Information required to form a company

You will require the following details for your new company formation:

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. 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)

3. Shareholders’ Details (Where the shareholder is a Person with Significant Control)

  • 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)
    • First three letters of mother’s maiden name
    • First three letters of father’s forename
    • First three letters of eye colour

4. Shareholders’ Details (Where the shareholder is NOT a Person with Significant Control)

  • Full name
  • Service address (residential or other address)
  • Three Security Details (these act as an online signature)
    • First three letters of mother’s maiden name
    • First three letters of father’s forename
    • First three letters of eye colour

5. Secretary Details (Not Compulsory)

  • 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)

6. Person with Significant Control Details (Where the person is not a director, shareholder or secretary)

  • 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.)