About the Business Registration Division, Business Registration Branch

The Business Registration Branch is comprised of the:

  • Documents Information Section
  • Documents Processing Section
  • Records Section

BREG maintains the State’s business registry for corporations, general and limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and cooperatives conducting business activities in the State.  The registry also contains filings for trade names, trademarks service marks, and publicity rights.  BREG is responsible for ministerial business registration, processing, and maintenance of business registration documents for public access.

Click here to see the listing of Hawaii Revised Statues that pertain to BREG.

For more on the Business Registration Branches, please visit BREG’s Overview/Services page.

The Business Registration Division (BREG) is a division of the State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.  The division is responsible for handling state business registrations and overseeing the securities industry and franchises in the state.

BREG is led by the Commissioner of Securities and the Deputy Securities Commissioner and is organized into 3 main areas:

The Division is supported by Administrative and Office Services sections.