Set up a limited company
from £14.99

We aim to register your company as quickly as possible
usually within 3-5 working hours. Best company formation
experience guaranteed!
Basic
£14.99

All company documents in a PDF format. Ideal for a dormant company or if you prefer to print the documents yourself. Incl. free expert support for the life of the company.

  • 2-5 h Electronic Registration
  • Companies House Duty
  • Smart Company Control Panel
  • Free expert pre-submission review of your application
  • Complete set of your Company Documents in a PDF printable format
  • Business Bank Account & £50 Cash Back
Standard
£29.99

Complete set of company documents sent to your address. Everything you need to start trading and open bank account. Incl. free expert support for the life of the company.

  • 2-5 h Electronic Registration
  • Companies House Duty
  • Smart Company Control Panel
  • Free expert pre-submission review of your application
  • Complete set of your Company Documents in a PDF printable format
  • Business Bank Account & £50 Cash Back
  • An Official Certificate of Incorporation
  • Official Memorandum and Articlesof Association
  • Official Share Certificates
  • Combined Company Register with first entries (legal requirement)
Premium
£59.99

Everything you need to start trading and open bank account including professional support and also free expert support for the life of the company. BEST SELLER!

  • 2-5 h Electronic Registration
  • Companies House Duty
  • Smart Company Control Panel
  • Free expert pre-submission review of your application
  • Complete set of your Company Documents in a PDF printable format
  • Business Bank Account & £50 Cash Back
  • 2 Official Certificates of Incorporation
  • 2 Official Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Official Share Certificates
  • Combined Company Register with first entries (legal requirement)
  • First year Confirmation Statement to Companies House
  • Fee consultation with ACCA certified accountant
  • Registered Office Address for one year
Ultimate
£195.99

Everything you need to start trading plus confidentiality & professional support. Protection of your private address. Incl. free expert support for the life of the company.

  • 2-5 h Electronic Registration
  • Companies House Duty
  • Smart Company Control Panel
  • Free expert pre-submission review of your application
  • Complete set of your Company Documents in a PDF printable format
  • Business Bank Account & £50 Cash Back
  • 3 Official Certificates of Incorporation
  • 3 Official Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Official Share Certificates
  • Combined Company Register with first entries (legal requirement)
  • First year Confirmation Statement to Companies House
  • Free consultation with ACCA certified accountant
  • Registered Office Address for one year
  • Officer Service Address for one year
  • VAT application to HMRC
International clients £269.99
International Package specifically designed for Non-UK Resident Clients. Incl. free expert support for the life of the company.
  • Business address for one year
  • International delivery of your company documents
  • 15% discount on apostille service

Best Formations helps you set up a limited company in UK

Company formation in the UK can pose a challenge for the unprepared. If you’re getting ready to open your own business, make sure you have help from just the right expert to make sure everything goes well.

Best Formations is an Ealing-based company formation agent. We are officially authorised by the UK Companies house. Our offer covers a wide range of services that will help you in setting up your own limited company.

You can choose from a number of company formation packages. We also offer a full range of address services and accountancy services to help you run your business beyond just setting it up. Thanks to our friendly and knowledgeable staff, you’ll quickly learn all the ins and outs of company incorporation in the UK.

Best Formations currently offers one of the best company formation services in the UK. Whether you plan to establish a business that’s small or big, all you need is ambition and we’ll be the ones to help you achieve your dreams by making your business grow.

Our company offers a full range of corporate and secretarial
services at competitive prices

Registered Office Address
Every UK company must have an official Registered Office address where Companies House, HMRC and legal authorities can send official documents, however, it does not have to be your home or trading address.
Officer Service Address
Our Officer Service Address enables company directors, secretaries, shareholders and persons with significant control to protect their private address by using our West London office address.
Mail Forwarding
Mail Forwarding Service (Business Address) gives the impression that you are trading and have your office in London. All your company business mail will be forwarded to your address.
Accountancy
Best Formations has extensive experience in helping different types of businesses and individuals to satisfy all their accountancy and business needs. We pride ourselves in helping businesses expand by working closely with their owners on a strategy to improve their profitability. We offer many different accountancy packages.
Set up a company with Best Formations in 4 simple steps using intuitive award winning company formation software. Average application time 8 minutes.
Company name check
Enter the name you want to secure for your company to check if it is available within seconds. Our company name check tool is directly connected to UK Companies House database and gives instant check results.
Package selection
Choose one of our five unique company formation packages.
Add to basket and checkout
At this stage you can add additional services or products and make a secure payment by a credit or debit card. All Best Formations payments are processed by Secure Trading which provide the most secure, reliable and fully PCI DSS compliant online payment processing.
Complete
Complete your application by providing details of company directors, shareholders, officers service address and registered office address. Once, completed, your application will be immediately checked by one of our company formation experts before sending to UK Companies House.
Frequently asked questions
- What type of company can I register with Best Formations system?

Private Company Limited by Shares (a typical UK Ltd company).

- What is the most efficient method of registering a UK limited company?
The most efficient way to register a company is online incorporation for the following reasons:
  • Incorporation takes usually 1-5 hours
  • Online incorporation is cheaper
  • Secure passing of confidential information
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association is provided by formation agent
- How do I pay for company formation online?

Once you have entered all the required information for your new company, you are then required to make the payment by credit or debit card. All payments are taken online through our secure servers at Secure Trading.

- Can I check the progress of my online application?

Yes, you will be able to login to your account and check the progress of your order.

- Can I download my company documents?

Yes, when your company has been incorporated with Companies House, you will be able to login to your account and download your company document. However, our system will send you by email your company documents automatically upon successful incorporation of your company. The originals will follow by post.

- Can I make changes in my company structure after the online incorporation?
Yes, you can make the following changes online:
  • Appoint/terminate/change details of a director or secretary
  • Change register office address
  • Change accounting reference date
- Can I change my company name after the incorporation?

Yes, you will need to complete a Companies House NM01 form - notice of change of name by resolution.

- What is a dormant company?

A company is dormant if it has no significant accounting transactions during the accounting period. A significant accounting transaction is one which the company must enter in its accounting records. All companies formed at UK Companies House are initially classified as dormant. However, you may begin trading at any time provided you complete the CT41G form within 3 months of beginning trading. HMRC will send you a CT41G form within 4 weeks of your company incorporation.

- Why have a dormant company?
Even if your company is dormant, your company name will still be protected, preventing anyone else from registering the same company name. You may wish to have a dormant company for the following reasons:
  • to protect a company name - preventing anyone else from registering the same company name
  • readiness for a future project
  • to hold an asset or intellectual property
A company can remain dormant for as long as necessary
Help and advice
We have tried to answer as many common questions as possible on these pages, but if you do require further assistance
or have any other questions then please give us a call on +44 (0) 20 7060 7326 and we will be happy to help.