JIS News

The Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ), located at 1 Grenada Way, New Kingston, will be closed to the public from Friday, October 5 to Tuesday, October 9, to facilitate the upgrading of its document processing management information system (DPMIS).

During the period, all regular services will be suspended; however, customers can utilise the drop off box service, which will be available from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily.

The COJ advises that all documents received up to September 28, 2012 will be processed, while certificates processed and rejected documents will be issued to customers throughout the period, October 1 to 9.

The office will resume normal services on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, except for all express services which will remain suspended until further notice.

Members of the public are asked to note the following:

          ·        All documents that become due for filing during the period October 1 to 9 must be filed. Penalties and late fees will be applied to all such documents that are not filed.

·        All documents for new and existing companies and business names that are dropped off during the period October 1 to 9 will not be processed until the office re-opens on October 10.

·        Customers paying by cash and card (debit or credit) during the period October 1 to 9 will be allowed to go to the cashier.

For further information on the closure and business services, persons can contact the COJ at 908-4419-24 or email: