Transform a public limited company to a Societas Europaea (SE FM04)

Use this form SE FM04 to transform a public limited company (PLC) to a Societas Europaea (SE).



You can use this form to transform a PLC into an SE.

A fee of £20 is payable to Companies House in respect of a formation. Make cheques or postal orders payable to Companies House.

Nationalities and countries

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


If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, this form will be discontinued and no longer in use after exit day. Some European entities formed under EU law will no longer be able to be registered in the UK.

Published 6 October 2014
Last updated 9 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Link added to nationalities and countries list.
  2. New version relating to changes brought in by the The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.
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