Hong Kong – Second Phase of Implementation of Unique Business Identifier on 27 December 2023

The Registrar of Companies announced that starting from 27 December 2023, the Company Number / CR Number / Company Registration Number will be replaced by the 8-digit Business Registration Number (“BRN”) as the unique business identifier (“UBI”) of the company. The BRN as UBI will be used for filing specified forms and documents with the Companies Registry  and for communication  with government departments  and businesses.