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Fees

Documents may be submitted 'over the counter' at any time during office hours:

Monday to Thursday:  9am to 4.30pm
Friday:  9.15am to 4.30pm

You can also post them after office hours using our letterbox to the left of the main staff entrance in Hill Street, Douglas.  If you need an acknowledgement of receipt of a document you should provide a stamped self-addressed envelope.

For the purpose of determining the date of submission of a document, documents submitted after 4.30pm on any working day (Day 1) but before 9am on the following working day (Day 2), will be treated as having been submitted on Day 1.

Documents submitted before 9am on the day immediately following a weekend or Bank Holiday, will be treated as having been submitted on the last working day prior to the weekend or Bank Holiday.

1931 Act companies

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Forms   |   Practice Notes  |   Acts and Regulations

Incorporation

  • Standard incorporation of a Company occurs within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour incorporation of a Company costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All incorporations are subject to receipt of the correct fee, and the name being acceptable. A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the Company is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the incorporation documents are received by the Department before 2:30 on a business day, the Company may be incorporated within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the incorporation documents are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the Company may be incorporated while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual Returns

Annual return fees for standard companies are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £380
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £480
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £630

Annual return fees for excepted companies are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £95
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £195
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £345

Annual Return fees for companies registered as charities are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £0
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £100
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £250

Documents are not considered registered until they have been checked for completeness and consistency. If a document is rejected for any reason, late fees may become payable. We highly recommend you lodge documents on or as soon after the effective date as possible. 

Late fees for other documents

Length of delay measured from the date the document is due:

  • 1 month and 1 day to 3 months:   £100
  • more than 3 months:  £250

Late fees do not apply to:

  • the statement send to the Department under section 267 of the 1931 Act
  • the delivery to the Department of a copy of an order of the High Court declaring a dissolution of a company to be void under section 272 of the 1931 Act
  • the delivery to the Department of a copy of an order of the High Court restoring a company to be void under section 272 of the 1931 Act
  • the delivery of the Department of the abstract required under section 281 of the 1931 Act

Miscellaneous fees

DescriptionFee
Registration of a charge £25
Entry of satisfaction: £10
Application for a declaration of dissolution £95
Filing a copy of a Court order for restoration of a company to the register: £180
Filing a copy of a Court order for declaring a dissolution of a company to be void £180
Application under section 273B of the 1931 Act £1,185
Inspection of a company file £5
Issue of duplicate certificate £9
Photocopy, electrostatic copy or similar process £0.50
Certification of a copy £1.50
Extraction fee for the supply of information from a company file £37
Requisition of a certificate of fact  £50
Requisition of a certificate of fact - within 3 hours £100
Taking an affidavit, affirmation, declaration, or attestation before a public officer (but not a declaration of secrecy under rule 29 of the Election Rules contained in Schedule 2 to the Representation of the People Act 1995, or a similar declaration moade for the purposes of the election of members of a local authority) £8
Witness of each exhibit to an affidavit, affirmation, declaration or attestation taken before a public officer £5

Companies incorporated outside the Island

Registration   £100

Annual declaration  £380

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes  |   Acts and Regulations

2006 companies

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Incorporation

  • Standard incorporation of a Company occurs within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour incorporation of a Company costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All incorporations are subject to receipt of the correct fee, and the name being acceptable. A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the Company is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the incorporation documents are received by the Department before 2:30 on a business day, the Company may be incorporated within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the incorporation documents are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the Company may be incorporated while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual Returns

Annual return fees for standard companies are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £380
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £480
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £630

Annual return fees for excepted companies are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £95
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £195
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £345

Annual Return fees for companies registered as charities are:

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £0
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £100
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £250

Documents are not considered registered until they have been checked for completeness and consistency. If a document is rejected for any reason, late fees may become payable. We highly recommend you lodge documents on or as soon after the effective date as possible. 

Late fees for other documents

Length of delay measured from the date the document is due:

  • 1 month and 1 day to 3 months:   £100
  • more than 3 months:  £250

Miscellaneous fees

RegistrationFee
Registration of a charge £25
Entry of satisfaction £10
Re-registrationFee
Re-registration of a 1931 company £100
ConsolidationsFee
Memorandum and Articles of a consolidated company under section 154(2) of the Act £100
Memorandum and Articles of a consolidated company under section 159(3)(d) of the Act £100
ContinuationFee
Application to be continued as a company £100
Application to be continued as a country or territory outside the Isle of Man

For each application where the Registrar is satisfied that:
a.  the applicant is a member of a group of companies, and
b.  another member of that group has made an application mentioned in part 1.
£3000




£1,200
Certified copy of the instrument of continuance £56
Restoration and dissolutionFee
Application to restore a company under section 187 £1,185
Application to restore a company under section 192 £1,200
Copy of a Court order restoring a company under section 188 £180
Copy of a Court order restoring a company under section 191 £180
Application for declaration of dissolution £95
Other feesFee
Inspection of a company file £5
Issue of duplicate certificate £9
Photocopy, electrostatic copy or similar process £0.50
Certification of a copy £1.50
Extraction fee for the supply of information from a company file £37
Requisition of a certificate of good standing  £50
Requisition of a certificate of good standing - within 3 hours £100

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Business names

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DescriptionFee
Statement of Particulars (fee includes issue of one certificate of registration) £50
Statement of Particulars as required by the Schedule to the Act when those particulars are not furnished with the statement of particulars required by section 5 of the Act (fee includes issue of one certificate of registration) £15
Furnishing a statement of any change, outside the prescribed time limit (fee includes issue of one certificate of registration of such statement). £15
Inspection of documents £5
Duplicate certificate £9
Supply of information from any statement (not including cost of copies) £37
Photocopy (or copy by similar process) - per page £0.50
Certification of a copy (per document) £1.50
Requisition for a certificate of fact containing a summary of the information contained in statements £50

Foundations

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Establishment

  • Standard establishment of a foundation within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour establishmenta foundation costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All establishments are subject to receipt of the correct fee.  A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the foundation is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the ifoundation documents are received by the Department before 2:30 on a business day, the foundation may be established within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the establishmentdocuments are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the foundation may be established while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual returns

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £380
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £480
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £630

Change in foundation instrument

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £0
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £100
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £250

Miscellaneous fees

DescriptionFee
Inspection of foundation instrument £12
Certificate of fact £50
Certificate of fact - within 3 hours £100
Certified copy of foundation instrument £1.50 per document
Continuance in £100
Continuance out £550
Winding up £0

Foreign companies

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Registration

  • Standard registration of a company occurs within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour registration of a company costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All registrations are subject to receipt of the correct fee, and the name being acceptable. A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the company is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 2.30pm on a business day, the company may be registered within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the company may be registered while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual Return

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £380
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £480
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £630

Documents are not considered registered until they have been checked for completeness and consistency. If a document is rejected for any reason, late fees may become payable. We highly recommend you lodge documents on or as soon after the effective date as possible. 

Late fees for other documents

Length of delay measured from the date the document is due:

  • 1 month and 1 day to 3 months:   £100
  • more than 3 months:  £250

Miscellaneous fees

DescriptionFee
Certificate of fact £50
Fast-track certificate of fact £100

Insurance Companies

 

DescriptionFee
Registration of a company £135
On the delivery of the consent to be continued and other documents required under paragraph 3(4) of schedule 3A to the Act £55
Issue of a certificate of discontinuance  £55

Limited Liability Companies

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Registration

  • Standard registration of a company occurs within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour registration of a company costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All registrations are subject to receipt of the correct fee, and the name being acceptable. A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the company is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 2.30pm on a business day, the company may be registered within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the company may be registered while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual Returns

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £95
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £195
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £345

Documents are not considered registered until they have been checked for completeness and consistency. If a document is rejected for any reason, late fees may become payable. We highly recommend you lodge documents on or as soon after the effective date as possible. 

Late fees for other documents

Length of delay measured from the date the document is due:

  • 1 month and 1 day to 3 months:   £100
  • more than 3 months:  £250

Miscellaneous fees

DescriptionFee
Application for dissolution £70
Application for restoration £1,185
Notice of dissolution £70
Inspection of a company file £5
Duplicate certificate £9
Photocopy (or copy by similar process) - per page £0.50

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Partnership Act 1909

See also:
Forms   |   Practice Notes   |   Acts and Regulations

Registration

  • Standard registration of a limited partnership occurs within 48 hours of receipt of these documents, and costs £100
  • 2 hour registration of a limited partnership costs £250 **
  • A 'while you wait' service is available, and costs £500 ***

All registrations are subject to receipt of the correct fee, and the name being acceptable. A registration fee paid to the Department may not be refundable, whether or not the limited partnership is registered in accordance with the timeline specified.

** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 2.30pm on a business day, the limited partnership may be registered within 2 hours of receipt of the documents

*** If the registration documents are received by the Department before 4pm on a business day, the limited partnership may be registered while the person who presented the documents waits.

Annual statement

DescriptionFee
if filed on time £95
if filed after 1 month and 1 day to 3 months £195
if filed more than 3 months after the date the Return is made up to £345

Documents are not considered registered until they have been checked for completeness and consistency. If a document is rejected for any reason, late fees may become payable. We highly recommend you lodge documents on or as soon after the effective date as possible. 

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