Second Filing to correct errors on the Register

You can submit a Second Filing to correct errors on the register. For example, your director’s date of birth was incorrect on the form AP01 submitted. In this case, you submit a Second Filing to Companies House with the correct date of birth. You must complete the form RP04 and if your company has opted in the PROOF scheme then PR03 is required.

Second Filing for limited companies

For this purpose, you can submit a Second Filing for the following Companies House forms types.

Company formsPurpose
AP01Appointment of director
AP02Appointment of corporate director
AP03Appointment of secretary
AP04Appointment of corporate secretary
CH01Change of director’s details
CH02Change of corporate director’s details
CH03Change of secretary’s details
CH04Change of corporate secretary’s details
TM01Termination of appointment of director
TM02Termination of appointment of secretary
SH01Return of allotment of shares
AR01Annual Return
CS01Confirmation Statement
PSC01Give notice of individual person with significant control
PSC02Give notice of relevant legal entity with significant control
PSC03Give notice of other registrable person with significant control
PSC04Give notice of change of details for person with significant control
PSC05Give notice of change of details for relevant legal entity with significant control
PSC06Give notice of change of details of other registrable person with significant control
PSC07Give notice of ceasing to be a person with significant control
PSC08Give notice of PSC statements
PSC09Give notice of update to PSC statements

On the other hand, Second Filing for limited liability partnership (LLP) forms types, click here.

If you have any questions about Second Filing to correct errors on the register, contact companies house.

Statement of capital

Statement of capital is a summary of a limited company’s share capital. The statement includes:

  • The total number of shares of the company
  • The aggregate nominal value of the shares

If the company has more than one class of shares, the details of each class of share must be provided in the following manner:

  • Prescribed particulars of the rights attached to the shares
  • Total number of share for each class of share
  • The aggregate nominal value of for each class of share
  • The amount paid up and unpaid on each class of share

You will complete your statement of capital when you first incorporating your company. Subsequent shares allotment must also be registered with Companies House.

Share capital forms

Use the share capital forms to notify Companies House of any changes to your company’s share capital. The form reference and purpose are listed below for your reference.

Form referencePurpose
SH01 Allotment of shares
SH02
Notice of consolidation, sub division of shares or re-conversionof stock into shares or redemption of redeemable shares
SH03Notify a purchase of own shares
SH04Notify a sale or transfer of treasury shares
SH05Notify a cancellation of treasury shares
SH06
Notify a cancellation of shares
SH07Notify a cancellation of shares: public company
SH08Notify a name or other designation of class of shares
SH09Allotting a new class of shares by an unlimited company
SH10Give notice of particulars of variation of rights attached to shares
SH11Give notice of a new class of members
SH12Give notice of particulars of variation of class rights
SH13Give notice of name or other designation of class of members
SH14 Redenomination of shares
SH15 Reduction of capital as a result of the redenomination
SH16Give notice of application to court to cancel special resolution
SH17Give notice by the company of application to cancel special resolution
SH19Statement of capital when reducing capital in a company
SH19Statement of capital when re-registering from unlimited to limited
SH50Apply for trading certificate for a public company
980(1)Notice of takeover offer to non-assenting shareholders
980decGive notice of declaration to non-assenting shareholders
984Give notice of a takeover to non-assenting shareholders

The confirmation statement

Ensure your share capital information is accurately presented in your Confirmation statement before filing it with Companies House.

How to file share forms and confirmation statement

You may file your share capital forms and confirmation statement with Companies House using the web filing service or on a printed paper form by post. You would require your company’s authentication code if you are to submit your forms online.

Update share capital

Update share capital must be registered with Companies House by submitting appropriate Companies House forms.

It is common for a limited company registered in the United Kingdom to change its share capital structure to suit its business needs and shareholders requirements.

The changes in your share capital must also be included in your confirmation statement.

Below are the list of Companies House forms to update your company’s share capital.

Form reference Purpose of the form
SH01Return of allotment of shares
SH02Consolidate, sub-divide, redeem shares or re-convert stock into shares
SH03Notify a purchase of own shares
SH04Notify a sale or transfer of treasury shares
SH05Notify a cancellation treasury shares
SH06Notify a cancellation of shares
SH07Notify a cancellation of shares: Public company
SH08Notify a name or other designation of class of shares
SH09Allotting a new class of shares by an unlimited company
SH10Give notice of particulars of variation of rights attached to shares
SH11Give notice of a new class of members
SH12Give notice of particulars of variation of class rights
SH13Give notice of name or other designation of class of members
SH14Notify a redenomination of shares
SH15Notify a reduction of capital following redenomination
SH16Give notice of application to court to cancel special resolution
SH17Give notice by the company of application to cancel special resolution
SH19Statement of capital when reducing capital in a company
SH19Statement of capital when re-registering from unlimited to limited
SH50Apply for a trading certificate for a public company
980(1)Notice of takeover offer to non-assenting shareholders
980(dec)Give notice of declaration to non-assenting shareholders
984Give notice of takeover to non-assenting shareholders
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