the Companies Division falls under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. The CBRD deals with legislations related to the corporate sector. It offers quality services to the corporate sectors locally and internationally, Ministries/Departments and to the public in general. The Corporate and Business Registration Department has the following main functions: a. The incorporation, registration and striking-off of companies b. The registration of documents that must be filed under the Companies Act 2001 c. The provision of company information to the public d. The enforcement of compliance with the legal requirements e. Registration of Businesses f. The Insolvency Service g. Registration of Limited Partnerships and Foundations The Companies and Business Registration Integrated System (CBRIS) caters for the requirements of the Companies Act 2001, Business Registration Act 2002 and the Business facilitation Act 2006. The latter Act makes it possible to operate a business within three days after the latter has registered itself with the Registrar of Companies. The Companies and Businesses Registration Integrated System (CBRIS) allows the electronic submission of applications for incorporation of companies, and of the National Business Registration Number. In addition, incorporated companies can also pay their yearly registration fees through the system. The CBRIS portal is Live since August 2014. CBRIS enables government services to be more efficient, while contributing to the vision of moving Mauritius towards the information age.
National implementation: Mauritius
Completed from 31/08/2006 to 31/08/2014

WSIS information
      * E-business
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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