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Essential maintenance to Companies House online services

We've moved updates about planned maintenance to the 'About our services' corporate information page.

We’re retiring this page. See About our services for up to date information about our service availability and planned maintenance.

Published 4 April 2016
Last updated 18 January 2023 + show all updates
  1. We've moved information about planned maintenance to the 'About our services' corporate information page.

  2. Maintenance window may affect some online services on 7 January 2023

  3. Maintenance work will affect our online services on 15 December.

  4. Maintenance window from 8am to 10am on Saturday 3 December.

  5. There will be maintenance work taking place, which may affect Companies House services, between Saturday 19 November and Monday 21 November.

  6. Maintenance window scheduled for Saturday 19 November from 8am to 10pm may cause disruption to online services

  7. New maintenance window between 8pm and 9pm this evening (Tuesday 8 November)

  8. Maintenance work will affect our online services from Friday 14 October to Monday 17 October.

  9. Essential maintenance to our web services

  10. Potential disruption because of essential maintenance work.

  11. Changed date

  12. Edited to change date of maintenance work to 1 August.

  13. Maintenance work will affect our online services on Saturday 16 July.

  14. Maintenance on Saturday 25 June and Sunday 26 June 2022.

  15. Maintenance work will affect our online services on Saturday 18 June and Sunday 19 June.

  16. Weekend maintenance work will affect our online services on 11-12 June and 18-19 June 2022.

  17. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 4 June 2022.

  18. Disruption to Companies House online services from 10am to 2pm on Saturday 21 May 2022.

  19. Added Find and update company information to list of affected services.

  20. All Companies House online services will be unavailable from 8am to 8pm on Sunday 15 May 2022.

  21. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 7 May.

  22. Maintenance will affect our online services on Sunday 24 April.

  23. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 26 March.

  24. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 12 March.

  25. Maintenance will affect our online services on Thursday 24 February.

  26. Our Report a PSC discrepancy and Apply to strike off and dissolve a company services will be unavailable on Sunday 20 February.

  27. Maintenance will affect our online services on Sunday 20 February.

  28. Maintenance will affect our online services on Thursday 10 February.

  29. Maintenance will affect our online services on Wednesday 2 February.

  30. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 22 January.

  31. Maintenance will affect our online services between 7am and 9am on Saturday 4 December.

  32. Our Webfiling service and XML Gateway will not be available for about 2 hours from 8:30pm on Sunday 14 November.

  33. Maintenance will affect our online services from Friday 12 November to Monday 15 November.

  34. Maintenance scheduled for Saturday 6 November has been cancelled. You may experience disruption when using our online services from 8am to midday on Sunday 7 November.

  35. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November.

  36. Maintenance may affect our online services from 7am to 5pm on Saturday 23 October.

  37. Maintenance may affect our online services from 7am to midday on Saturday 16 October.

  38. Maintenance may affect our online services from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 9 October.

  39. Maintenance on Saturday 25 September will affect Companies House Direct (CHD).

  40. There may be disruption to our online services from 3am to 4am on Sunday 12 September.

  41. Maintenance will affect our online services from 9am to 1pm on Saturday 7 August.

  42. Maintenance will affect our online services on Saturday 10 July.

  43. There may be some disruption to our online payment services from 3am to 4am on Sunday 27 June. Customers may experience disruption of up to 15 minutes when attempting to make payment on our online services during this period.

  44. There may be disruption to some of our online services from 8pm on Monday 24 May to 6am on Tuesday 25 May.

  45. There may be disruption to some of our online services from 10pm on Monday 17 May to 4am on Tuesday 18 May.

  46. Maintenance will affect some of our online services from 8am to 4pm on Saturday 15 May, and 8am to 4pm on Sunday 16 May.

  47. Maintenance may affect some of our online services from 8pm on Saturday 8 May to 6am on Sunday 9 May.

  48. Maintenance will affect our online services from 8am to 4pm on Saturday 17 April.

  49. Our WebFiling service and XML gateway (software filing and search) may not be available from 8pm on Friday 26 March to 6am on Saturday 27 March, and from 8pm on Saturday 27 March to 6am on Sunday 28 March.

  50. Maintenance on Wednesday 24 March will affect our online filing and software services.

  51. Updated as scheduled maintainance has been cancelled

  52. Maintenance will affect our online filing and software services on Saturday 20 March.

  53. Online filing and XML gateway will not be available on Saturday 6 March.

  54. Possible disruption to our online and software filing services between 8am and 10am on Saturday 20 February.

  55. Moving our XML database to the cloud on Saturday 13 February as part of the cloud migration work.

  56. Maintenance on Sunday 7 February will affect Companies House service (CHS).

  57. Maintenance on Saturday 23 January will affect confirmation receipts for online filing.

  58. Maintenance scheduled for Saturday 16 January cancelled.

  59. Maintenance on Saturday 23 January from 8am to 8pm will delay confirmation receipts for online filing.

  60. Maintenance may affect our online services on Saturday 9 January.

  61. Maintenance may affect our online services from 7pm on Thursday 31 December to 7am on Friday 1 January 2021.

  62. Maintenance from 8am to 2pm on Saturday 12 December.

  63. Maintenance from 7am to 12pm on Saturday 10 October.

  64. Maintenance to Companies House Service (CHS) from 9am to 3pm on Saturday 3 October.

  65. Maintenance work will affect our online services from 8am to 12pm on Sunday 14 June.

  66. Maintenance cancelled for Sunday 31 May.

  67. Planned maintenance to Companies House Service at 8am on Sunday 31 May.

  68. Maintenance to the online extensions service at 8pm on Wednesday 8 April.

  69. Maintenance to the online extensions service at 9am on Sunday 5 April.

  70. Maintenance to extensions service at 8pm on Thursday 2 April.

  71. Maintenance to extensions service at 8pm on Wednesday 1 April.

  72. Maintenance planned for Saturday 7 March and Sunday 8 March.

  73. Maintenance work to CHS on Thursday 14 November.

  74. Maintenance planned for Saturday 9 November.

  75. Maintenance to CHS on Monday 4 November.

  76. Maintenance for Wednesday 16 October cancelled.

  77. Maintenance on Wednesday 16 October.

  78. Maintenance for Saturday 5 October cancelled.

  79. Added translation

  80. Planned online maintenance on Saturday 5 October.

  81. Maintenance on Saturday 3 August.

  82. Maintenance on Saturday 4 May 2019.

  83. Maintenance on Friday 12 April and Saturday 13 April.

  84. Maintenance extended to 7am Wednesday 27 March.

  85. Maintenance on Monday 25 March to Tuesday 26 March.

  86. Maintenance on Saturday 23 February 2019.

  87. Maintenance on Sun 3 Feb and Sat 16 Feb.

  88. Maintenance on Saturday 16 February.

  89. Maintenance to our online strike off service from 19 to 20 January.

  90. Maintenance for Sunday 13 January cancelled.

  91. Maintenance to our services on Sunday 13 January 2019.

  92. Maintenance on Saturday 1 December.

  93. Maintenance on Wednesday 21 November.

  94. Maintenance on Wednesday 14 November.

  95. E-billing service unavailable from 9am to 1pm on Sunday 11 November.

  96. Maintenance on Saturday 10 November and Sunday 11 November.

  97. Maintenance scheduled for Saturday 10 November and Sunday 11 November.

  98. Maintenance planned for Saturday 3 November 2018.

  99. Issue with our phone lines.

  100. Maintenance planned for Saturday 3 November 2018.

  101. Essential maintenance planned for Tuesday 25 September.

  102. Essential upgrades to our incorporation services on 8 September 2018.

  103. Issues with WebFiling, CHD and WebCHeck

  104. Maintenance window

  105. Maintenance window

  106. Essential maintenance

  107. Essential maintenance notice

  108. Maintenance message

  109. Updated as office reopen.

  110. Update to our opening times.

  111. Updated to include press contact details.

  112. Companies House offices closed due to weather.

  113. CHS issues.

  114. Notice about issues with our finance systems.

  115. CHS issues resolved

  116. Problems with CHS

  117. Possible disruption to Companies House Service

  118. Power issues now resolved.

  119. Update.

  120. Issue at our Edinburgh office.

  121. Maintenance planned for 11 November.

  122. Maintenance cancelled.

  123. Planned maintenance 4 November.

  124. Maintenance planned for 4 November.

  125. Alert about service maintenance.

  126. Essential maintenance message

  127. Additional maintenance required

  128. Update to article

  129. Planned maintenance 25 June 2017

  130. Planned maintenance successfully completed and all services back on line.

  131. CHS now not available from 4pm on 13 April

  132. Added note that Follow won't be available during the maintenance.

  133. Essential maintenance from 11:59pm on Thursday 13 April to 7am on Tuesday 18 April.

  134. Planned maintenance completed successfully.

  135. Maintenance planned between Friday 2 December to Sunday 4 December

  136. Essential online maintenance between 7am-8pm Saturday 15 October 2016

  137. Planned maintenance message removed.

  138. First published.