Keep the Register of PSC on Companies House register

You can use the Companies House form EH04 to elect to keep the Register of PSC on Companies House register. PSC stands for People of Significant Control. You can also use the form EH04 to elect to keep relevant legal entities (RLEs) and other registrable persons (ORPs) on the Companies House Register. With this election, you do not have to maintain your own register of people with significant control.

Take note that once you elected to have your register of PSC on the public register, each PSC’s birth date will be published in full. This information will permanently remain part of the public record.

Complete the form EH04 to Keep the Register of PSC on the Companies House register

You must complete and submit the Companies House form EH04.

You would require the following information to complete your EH04 form.

And lastly, you must sign the form.

PSC forms to complete

Concurrently, you must also complete and submit the relevant PSC forms and submit them together with your EH04 form.

  • PSC01 – Notice of individual person with significant control
  • PSC02 – Notice of relevant legal entity (RLE)
  • PSC03 – Notice of other registrable person (ORP)
  • PSC04 – Change of details of individual person with significant control
  • PSC05 – Change of details of relevant legal entity (RLE)
  • PSC06 – Change of details of other registrable person (ORP)
  • PSC07 – Notice of ceasing to be a PSC, RLE or ORP
  • PSC08 – Notification of PSC statements
  • PSC09 – Update to PSC statements

Where to send your EH04 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 EH04.

Please send your completed EH04 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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