Annual accounts
79 %
submitted through Altinn
The Register of Non-Profit Organizations
3 798
new organizations
The Register of Business Enterprises
25 %
new limited companies

Our services on received more than 175 million inquiries in 2012.

More and more people are registering reservations to directly addressed advertising and telephone sales.

Last year, the Register of Mortgaged Movable Property carried out almost 480,000 official registrations, up more than 6% on the year before.

More than 40,000 people ordered their hunting licence online in 2012.

Events in 2012
48,000 limited companies have registered that they will drop an external audit

At the turn of the year, 48,000 limited companies had chosen not to carry out an external audit of their annual accounts for 2011. The Brønnøysund Register Centre processed more than 30,000 such cases during the last two months of 2011.

Success for information portal

The coordination of the information portals in Altinn has been a success. Many more people use the pages that provide help and guidance for small and medium-sized enterprises since they were gathered in the section 'Start and Run a Business' on

Serious error in Altinn

Due to an error, users could view a window that belonged to another person.

You can now report more changes online

The Brønnøysund Register Centre is offering more and more electronic services that make life easier for its users. You can now make even more changes for limited liability companies and public limited liability companies via Altinn.

The Register of Company Accounts becomes fully electronic.

The Register of Company Accounts stopped sending decisions concerning approved annual accounts by post to entities that submitted their annual accounts via Altinn. From now on, letters are sent to their message box in Altinn.

The Narvik Business Hotline changes its name

The public phone service 'the Narvik Business Hotline' changed its name to Business Advisory Services. The phone number is the same: 800 33 840. The service supplements the online service Altinn/ Start and Run a Business. The goal of the service is to make it easer to start and run a business in Norway.

Overview of previous executive roles and directorships made available.

You can now order a list of people's previous positions in business and industry from the Brønnøysund Register Centre. Among other things, this means greater transparency about executive positions and directorships in the private sector.

Users wish to be more involved.

User involvement was the key topic at the Brønnøysund Register Centre's user forum on 19 and 20 June. On the basis of the problems with Altinn in the spring, it was natural that several representatives of users had questions about user involvement in Altinn. Most of the biggest user groups were represented, and they had clear feedback from their memb