Information Required to Set Up a Company

You will require the following details at hand

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1. Registered Office

This is the official address of your company and it must be a full postal address in the country in which your company is incorporated. You cannot use a PO Box Number.

Companies House and HMRC will use this address to deliver all statutory company mail and it will be displayed on public record.

2. Business Activity

You are required to provide Companies House with your new company's business activity. This is done by choosing a SIC code (Standard Industrial Classification code) which describes and classifies business activities.

Our online company formation process includes a SIC code search facility, however, you may wish to find your company's SIC code prior to starting your order, by having a look at the SIC code list.

3. Director’s Details

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Residential address (not on the public register)
  • Service address (residential or other address)

4. Shareholders’ Details

Where the shareholder is a Person with Significant Control (PSC)

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth
  • Residential address (not on the public register)
  • Service address (residential or other address)
  • Nationality
  • Nature of control (eg. The person holds more than 50% to 75% of shares.)
  • Three Security Details (these act as an online signature)

5. Shareholders’ Details

Where the shareholder is NOT a Person with Significant Control (PSC)

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Service address (residential or other address)
  • Three Security Details (these act as an online signature)

6. Secretary Details (Not Compulsory)

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Service address (residential or other address)
  • Three Security Details (these act as an online signature)

7. Person with Significant Control (PSC) Details

  • Full name
  • Date of Birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Service address (residential or other address)
  • Three Security Details (these act as an online signature)

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