Appoint a director (AP01)

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


Online form: 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 societas Europaea (SE)

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.