Appoint a director (AP01)

Use this online form to appoint an individual as a company director.


File online: AP01 appointment of a director


Notify Companies House about an individual being appointed as a director.

You must use a paper form if you’re:

  • restoring a company to the register
  • a UK Societas

Nationalities and countries

Use our list of nationalities and countries to complete your form. We’ll only accept entries from this standard list.

Published 19 September 2014
Last updated 9 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Link to nationalities and countries added.

  2. New AP01 online filing access.

  3. Form version 6

  4. New version uploaded.

  5. Online filing option added

  6. First published.