UK company with EEA corporate officer with effect from 1 January 2021 are required to provide up to date information about their EEA corporate officer to Companies House.
EEA stands for the European Economic Area. If your corporate officer is registered in the EEA countries then you must comply with the new UK companies filing requirement. Below is the list of the countries in the EEA.
The EEA countries include the following countries and the European Union (EU) countries.
The EU includes the following countries:
- Republic of Cyprus
- Czech Republic
Your EEA corporate officer information required
If your UK company has appointed an EEA corporate officer as your company director or secretary then you must provide the following information of your EEA corporate officer to Companies House.
- corporate or company name
- registered (or principal) office address
- legal form and its governing law
- register and registration number (if applicable)
This requirement does not affect UK company with UK registered company as their corporate officer.
How to submit your UK company’s EEA corporate officer information to Companies House
You would require to complete the relevant Companies House forms for your EEA corporate officer and submit it to Companies House. You can do it online or send in your completed form by post.
|Form reference||Purpose of filing|
|CH02||change details for a corporate director|
|CH04||change details for a corporate secretary|
|LL CH02||change details for a corporate member of an LLP|
During this COVID pandemic, Companies House encourages to do the filing online. This is because paper filing takes longer than usual to process. If you require help with this filing, our accountants can help you.
This filing is similar to filing your company accounts and Confirmation statement online which you would require your company’s authentication code to file.
Deadline to deliver your EEA corporate officer information
Your UK company with EEA corporate officer has three months from 1 January 2021 to deliver the information to Companies House.
If you have any questions about EEA corporate officer filing with Companies House, contact us, our accountants will assist you.