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eSeller Package

Set up your e-commerce company today, with a WorldFirst multi-currency bank account referral

We can form companies for customers from most countries: FULL LIST

Last Updated: 09 July 2024

Eligible Countries

We can form companies for customers in most countries in the world; however, there are several that are not eligible.
Check if your country is eligible below:

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Burundi
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor (Timor-Leste)
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, South
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Your new company name:

Ideal for e-commerce and dropshipping

£129.99 £89.99
Buy Now

A package suitable for those selling via their own e-commerce website, or through Amazon, eBay, Walmart, providing:

  • limited company formation
  • WorldFirst UK & International business banking referral
  • three Covent Garden address services
  • Shopify - free 3 day trial + 1 month for £1
  • filing of the first confirmation statement

UK and International business banking referral

We have partnered with WorldFirst to offer our e-commerce customers UK and International business accounts from the market leaders in the e-commerce payments space. For more information - see below.

Worldfirst Banking

WorldFirst

The simplest and quickest business banking solution for non-UK residents, so we have included a referral to WorldFirst within our Seller and Non-Residents Packages.

It provides international business banking with worldwide coverage, allowing you to open 10+ local currency accounts for free and receive money with the speed and ease of a local payment.

From Amazon and AliExpress, to PayPal and Shopify, you can get paid easily, no matter where in the world your customers are.

Shopify

Open an ecommerce business without the hassle of managing inventory, packaging, or shipping.

Products are purchased and shipped from the manufacturer only after your store receives an order.

New dropshippers get exclusive access to the lessons, support, and resources in our private Facebook group.

Shopify handles everything from marketing and payments, to secure checkout and shipping.

Please note:

† All registered office and service address mail (official government mail) will be scanned and emailed to you free of charge. Business address mail will be forwarded to you at Royal Mail postal rates plus 15% handling charge.

‡ The Filing of the First Confirmation Statement does not include the Companies House filing fee of £34.00. At the time of filing your first confirmation statement, we will take payment of £34.00 using your payment card details securely stored on your account.

Package Features:

Company Formation

Limited Company

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Limited Company

Your new company will usually be formed within 24 hours; however, this timescale is subject to Companies House workload and it may take longer. If it is of great importance that your company is incorporated as soon as possible or on the same day, we always recommend you add the Guaranteed Same Day Service to your order.

Once your new company has been approved by Companies House, you can start trading immediately.

Companies House
£50.00 Filing Fee Included

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Companies House £50.00 Filing Fee Included

Companies House charge a £50.00 filing fee for company incorporation. This is included in the package price, so what you see is what you pay - there are no hidden costs.

Email Copy of Certificate of
Incorporation, Share Certificate(s),
Memorandum & Articles

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Email Copy of your Company Documents

As soon as your company is registered at Companies House we will deliver a full set of company documents to you by email, including:

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association
  • Share Certificate(s)
  • WebFiling Authentication Code (required to use Companies House WebFiling system)

Banking Essentials

WorldFirst UK & International business banking referral

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WorldFirst UK Business Account Referral

We have partnered with WorldFirst, the easy alternative to a business bank account abroad, to provide our non-UK resident customers with an international business banking referral.

Apply for an account in minutes, and get access to local account numbers and sort codes for 10+ currencies, including USD, GBP and EUR.

Pay your domestic and international suppliers, partners and staff in 40+ currencies, and connect with Xero to reduce accounting administration and reconciliation.

Get paid easily from over 100 marketplaces, including Amazon, AliExpress, as well as from the likes of PayPal and Shopify, no matter where your customers are.

What happens next?

As soon as your company is approved by Companies House, we will send you an Order Fulfilment email, which will include a link to sign up for a new WorldFirst Business Account. If your application is successful, you will receive your UK bank sort code and account number shortly afterwards. Account openings are subject to approval.

Address Services

London Registered Office Address
(with same-day digital mail service)

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Registered Office Service
Covent Garden, London WC2

The Registered Office will appear on public record as the official address of your company. With this service, our prestigious Covent Garden address will appear on public record rather than your home address.

We will then scan and email all statutory company mail to you, from all UK government bodies and Court documents, free of charge.

This service is renewable on a 12 monthly basis at the cost of £39.00 +VAT. Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

Please note: The forwarding of official government mail by scan and email is free. Mail will be forwarded on a daily basis.

1 x London Service Address
(with same-day digital mail service)

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1 x Service Address
Covent Garden, London WC2

All company directors, shareholders who are persons with significant control (PSC), and company secretaries, must provide a service address where statutory mail from government bodies such as Companies House and HMRC can be sent to them personally. This address will appear on public record, so most people prefer not to use their home address for this purpose.

With this facility, our prestigious Covent Garden address will show on the public record rather than your home address. This service includes the scanning and emailing of mail addressed to a company officer from all UK government bodies, as well as Court documents, free of charge.

This item provides a service address for 1 person and is renewable on a 12 month basis at a cost of £26.00 +VAT. Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

Please note: Forwarding of service address mail by scan and email is free of charge. Mail will be forwarded on a daily basis.

London Business Address Service
(includes International Forwarding)

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London Business Address Service

1st Formations' London business address service allows you to use our prestigious Covent Garden address for your day-to-day business correspondence.

A business address in the heart of London’s West End is an excellent way to enhance the corporate image of your company and establish a business presence in an important area.

All mail addressed to your company will be forwarded to you at an address of your choice by first class post, on a daily basis.

This service is renewable on a 12 monthly basis at the cost of £96.00 +VAT. Notice will always be given in advance of your renewal date and you will be able to cancel the service.

Mail Delivery
All mail forwarding to you will be charged at Royal Mail postal rates plus 15%.

Alternatively, you can request a digital mail delivery service, where all mail is scanned and emailed to you at a cost of £0.50 per letter. All items of value will continue to be posted to you.

Business Essentials

Shopify - 3 Day Free Trial + 1 Month for £1

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Shopify - 3 Day Free Trial + 1 Month for £1

Open an ecommerce business without the hassle of managing inventory, packaging, or shipping.

Never get stuck with unsold inventory

Products are purchased and shipped from the manufacturer only after your store receives an order.

Join Shopify growing community

New dropshippers get exclusive access to the lessons, support, and resources in our private Facebook group.

Trusted by millions of businesses

Shopify handles everything from marketing and payments, to secure checkout and shipping.

How it works

As soon as your company is approved by Companies House, we will send you an order fulfilled email, which will include a link to Shopify’s website to redeem your 3 day free trial + 1 month for £1 on all plans.

Free .com or .co.uk Domain Name

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Free .com or .co.uk Domain Name

We have partnered with one of the UK’s leading domain name providers to offer you a free .co.uk domain name for 1 year, and help establish the online presence of your new business.

How it works: As soon as your company is approved by Companies House, we will send you an order fulfilled email, which will include your exclusive voucher and a link to the Names.co.uk website. You should proceed to order your .com or .co.uk domain name and apply the voucher code at checkout. This code will expire in 30 days so take advantage of the offer and get your .com or .co.uk domain name now.

Please note: The price of a co.uk domain will be £0.00 (Ex VAT) when registered with names.co.uk for 1 year using the voucher code supplied. Discounts apply for the first billing period only and do not apply to renewals. Offer must be redeemed within 30 days and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. This offer may be withdrawn at any time at the discretion of Namesco Limited. Standard terms & conditions apply. Limited to 1 per customer.

Ultimate Guide
to Starting Your Business

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Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Business – eBook

Our exclusive guide to starting your business by our CEO and Founder, Graeme Donnelly, will provide you with the comprehensive guidance you need to give your company the best start possible.

Our book shows you how to cultivate a business idea and turn it into a structured business plan. It explains the funding strategies available, and explores various matters such as, whether you should hire staff to help run it, and the do’s and don’ts of researching company premises.

Learn how to set up a company website, develop a recognisable brand, advertise and market your business, and sell your products online.

Also covered are the skills you will require to become a successful business leader, and how to cope with the stress of running your own business, as well as a number of other insightful business tips.

How do I receive my eBook?

Your free eBook will be sent to you by email in PDF format, once your company has been formed.

Author: Graeme Donnelly, CEO and Founder of 1st Formations. 70 pages.

Free Online
Company Manager

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Online Company Manager

Our Online Company Manager system allows you to take full control of your company details from one central login:

  • Receive e-mail reminders of key filing dates to avoid missing deadlines and incurring penalties.
  • Make changes to company officer details, addresses, change accounting dates and file confirmation statements online.
  • Form new companies without having to re-enter all the same information each time.
  • Import existing companies, and control all of your business in one place.
  • View and download your company documents easily.
  • View and download your official government and business mail.
  • Purchase additional products and services from the Shop.
  • Manage your payment cards.
  • Renew your annual subscription services.

Filing of the First
Confirmation Statement

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Filing of the First Confirmation Statement

It is a legal requirement to submit a confirmation statement to Companies House at least once each year, keeping them informed and up-to-date with your latest company details.

The confirmation statement is a snapshot of your company details on the date of filing the statement. It includes details of the company’s principal business activity, directors (and company secretary if applicable), the registered office, share capital, shareholdings and people with significant control.

An experienced staff member will prepare and submit your confirmation statement to Companies House before the due date, ensuring this will be done on time and accurately.

Please note: This service does not include the Companies House filing fee of £34.00. At the time of filing your first confirmation statement, we will take payment of £34.00 using your payment card details securely stored in your account.

This service is renewable annually at the cost of £49.99 +VAT.

Prefer to order by telephone?

If you are not confident forming your company online - call our friendly team and we will complete your order by telephone.

Frequently asked questions

Do I have to live in the UK to register a limited company?

No, we can register companies for customers from most countries in the world. A full list of eligible countries can be found above.

Are there other company formation packages available?

Yes. We offer a number of packages. This package has been created specifically for customers who will be working in e-commerce and dropshipping.

Do I have to use the address services?

This package includes our London Registered Office Address, London Service Address and London Business Address. Each service offers a number of benefits, however, you are welcome to use an alternative address for each of these if you wish.

Will my company mail be forwarded to me?

Official government mail that is delivered to our address will be scanned and emailed to you at no cost. General business mail that is delivered to our address will be sent on via Royal Mail (you will be charged Royal Mail postage plus a 15% handling fee), regardless of where in the world you live.

What banking options are included with this package?

We have partnerships in place with a number of leading business bank providers. With this package our UK-based customers can choose from Barclays, NatWest, Tide, Monzo, Mettle, Cashplus, Anna, Countingup, and WorldFirst. Our non-UK based customers should choose WorldFirst.

You will have the option to select the bank during the company formation process. Once your company has been formed you will receive further information about opening your account. Account openings are subject to approval.

What is the confirmation statement?

The confirmation statement is a document that must be filed annually, providing Companies House with up-to-date information about your company. This package includes the preparation and filing of your first confirmation statement.

Please note: This service does not include the Companies House filing fee of £34.00. At the time of filing your first confirmation statement, we will take payment of £34.00 using your payment card details securely stored in your account.

This service is renewable annually at the cost of £49.99 +VAT.

Are there any extra costs?

General business mail that is delivered to our address, as a result of you using our Business Address Service, will be sent via Royal Mail. You will be charged Royal Mail postage plus a 15% handling fee for this mail.

Do I need to supply proof of ID?

All company formation agents, including ourselves, have a legal requirement to check Proof of ID and Address documents. You can read more about our ID requirements here.

What is the annual renewal fee?

The Registered Office Service can be renewed annually at a cost of £39.00 +VAT. The Service Address can be renewed annually for £26.00 +VAT. The Confirmation Statement Service can be renewed annually for £49.99 +VAT, and includes the Companies House filing fee of £34.00.

« As a new eSeller launching my first LTD company, I was feeling overwhelmed by the paperwork and process. Thankfully, I found 1st Formations! Their service was fantastic. »

Pradeep Madhuranga
1st Formations Customer
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