You can register (‘incorporate’) a limited company online if it’s a private company limited by shares and you use model articles of association.
Start now on the Companies House website
Before you start
It usually takes 48 hours and costs £15 (paid by debit or credit card or PayPal account).
- the company’s name and registered address
- names and addresses of directors (and company secretary if you have one)
- details of shareholders and share capital
Other ways to register
You can use form IN01 to register different types of limited companies, eg using your own articles of association or a company limited by guarantee.