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Extension of Deadline for Submission of Beneficial Ownership Information and Refund of Amounts Paid

The Department of Companies and Intellectual Property, following its announcement on January 17, 2024, provides the following update:


On January 29, 2024, the amending Directive Κ.Δ.Π.34/2024 came into effect, regulating the extension of the prescribed deadline for submission/confirmation of beneficial ownership information for all Companies and Other Legal Entities until March 31, 2024. Simultaneously, the obligation to submit additional details for companies or other legal entities whose shareholding structure involves trusts, foundations, or similar legal arrangements is also regulated, again until March 31, 2024.

As of April 1, 2024, non-compliance will result in the imposition of administrative and other sanctions, in accordance with the provisions of the Prevention and Combating of Money Laundering Law and the ΚΔΠ112/21, as amended and in force.

Following these regulations, the Department of Companies, and Intellectual Property proceeds with the recall of fees imposed and the refund of the amounts paid. Specifically, the Department of Companies, and Intellectual Property will undertake the necessary arrangements, in collaboration with JCC, for the refund of fees paid from January 1, 2024, to January 16, 2024, directly to the card used for payment, without any further action required from the applicant.

For any assistance needed in the submission/confirmation of beneficial ownership information, please do contact us.


Thank you for your prompt attention.

Best regards,

Uniteam Global Business Services.