Guidance

Changes to Companies House forms in the event of a no deal Brexit

A list of the Companies House forms that will change if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

The UK’s exit from the EU will mean some forms used by Companies House will change. If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, these changes will come into effect at 11pm on 12 April 2019.

As a result of changes to legislation proposed in regulations that are soon to be debated in Parliament, the following forms would be updated.

Corporate officers

Form Name
IN01 Company incorporation
LLIN01 LLP incorporation
AP02 Corporate director appointment
LLAP02 Corporate LLP member appointment
AP04 Corporate secretary appointment
CH02 Change of corporate director details
LLCH02 Change of corporate LLP member details
CH04 Change of corporate secretary details

These changes are subject to approval of the underpinning regulations by Parliament. Draft legislation has been laid, which is subject to parliamentary approval.

Societas Europaea (SEs)

Form Name
SE CV01 Convert a Societas Europaea to a public limited company
SE AP01 Appoint a member of a supervisory organ of a Societas Europaea
SE AP02 Appoint a corporate member of a supervisory organ of a Societas Europaea
SE CH01 Change member’s details of a supervisory organ of a Societas Europaea
SE CH02 Change the corporate member’s details of supervisory organ of a Societas Europaea
SE TM01 Terminate appointment: member of supervisory organ of a Societas Europaea
SE AS01 Amend the statutes of a Societas Europaea
SE WU01 Give notice of insolvency event, cessation of payment procedures, decision to continue operating a Societas Europaea
SE DT03 Notification of draft terms of conversion of Societas Europaea (SE) to a Public Limited Company (PLC)

The corporate member sections of SE CV01 and forms SE AP02 and SE CH02 will be amended in the same way as for the forms IN01, AP02, CH02.

Some SE forms will be discontinued after 12 April 2019.

European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIGs)

Form Name
EEAP01 Appoint a manager of a European Economic Interest Grouping where the official address is in the UK
EEAP02 Appoint a corporate manager of a European Economic Interest Grouping where the official address is in the UK
EECH01 Change the details of a manager of a European Economic Interest Grouping where the official address is in the UK
EECH02 Change the details of a corporate manager of a European Economic Interest Grouping where the official address is in the UK
EEFM02 Register an establishment of a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) whose official address is outside the UK
EEMP01 Give notice of documents and particulars filed for a European Economic Interest Grouping
EEMP02 Give notice of setting up or closure of an establishment of a European Economic Interest Grouping whose address is outside the UK
EENM01 Register an alternative name for a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) whose official address is outside the UK
EENM02 Register a change of alternative name for a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) whose official address is outside the UK

All existing EEIG forms will be updated in the following ways:

  • references to EEIG will change to UKEIG
  • the corporate manager forms EE AP02 and EE CH02 will be amended in the same way as the AP02 and CH02
  • there will be modifications to forms notifying of a subsidiary to an EEIG

The EE FM01 will be discontinued after 12 April 2019.

Confirmation statement

There will be minor changes to references in sections C1 and C3 of the CS01 form which refer to regulated markets outside the UK.

Cross border mergers

Under regulations that are to be debated in parliament, all cross border merger forms will be discontinued and no longer in use after 12 April 2019.

Overseas companies

Form Name
OSIN01 Register a UK establishment of an overseas company
OSAP02 Appoint a corporate director of an overseas company
OSAP04 Appoint a corporate secretary of an overseas company
OSCH04 Change details of a corporate director of an overseas company
OSCH06 Change details of a corporate secretary of an overseas company
OSNM01 Give notice of change of name of overseas company as registered in the UK
OS CH02 Change the details of an overseas company

Discontinued forms

The following forms will be discontinued and no longer in use after 12 April 2019.

Form Name
SE FM01 Form a Societas Europaea registered in the UK by merger
SE DT01 File the draft terms of formation of holding Societas Europaea
SE SC01 Give notice of formation of holding Societas Europaea
SE FM02 Form a holding Societas Europaea
SE FM03 Form a subsidiary Societas Europaea under Article 2(3)
SE FM04 Transform a public limited company to a Societas Europaea
SE FM05 Form a subsidiary Societas Europaea under Article 3(2)
SE TR02 Transfer a Societas Europaea to the UK
SE TR01 Propose transfer of Societas Europaea from the UK
SE SS01 Make statement of solvency by members of Societas Europaea
SE TR03 Transfer a Societas Europaea from the UK
SE DT02 File draft terms of conversion of a public limited company to a Societas Europaea
EE FM01 Register a European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG) whose official address is in the UK
CB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving a UK registered company
LLCB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving a UK limited liability partnership
UN CB01 Give notice of a cross border merger involving an unregistered company

Contact us

If you have any queries about these changes, you can contact us at enquiries@companieshouse.gov.uk

Published 14 February 2019
Last updated 25 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Date for 'no deal' EU Exit changed to 12 April 2019.
  2. First published.