Coronavirus Update: International Gov. Office Closures

Latest update: 04/2/2020 at 4:01 pm pst

CORPSMART™ offices remain open and unaffected at this time.



  • Government agencies are closed or on a limited schedule, everything is running much slower than usual. The Country is an unprecedented ‘lockdown’ until April 15.

British Virgin Islands:

  • Registry is open  9 am – 1 pm to the public.
  • It is available virtually from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily. 

Canada (Ontario):

  • Toronto counter service remain available – all registrations and filings are being processed. 
  • PPSA is still available for searching and filing. 
  • Bankruptcy and Bank Act is open for searching. 

El Salvador:

  • Closed until further notice. 


  • Closed through mid-April. 
  • Further announcements will be made in mid-April. 


  • The Governor of Guam has issued a state of emergency effective March 15, 2020.
  • All non-essential government offices which includes the Department of Revenue & Taxation are to remain closed.
  • The state of emergency for all above is in effect until at least April 12, 2020.
  • With the President’s state of emergency extended to April 30, 2020 – there may be an extension to this date.


  • All of India is under ‘lockdown’ for 21 days. 
  • Registries are currently closed and are working remotely. 


  • The country is under ‘lockdown’ and the corporate registry is closed until further notice. 
  • Some online services are available. 


  • Registry is closed until March 29th, at minimum. 


  • Mostly all registries are closed until mid-April. 
  • Further announcements will be made in mid-April.
  • Online services are available. 


  • The Government of Panama has issued Executive Decree No. 500 of March 19th, instructing all businesses (with a few strategic exceptions) to close as of midnight March 20th for 30 days in an effort to reduce, mitigate and control the virus. 


  • Placed on state of calamity (mandatory quarantine at home) until further notice. 
  • Courts and Registries are closed.
  • An announcement will be made when these re-open. 

Puerto Rico:

  • The Department of State will be closed until April 11th.
  • All Walk In Services are cancelled.
  • Online Filings are still being accepted.
  • The Department of State has extended the annual report due date to May 15th.

For any immediate requests, please contact a CORPSMART™ representative by calling (800) 737-8012 or emailing


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