There are various points throughout the company formation process that we ask for a forwarding address.
In this blog post we’re going to explain what the forwarding address is and look at whether or not it’s on the Companies House public register.
What is the forwarding address?
A number of our company formation packages include address services that allow you to use our address as your company’s…
- Registered office: The official address for your company
- Service address: The official address for your director (Companies House refer to this as the correspondence address)
- Business address: The address where your regular business mail is sent
As a result of using our address as any of the above, certain mail will be sent to us. The forwarding address is where we will forward this mail.
The mail that you receive
If you’re using our address as the registered office or service address, we will receive official mail – addressed to you or your company – from government bodies such as Companies House, HMRC and Government Gateway.
If you’re using our address as the business address, the very nature of the service means that we will receive regular business mail for your company.
Registered office and service address mail is normally opened and scanned to you – however, we still ask for a forwarding address as there may be instances when we receive mail that must be passed on. For example, a cheque from HMRC.
Is the forwarding address on the public register?
No, it is not placed on the public register. It is for our own records.
Thank you for reading
We hope this post was helpful. Click the link below for more information about our address services and how they work:
Get in touch if you have any questions regarding the forwarding address, other company addresses, or the company formation process in general.