Register your limited company as a subcontractor or apply for gross payment status, or both

Use Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) form CIS305 to register your company as a subcontractor, or apply for gross payment status at the same time.


Register online

Register by post

Company registration guidance notes

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Apply online

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You can register as a subcontractor with payment under deduction or gross payment status online.

To use the online service, you need a Government Gateway user ID and password. If you do not have a user ID, you can create one when you use the service.

If you are an agent, you will need to use the Government Gateway user ID you use to sign in to your agent services account.

Apply by post

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Where to send the form

PT Operations North East England
HM Revenue and Customs

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Updates to this page

Published 1 August 2014
Last updated 21 May 2024 + show all updates
  1. The Welsh version of individual registration for gross payment (CIS305 Notes) has been updated.

  2. The English version of individual registration for gross payment (CIS305 Notes) has been updated.

  3. The CIS305 online version has been updated to allow companies to register as a subcontractor and apply for gross payment status.

  4. The Cynllun y Diwydiant Adeiladu – Nodiadau arweiniad ar gyfer cofrestru cwmni has been added to the page.

  5. Legislative changes have reduced the Alternative Turnover test from £200,000 to £100,000 as from 6/4/16.

  6. CIS305 has been updated to reflect new tax year changes.

  7. Added Welsh iform

  8. First published.

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