You can register your company:
- online - as long as the company is limited by shares and uses standard articles of association (known as ‘model articles’)
- by post using form IN01
- using an agent
- using third-party software
Fees and how long it takes
Online applications are usually registered within 24 hours and cost £12 (paid by debit or credit card or Paypal).
Postal applications take 8 to 10 days and cost £40 (paid by cheque made out to ‘Companies House’).
There’s a same day service costing £100. You must get your application to Companies House by 3pm. Your envelope (and any courier’s envelope) must be marked ‘same day service’ in the top left-hand corner.
Where to send your form
Send paper applications to the address on the form.