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CRO Update: New CORE Portal Go-Live on 16th December 2020

The Companies Registration Office (CRO) has announced the launch of a new CORE Portal which is scheduled for 16th December 2020. The new platform will feature a cloud-based enhanced IT solution that can allow users to import pdf copies and signed documents.


The CRO office will be closed to settle the remaining submissions before the new portal is launched. Once the new platform goes live, the old system will no longer support  both electronic forms and signature pages. The signature pages submitted after the cut-off date are discarded and the company has to re-filed with the new system. Both manual documentation will however, continue to be issued as usual and processed on schedule.


The following is a list of key dates that apply:


07 December 2020 – Cut-off date to submit the paper and signature pages.

10 December 2020 – Cut-off date to submit electronically signed C1/C1A/C1B/F8/F8A/F8Bs

11 December 2020 – CRO will launch the transition to the new system

16 December 2020 – New CRO Portal Go-Live

16 December 2020 – Legislation shall enter into effect to promote the \’56 days\’ schedule of B1 annual returns. Mandatory online filing of A1 Form—Company Incorporation.

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