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Companies House Christmas and New Year opening times

Our online services are available throughout the holiday period.

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Companies House Christmas and New Year opening times

Christmas and New Year opening schedule 2017

Date Office affected
Friday 22 December All offices open
Monday 25 December All offices closed
Tuesday 26 December All offices closed
Wednesday 27 December All offices open
Thursday 28 December All offices open
Friday 29 December All offices open
Monday 1 January 2018 All offices closed
Tuesday 2 January 2018 All offices open (apart from Edinburgh which will be closed)

Online services

Companies House online services are available during public holidays.

You can file your accounts and confirmation statement online.

You’ll need an authentication code, so if you have to request a code allow plenty of time, as they are sent to the company by post.

Contact centre availability

Telephone enquiries: 0303 1234 500

Date Availability
Friday 22 December Open - 8:30am to 6pm
Monday 25 December Closed
Tuesday 26 December Closed
Wednesday 27 December Open - 8:30am to 6pm
Thursday 28 December Open - 8:30am to 6pm
Friday 29 December Open - 8:30am to 6pm
Monday 1 January 2018 Closed
Tuesday 2 January 2018 Open - 8:30am to 6pm

Document delivery

Only the Cardiff office is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to receive documents delivered by hand or post. The London and Edinburgh offices have a letterbox for out of hours deliveries, but the Belfast office doesn’t. Find out how to get to our offices.

Accounts must be delivered to Companies House by their due date. Delays in transit won't be accepted as an excuse for late delivery.

Applications for certified copies

We will try to process all certified copy applications as normal. But we can’t be held accountable for any delays in receiving applications due to holiday post times.

Travelling to the London office on New Year’s Eve

Due to the New Year’s celebrations organised by Westminster Council all roads surrounding the office including Victoria Street and Westminster Bridge will be closed from 2pm. Read further information on the New Year’s Eve road closures.

Published 10 December 2014
Last updated 6 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Christmas and New Year schedule for 2017 added.
  2. 2016 to 2017 notice updated
  3. 2015 dates updated
  4. London office New Year's Eve road closure information added.
  5. First published.