Withdraw your Register of directors from Companies House register

You can withdraw your Register of directors from Companies House register. You must now maintain your own register of directors.

Take note that your directors’ date of birth would remain part of the public register even after you withdraw your election to keep your directors’ information on the public register.

Complete the form EW01 to withdraw your Register of directors from Companies House register

For this, you must complete and submit the Companies House form EW01.

You would require the following information to complete your EW01 form.

Please sign the form.

Where to send your EW01 form

You can submit your application to Companies House online or by post. It will take longer to process your paper application during this COVID-19 outbreak.

It is best to use Companies House online service to send your form EW01 in. However, if you are sending in your form by post then please send it to the appropriate Companies House offices listed below.

For companies registered in England and Wales:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Crown Way, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 3UZ.
DX 33050 Cardiff.

For companies registered in Scotland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Fourth floor, Edinburgh Quay 2,
139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9FF.
DX ED235 Edinburgh 1
or LP – 4 Edinburgh 2 (Legal Post).

For companies registered in Northern Ireland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Second Floor, The Linenhall, 32-38 Linenhall Street,
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT2 8BG.
DX 481 N.R. Belfast 1.

Companies House filings during COVID-19 pandemic

Companies House created an interim paperless filing service to accept documents which would normally require a live signature. You can easily upload your documents to Companies House online platform.

On the same note, you are also encouraged to use the WebFiling service to submit the following documents to Companies House.

Correspondingly, you would require your company’s authentication code to file online. The authentication code is the electronic equivalent of your company’s director(s) signatures. Hence, you must keep it safe.

If you require help with your company’s filings, contact Our accountants. They will be more than happy to assist you.

Update Register of members details on Companies House Register

You must update your Register of members details on Companies House Register once you have elected to keep your register public. This includes new members, changes to existing members’ name or address, shares transfers and new shares issued etc.

Complete the form EH06 to update your Register of members on the Companies House register

For this, you must complete and submit the Companies House form EH06.

You would require the following information to complete your EH06 form.

Follow the instructions to complete the form and sign it.

Where to send your EH06 form

You can submit your application to Companies House online or by post. It will take longer to process your paper application during this COVID-19 outbreak. It is best to use Companies House online service to send your form EH06.

Please send your completed EH06 form to the appropriate Companies House offices listed below.

For companies registered in England and Wales:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Crown Way, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 3UZ.
DX 33050 Cardiff.

For companies registered in Scotland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Fourth floor, Edinburgh Quay 2,
139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9FF.
DX ED235 Edinburgh 1
or LP – 4 Edinburgh 2 (Legal Post).

For companies registered in Northern Ireland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Second Floor, The Linenhall, 32-38 Linenhall Street,
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT2 8BG.
DX 481 N.R. Belfast 1.

Companies House filings during COVID-19 pandemic

Companies House created an interim paperless filing service to accept documents which would normally require a live signature. You can easily upload your documents to Companies House online platform.

On the same note, you are also encouraged to use the WebFiling service to submit the following documents to Companies House.

Correspondingly, you would require your company’s authentication code to file online. The authentication code is the electronic equivalent of your company’s director(s) signatures. Hence, you must keep it safe.

If you require help with your company’s filings, contact Our accountants. They will be more than happy to assist you.

Elect to keep your Register of members on Companies House Register

You can elect to keep your Register of members on Companies House Register. With this election, you do not have to maintain your own register of members (shareholders).

Take note that once you elected to keep your Register of members on Companies House register, each member’s address will become publicly available.

Complete the form EH05 to keep your Register of members on the Companies House register

For this, you must complete and submit the Companies House form EH05.

You would require the following information to complete your EH05 form.

  • Your company registration number
  • Your company name in full. Only use an approved abbreviation if you would like to abbreviate your company name.
  • The name and address of each member (shareholder) if you are a company with share capital.
  • For a company without share capital, you must provide name, address and date became a member.

You must sign the form.

Where to send your EH05 form

You can submit your application to Companies House online or by post. It will take longer to process your paper application during this COVID-19 outbreak. It is best to use Companies House online service to send your form EH05.

Please send your completed EH05 form to the appropriate Companies House offices listed below.

For companies registered in England and Wales:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Crown Way, Cardiff, Wales, CF14 3UZ.
DX 33050 Cardiff.

For companies registered in Scotland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Fourth floor, Edinburgh Quay 2,
139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9FF.
DX ED235 Edinburgh 1
or LP – 4 Edinburgh 2 (Legal Post).

For companies registered in Northern Ireland:

The Registrar of Companies, Companies House,
Second Floor, The Linenhall, 32-38 Linenhall Street,
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT2 8BG.
DX 481 N.R. Belfast 1.

Companies House filings during COVID-19 pandemic

Companies House created an interim paperless filing service to accept documents which would normally require a live signature. You can easily upload your documents to Companies House online platform.

On the same note, you are also encouraged to use the WebFiling service to submit the following documents to Companies House.

Correspondingly, you would require your company’s authentication code to file online. The authentication code is the electronic equivalent of your company’s director(s) signatures. Hence, you must keep it safe.

If you require help with your company’s filings, contact Our accountants. They will be more than happy to assist you.

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