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Companies House forms for limited companies

This page contains the postal forms that a limited company can file with Companies House.

Any form that is completed and sent to us will be placed onto the public record. The information, including any personal data, will be publicly available (apart from any protected information).

Information can only be amended or removed in certain circumstances. Please see our privacy policy for more information.

Incorporation

You can register your private limited company online if it’s to be limited by shares, is adopting model articles and you don’t need permission for the company name.

Accounts

Confirmation statement

The confirmation statement has replaced the annual return.

  1. Confirmation statement (CS01)

Annual return

From 30 June 2016, the annual return was replaced by the confirmation statement.

Older 363 forms are available on the National Archives’ website.

  1. File your annual return (AR01)

Change of name

Change of registered office

Change of constitution

Directors and secretaries

Company records

  1. File a Single Alternative Inspection Location (AD02)
  2. Change location of company records to registered office (AD04)
  3. Change location of records to single alternative inspection location (AD03)
  4. Elect to keep register of directors information on the public register (EH01)
  5. Elect to keep directors' residential addresses on the central register (EH02)
  6. Elect to keep register of secretaries information on the central register (EH03)
  7. Elect to keep register of people with significant control (PSC) information on the central register (EH04)
  8. Elect to keep register of members information on central register (EH05)
  9. Give notice of an update to members' information held on the central register (EH06)
  10. Withdraw register of directors information from the central register (EW01)
  11. Withdraw usual residential addresses information from the central register (EW02)
  12. Withdraw register of secretaries' information from the central register (EW03)
  13. Withdraw register of people of significant control (PSC) information from the central register (EW04)
  14. Withdraw register of members' information from the public register (EW05)

People with significant control (PSC)

  1. Give notice of individual person with significant control (PSC01)
  2. Give notice of relevant legal entity with significant control (PSC02)
  3. Give notice of other registrable person with significant control (PSC03)
  4. Give notice of change of details for person with significant control (PSC04)
  5. Give notice of change of details for relevant legal entity with significant control (PSC05)
  6. Give notice of change of details of other registrable person with significant control (PSC06)
  7. Give notice of ceasing to be a person with significant control (PSC07)
  8. Give notice of PSC statements (PSC08)
  9. Give notice of update to PSC statements (PSC09)

Other appointments

Resolutions

Share capital

  1. Return of allotment of shares (SH01)
  2. Consolidate, sub-divide, redeem shares or re-convert stock into shares (SH02)
  3. Notify a purchase of own shares (SH03)
  4. Notify a sale or transfer of treasury shares (SH04)
  5. Notify a cancellation of treasury shares (SH05)
  6. Notify a cancellation of shares (SH06)
  7. Notify a cancellation of shares: public company (SH07)
  8. Notify a name or other designation of class of shares (SH08)
  9. Allotting a new class of shares by an unlimited company (SH09)
  10. Give notice of particulars of variation of rights attached to shares (SH10)
  11. Give notice of a new class of members (SH11)
  12. Give notice of particulars of variation of class rights (SH12)
  13. Give notice of name or other designation of class of members (SH13)
  14. Notify a redenomination of shares (SH14)
  15. Notify a reduction of capital following redenomination (SH15)
  16. Give notice of application to court to cancel special resolution (SH16)
  17. Give notice by the company of application to cancel special resolution (SH17)
  18. Statement of capital when reducing capital in a company (SH19)
  19. Statement of capital when reducing capital in a company after share warrants cancelled (SH19)
  20. Give notice of an application to court to cancel share warrants (NAC01)
  21. Apply for trading certificate for a public company (SH50)
  22. Notice of takeover offer to non-assenting shareholders (980(1))
  23. Give notice of declaration to non-assenting shareholders (980dec)
  24. Give notice of a takeover to non-assenting shareholders (984)

Strike off and dissolution

Receivers and managers

Mortgage for charges created on or after 6 April 2013

To register a charge created before 6 April 2013, you’ll need to use one of the older charge forms available on the National Archives’ website

Mortgage for charges created before, on or after 6 April 2013

Mortgage for Scottish company charges created before, on or after 6 April 2013

Re-registration

  1. Re-register your private limited company to a plc (RR01)
  2. Re-register your public limited company as a private company (RR02)
  3. Give notice of application to court: cancellation of resolution for re-registration (RR03)
  4. Give notice of application to court: cancellation of resolution of re-registration (RR04)
  5. Re-register your limited company as unlimited company (RR05)
  6. Re-register an unlimited company as a limited company (RR06)
  7. Re-register a public company as a private unlimited company (RR07)
  8. Re-register a public company as a private limited company following a court order reducing capital (RR08)
  9. Re-register a public company as a private company following a cancellation of shares (RR09)
  10. Statement of capital when re-registering from unlimited to limited (SH19)
  11. Show assent: public company re-registered as private and unlimited
  12. Show assent: private limited company re-registered as unlimited

Restoration

Opening of overseas branch register

Investment companies

Registrar's powers

Voluntary translation

Published 20 November 2014
Last updated 11 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Form added to Registrar's powers collection.
  2. New collection for PSCs created for the PSC forms.
  3. Collection reordered
  4. Confirmation statement (CS01) added to the page
  5. Planned maintenance notice removed.
  6. New forms RP06 and RP07 added to the Limited Companies Registrar's Powers forms collection
  7. Message added: Due to essential maintenance Companies House online services will be unavailable between Saturday 16 April 2016 and Sunday 17 April 2016. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. You’ll still be able to file with HMRC.
  8. New SH19 (share warrants) and NAC01 forms added to collection.
  9. Moved form SH19 (Statement of capital when re-registering from unlimited to limited) from share capital to re-registration.
  10. First published.