You can apply to Restrict disclosure of your personal information if you are at risk because of the industry or sector your business is in or were involved.
You can apply to restrict disclosure of your personal information if you are a company director or a person with significant control (PSC) or a person registering a charge.
For example, if your business is involved furs brokerage and it is licensed under the Animal (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. you can apply to Companies House to Restrict disclosure of your personal information. For example, your home address to be removed from the Companies House register and not shared with credit reference agencies due to risk of violence or intimidation.
At present, many countries have banned furs trade due to concern with animals cruelty. According to The Fur Free Alliance, with more than 50 animal protection organisations worldwide, the following countries have joined to ban furs trade or farming.
- United Kingdom
- The Netherlands
- The Republic of Macedonia
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech republic
- New Zealand
- California state
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- West Hollywood
Forms to complete to remove your personal information from Companies House register
|Form No||Purpose of the form|
|SR01||An application under section 1088 by an individual|
|SR02||Application under section 1088 by a company|
|SR03||Application under section 1088 by a person who registers a charge|
|SR04||Application under section 243 by an individual|
|SR05||Application under section 243 by a company|
|SR06||Application under section 243 by a subscriber|
|SR07||Application under sections 790ZF & 790ZG by an individual|
|SR08||Application under sections 790ZF & 790ZG by a company|
|SR09||Application under sections 790ZF & 790ZG by a subscriber to a memorandum|
|SR10||Application under section 790ZF by an individual|
|SR11||Application under section 790ZF by a company|
|SR12||Application under section 790ZF by a subscriber to a memorandum|
|SR13||Application under section 790ZG by an individual|
|SR14||Application under section 790ZG by a company|
|SR15||Application under section 790ZG by a subscriber to a memorandum|
|SR16||Abbreviated application under section 790ZF by an individual who is a section 243 beneficiary|
|SR17||Abbreviated application under section 790ZF by a company on behalf of a section 243 beneficiary|
|SR18||Abbreviated application under section 790ZF by a subscriber on behalf of a section 243 beneficiary|
|SR19||Abbreviated application under section 243 by an individual if a successful determination under section 790ZF has been made|
|SR20||Abbreviated application under section 243 by a company if a successful determination under section 790ZF has been made|
|SR21||Abbreviated application under section 243 by a subscriber if a successful determination under section 790ZF has been made|
How to get the relevant forms?
You must the Secure Register Team at Companies House. You can download the SR01 form from the Companies House website. All other forms, you just call Companies House, they will advise you about the process and give you the relevant (coloured paper) forms. You must only use the coloured paper forms provided by Companies House.
Please send your completed forms to Companies House.
|Address||The Registrar of Companies|
PO Box 4082
File documents with Companies House securely
Companies House will provide an ID number for an individual PSC. You must use this ID number when communicate with Companies House after your protection is granted.
Also, if you are a director or a PSC and your home address is protected, you must tick the section 243 or section 790ZF protection box on each document you are filing.
If you are a PSC and all your information is protected then file on paper only. This includes:
Then send the completed forms to Companies House to the address stated above.