Appoint a corporate secretary (AP04)

Use this form to appoint a corporate body or firm as a secretary.



This form can be used to notify Companies House about a body or firm being appointed as a corporate secretary.

It is easier and quicker to file your appointment form online.

Don’t use the paper form if the company is in the PROOF (PROtected Online Filing) Scheme.


If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, some European entities formed under EU law will no longer be able to be registered in the UK.

Published 13 October 2014
Last updated 30 June 2016 + show all updates
  1. Form version 6
  2. New version uploaded
  3. Online filing option added
  4. First published.