A business is a trade or lawful activity or profession, carried on for gain or profit by an individual or by two or more persons, (whether natural persons or legal persons( i.e., companies or corporations or a combination of the two).
A business name is the name or style under which any business is carried on, whether in partnership or otherwise. It is the business name which is required to be registered by law, not the business.
The business name must be registered online using the TTBizlink e-Company Registration Service. To enrol for the TTBizlink e-Company Registration Service, visit the TTConnect website to complete and submit one of the following forms:
For assistance, email the TTBizLink Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using the TTBizlink e-Company Registration Service, the business name registration process must be completed as follows.
Processing time: Within seventy- two (72) hours.
Once the business name is available, the application will be approved and a notification of the decision of the Registrar will be sent via email. This information can also be received via text message at a cost of one TT dollar ($1.00), VAT exclusive..
Note: Step 2 must be completed within forty-five (45) days, i.e., before the name reservation expires..
The registration particulars will be pre-checked and approved-in-principle by the Registrar. A notification of the decision of the Registrar will be sent via email. This information can also be received via text message, at a cost of one TT dollar ($1.00), vat exclusive.
Processing time: Within forty-eight (48) hours.
The Registrar General's Department,
AGLA Tower, Government Plaza,
Corner of London and Richmond Streets,
Port of Spain.
The Certificate of Incorporation will be couriered in the self-addressed envelope via TTPost.