Search for disqualified company directors

The Companies House disqualified directors register includes details of directors disqualified by the courts and the Insolvency Service.

It contains:

  • their name
  • their address
  • their date of birth, if available
  • their nationality
  • their last registered address
  • when the disqualification began and ends
  • how many disqualifications they’ve had
  • why they were disqualified
  • names of companies relevant to their disqualification
  • whether they have the court’s permission to continue to act as a director

Get full details of why the director was disqualified

England, Scotland and Wales

If the director was disqualified in the past 3 months, you can view full details using the Insolvency Service online service.

Otherwise, contact Civil.Proceedings.Team@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk.

Northern Ireland

Contact the Insolvency Service in Northern Ireland.

Search the bankruptcy and insolvency register

Anyone who has a bankruptcy order (‘undischarged bankrupts’), a debt relief order or bankruptcy restrictions is banned from being the director of a company.

You can search the bankruptcy and insolvency register to find out who has been banned.