What details are required to form a UK Private Limited Company by Shares (Ltd)?

The following details are required:

 

COMPANY NAME

The name must be unique and it cannot be the same or too similar to another registered company’s name. To check if your name is available, please click here

 

REGISTERED OFFICE ADDRESS

An address in England or Wales or Scotland for Scottish companies where Companies House, HMRC and other legal authorities can send official correspondence. For more information, please click here

 

NATURE OF BUSINESS

You will have to choose your SIC Code (The Standard Industrial Classification Code). SIC is a system for classifying industries by a four-digit code. For more information, please click here

 

DIRECTOR (Minimum 1 director who is an individual aged 16 or over)

First name:

Last name:

Date of Birth:

Nationality:

Occupation:

Country of Residence:

Residential Address:

Service Address (a statutory mailing address of an individual company officer where Companies House, HMRC and other legal authorities can send official correspondence, can be the same or different than Residential Address, for more details click here):

Choose three of the below security Questions (online signature, will not appear on the public record)

Town of birth (first 3 letters):

Telephone number (first 3 digits):

Eye colour (first 3 letters):

National Insurance Number (last 3 digits):

Father’s first name (first 3 letters):

Mother’s maiden name (first 3 letters):

 

SHAREHOLDER (minimum one)

First name:

Last name:

Residential Address:

Service Address (A statutory mailing address of an individual officer where legal authorities can send official correspondence, it can be the same or different than Residential Address, for more information please click here):

Share Currency:

Number of Shares:

Value Per Share:

Choose three of the below security questions (online signature, will not appear on the public record)

Town of birth (first 3 letters):

Telephone number (first 3 digits):

Eye colour (first 3 letters):

National Insurance Number (last 3 digits):

Father’s first name (first 3 letters):

Mother’s maiden name (first 3 letters):

 

SECRETARY (As from 6 April 2008, it is not compulsory to appoint a secretary.)

First name:

Last name:

Residential address:

Service address: (A statutory mailing address of an individual company officer where legal authorities can send official correspondence, it can be the same or different than Residential Address, for more information please click here):

Choose three of the below security questions (online signature, will not appear on the public record)

Town of birth (first 3 letters):

Telephone number (first 3 digits):

Eye colour (first 3 letters):

National Insurance Number (last 3 digits):

Father’s first name (first 3 letters):

Mother’s maiden name (first 3 letters):

 

PEOPLE WITH SIGNIFICANT CONTROL (PSCs) OF THE BUSINESS (With effect from 6 April 2016, all UK companies are legally required to maintain a statutory ‘PSC register’ with information about the people who have significant influence and/or control over them).

First name:

Last name:

Date of birth:

Service address: (A statutory mailing address of an individual  officer where legal authorities can send official correspondence, it can be the same or different than Residential Address, for more information please click here):

Residential address:

Occupation:

Nationality:

Country in which the PSC resides:

Date of becoming a PSC:

Ownership of shares (choose one): more than 25% but not more than 50%

more than 50% but not more than 75%

75% or more

Voting Rights (choose one): more than 25% but not more than 50%

more than 50% but not more than 75%

75% or more

Does this officer can appoint or remove the majority of the board of directors?: Y/N

Does this officer has other significant influences or control?: Y/N

 

CORPORATE OFFICERS

Corporate entities can also act as director, secretary and shareholder but there must be at least one director who is a natural person.

Information required for corporate director, secretary and shareholder.

 

CORPORATE DIRECTOR (can be appointed if you have at least one individual director)

Company Name:

Registration number:

Registered Office Address:

Whether or not the corporate director is an EEA entity:

If it is a non-EEA entity, details of the legal form of the corporate body and the law by which it is governed:

The name of the authorised signatory:

 

CORPORATE SECRETARY

Company Name:

Registration number:

Registered Office Address:

Whether or not the corporate director is an EEA entity:

If it is a non-EEA entity, details of the legal form of the corporate body and the law by which it is governed:

The name of the authorised signatory:

 

CORPORATE SHAREHOLDER:

Company Name:

Registration number:

Registered Office Address:

Share Currency:

Number of Shares:

Value Per Share:

Whether or not the corporate director is an EEA entity:

If it is a non-EEA entity, details of the legal form of the corporate body and the law by which it is governed:

The name of the authorised signatory:

 

 

Help and advice
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