Change the location of the register of charges for your overseas company

You must complete the Companies House form OS AD02 to Change the location of the register of charges for your overseas company.

Information required to complete the form OS AD02

You would require the following information to complete the form OS AD02 to change the location of the register of charges for your overseas company.

Section 1: Overseas company details

Your overseas company number. your overseas company number shall start with a prefix “FC” followed by six digits.

Your overseas company full name or alternative name currently registered with Companies House.

Section 2: Location of your instruments within the UK

Indicate “No” if you are not returning your register of charges back to your principal place of business of your overseas company. Then go to section 3 to provide your SAIL address.

Indicate “Yes” if you are moving your register of charges back to your principal place of business. Followed by providing your UK establishment number where the register of charges to be kept.

Section 3: Address of the Single Alternative Inspection Location (SAIL)

Correspondingly, if you have indicated that “NO” in section 2, you must provide the full address (SAIL) of the location where you are going to keep your register of charges.

Section 4: Signature

You must sign the form. The person signing the form OS AD02 must hold the position of either as the overseas company director, secretary or a permanent representative.

Where to send your OS AD02 form

You may send your completed OS AD02 form to one of the following Companies House offices.

England and Wales:

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

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).

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.

You are also encouraged to use the WebFiling service to submit the following documents to Companies House.

For this purpose, 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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