Our central tasks
The Aquaculture Register contains an overview of aquaculture licences and some important decisions connected to these. It also contains an overview of transfers, mortgages and other rights officially registered on the licences.
The Voluntary Register of Complementary Practitioners is important for anyone requiring information about registered practitioner organisations. The aim of the register scheme is to protect patient and consumer rights for anyone seeking a registered complementary practitioner, and to contribute to a serious way of conducting business among complementary practitioners.
Altinn is a common solution for electronicdialogue between business operators and the public authorities. Business operators can submit forms through the web portal or directly from the enterprise's computer system, and the public authorities can return messages. Altinn is managed by the Brønnøysund Register Centre.
EMAS – the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme – is a voluntary scheme for environmental registration of enterprises in the EU, which means that the enterprise takes a step further in its environmental activities than the statutory requirements. Norwegian enterprises can participate in this scheme through Norway's membership in the EEA agreement.
The Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities coordinates information on business and industry and public agencies that is in various public registers and which is frequently requested on questionnaires, and ensures that all the information is available in one place.
The Register of Marriage Settlements contains agreements between spouses regulating their assets/property in a different way than what automatically follows from marriage legislation. If a marriage settlement is to confer legal protection against any creditors, it must be officially registered in the Register of Marriage Settlements.
European Business Register (EBR) is a European network for the exchange of information on business enterprises. The EBR makes official information about European enterprises available online over all of Europe, across barriers that may arise due to differences in language, technology and legislation.
The Register of Business Enterprises is responsible for registering all Norwegian and foreign business enterprises in Norway. The register shall ensure legal protection and provide a financial overview. All operators of business enterprises are obliged to register with the Register of Business Enterprises.
The Register of Non-Profit Organizations aims to simplify and improve the interaction between NGOs and the public authorities. The register shall also obtain systematic information that may strengthen the legitimacy and knowledge about each NGO and facilitate the making of public policy for the voluntary sector.
The task of the National Fee Collection Office is to register and invoice vouchers as the basis for keeping accounts and collecting fees for the state authorities. Such fees may include enforced sales, distraint proceedings and other enforcement proceedings carried out by the execution and enforcement officers.
The Register of Private Debt Amnesty contains information about persons who have been granted debt settlement/restructuring negotiations and schemes. It also provides information on the stage case processing is in.
The Norwegian Register of Hunters registers persons who have been licensed to hunt game in Norway, and provides an overview of the payment of the hunting licence fee. The Norwegian Register of Hunters also contains information about persons whose licences have been revoked for a short or longer period of time.
The Register of Bankruptcies contains information on estates in bankruptcy, debtors in liquidation and compulsory liquidations. The register contains key information on each estate, including who is or has been the manager, chairman of the board and auditor of a business enterprise in receivership, and whether the chairman of the board, general manager or owner has any positions in other business enterprises at the time when liquidation proceedings were opened.
The Lottery Register is a national register and case processingand archiving system for administration of the lottery market in Norway. The Lottery Inspection Authority in Førde is responsible for the Lottery Register in conjunction with the police, but the register is operated by the Brønnøysund Register Centre.
The Register of Mortgaged Moveable Property officially registers entitlements, mortgages/security interests and liens in moveable property. An official registration means that the right or lien is registered as an encumbrance on the person or enterprise the claim is against. Official registration confers legal protection against creditors.
The main task of the Register of the Reporting Obligations of Enterprises is to maintain a constantly updated overview of the reporting obligations of business and industry to the public authorities, and to find ways of coordinating and simplifying these reporting obligations. The aim is to prevent superfluous collection and registration of information, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises.
The Register of Political Parties registers political parties. The main aim of the register is to give political parties the opportunity to obtain the exclusive rights to a party name. Registration in the Register of Political Parties constitutes the basis for who may represent the party to the election authorities.
The Register of Company Accounts is the most important data source for anyone wishing to obtain information on the financial state of affairs for Norwegian business and industry. Each year, enterprises under the reporting obligation must submit the annual accounts, annual report and auditor’s report within one month after they have been adopted. The aim of this scheme is to ensure financial security and efficiency.
The Central Marketing Exclusion Register allows a private individual to stop his or her address from being used for unsolicited direct advertising by mail or used for telephone sales.