Searching for a business name owner

Using the Business Name Owner Search tool you can determine whether an individual is, or has been, a business name owner. 

There are two search options available.

1. Quick search

Click on the Search for a business name owner under the Online Services -> Business Names -> Search for Business Name Owner

Simply enter the name person.

To view instant results on screen just begin entering your search criteria into the ‘Search’ field. This might be the director’s surname or first name. Click on Search.

A list of possible matches will be displayed on screen and you can click on any one of these results to view the details of the business name the owner is registered against.

2. Advanced Search

Once you are on the search screen, click on Advanced Search and additional search options will appear.

If you select the option Search for Business Name Owners you can customise your search in several ways.

You can customise your search by specifying:

  • The sub-type of owner eg an individual, company or other entity
  • Whether the owner is active or ceased
  • Location of the business
  • Status of the business