Annual Return

Annual Return Service

What is an Annual Return?

Every Zimbabwean registered Private Limited Company, including trading and non-trading is supposed to file an Annual Return atleast once every year – but you may choose to file more often.

An annual return is a Companies Registry filing requirement for all private limited companies. It confirms the information that the Companies Registry holds about your company is correct and up to date.

Companies Made Easy provide an annual return service, which will ensure you keep your company legal and compliant. There are late filing penalties for a late filing of the annual return and your company will be struck from the companies register and the Companies Office can act against the directors if it is not filed.

How it works

  • Order by calling or Whatsapp +263 (0242) 709883 or +263 786 507 151 or email
  • Provide your company name and company number
  • We will conduct a file search and prepare the Annual Return.
  • We file the Annual Return.

Annual Return

Your Annual Return will be filed within 24 working hours of signing the documents. Our price also includes the Companies Registry filing fee.

What’s included in our price?

  • File search
  • Preparation and filing of the annual return
  • Companies Office fees

Full Company Secretary Service

An annual return filing service is included FREE with our Full Company Secretary Service.

US$220.00 per year

Annual Returns Frequently Asked Questions

Is every Company supposed to file an Annual Return?

Yes, every Private Limited Company is supposed to file an Annual Return.

What information does an Annual Return confirm?

An Annual Return confirms the following information;

  1. The registered office of the company
  2. Share structure of the company
  3. Directors, secretary and auditors information
  4. Shareholder information
  5. etc.

What information does Companies Made Easy need to file an Annual Return?

We will need your company name and company number. These will allow us to carryout a file search so we can find all the information we need to file the Annual Return.

When is my declaration of annual return due?

You must file at least one Annual Return every 12 months. Your 12 month period starts on either:

  • the date your company was incorporated
  • the date you filed your last Annual Return

You must file your Annual Return within 21 of your annual return being due.


Your new company is incorporated on 1 January 2022.

Your Annual Return is supposed to be filed by end of January 2023.

    What happens if I do not file my Annual Return?

    There is a financial penalty for every Annual Return that is not filed in time. You also risk your company being de-registered and being struck off from the Companies Register. The Registrar of Companies can impose a civil penalty on the directors of the company which will damage the reputation of the company and it’s directors.

      When will my Annual Return be filed?

      Your annual return will be filed within 24 working hours after signing the documents.

        Do you proide alerts or reminders as to when my Annual Return will be due?

        Yes, we provide alerts if you registered a company with us or if at any time we have dealt with your company.

        File your Annual Return

        Order by calling or WhatsApp

        « I was very impressed by how quick my annual returns were filed. We needed to change our company directors and we couldn’t do it because we had outstanding annual returns. We got help from Companies Made Easy and in 4 days everything was in order and the directors changed. »

        Sharon Musungo

        Director, Shebau Ventures (Private) Limited

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