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How fast can you file a Confirmation statement

Companies House requires every limited company to submit their confirmation Statement on time every year. How fast can you file a confirmation statement with Companies House? It is dependent on what method of filing you choose to do it.

You may file your Confirmation statement with Companies House in two ways. do it online or send your confirmation statement form in by post or hand-delivered it to one of the Companies House offices near you.

File Online

You would require your company’s authentication code in order to submit your Confirmation statement online.

If you have your authentication code and all the information required to complete your confirmation statement, your filing can be done within the hour or less. You would receive an acknowledgement receipt of your filing Companies House instantly and followed by acceptance of your filing if everything is in order. So, the fastest way to submit your confirmation statement is to file online.

However, if you do not have your authentication code with you, filing online may be slower than filing it by post. This is because you would have to take an additional step. You must request Companies House to resend your authentication code to you. Normally, they will send it to your company’s registered office within 5 working days.

File by post

Alternatively, you may submit your confirmation statement by post. First, you print the Confirmation statement form CS01 from Companies House website, complete it and post it to one of Companies House offices.

For example, if your company is incorporated in England, you may send your Confirmation statement CS01 form to Companies House office in Cardiff at the address below.

Companies House Cardiff
Crown way
CF14 3UZ

For fast delivery, you may consider the Royal Mail Next day guaranteed service. If you are sending your documents from oversea, consider using speed post services like FedEx etc.

Deliver your Confirmation statement by hand

Another method to deliver your confirmation statement is to hand-deliver your completed confirmation statement form to one of Companies House offices.

For instance, if your company is in London. You may hand-deliver your documents to Companies House office in London at the address below.

Companies House
Ground Floor
80 Petty France

This option is handy especially if your confirmation statement is already overdue. you may ask them for a proof of received stamp for your document.

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