Company formation checklist

You will need the following information to complete your company formation application.

Registered office address

This address will be used to receive official mail from Companies House and HMRC. It must be a physical address in the UK but you cannot use a PO Box number.

Director details

  • Full name
  • Date of birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Residential address
  • Service address (residential or other address)

Shareholder details

  • Full name
  • Contact address (residential or other address)
  • Three security details (these act as an online signature)
    • First three letters of mother’s maiden name
    • First three letters of father’s forename
    • First three letters of eye colour

Secretary details
(Not compulsory)

  • Full name
  • Date of birth (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Occupation
  • Nationality
  • Residential address
  • Contact address (residential or other address)