Some Companies House forms will change after Brexit. There would not be a problem for you if you file online yourself. However, if you are going to do a paper filing ensure you download the correct Companies House form.
Companies House would reject incorrect or incomplete forms. Click here for the common errors made by applicants when writing their company names on the Companies House forms.
For this purpose, Companies House would update their web filing system with the latest necessary changes to ease the transition. To file online, you would require your authentication code.
New Companies House forms for corporate officers
In the event of UK leaves EU with no deal the following Companies House forms would change. The changes on these forms are subject to approval by Parliament.
The draft legislation is called The Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Partnerships (Amendments etc) EU Exit Regulations 2019.
The new Companies House forms would take effect on the exit day.
|Form reference||Companies House Form name|
|LLIN01||Limited liability partnership incorporation|
|AP02||Corporate director appointment|
|LLAP02||Corporate LLP member appointment|
|AP04||Corporate secretary appointment|
|CH02||change of corporate director details|
|LLCH02||change of corporate LLP member details|
|CH04||change of corporate secretary details|
Companies House states there will be minor changes to references in sections C1 and C3 of the confirmation statement CS01 form which refer to regulated markets outside the UK.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Companies House or our accountants. We would be happy to help you.