Does my date of incorporation change if I change my company name?


We are preparing to change the name of our limited company, but I’m wondering how that might impact our incorporation date. Does this change if our company name changes, or will it stay the same? Thanks in advance for your answers.



No, your company’s date of incorporation never changes, even if you change your company name. It’s the same company; it has the same company registration number - the only thing that will change is the registered name of the company.

Companies House will give you a new certificate when your company name has been changed. This is a Certificate of Name Change, it is not a new Certificate of Incorporation. You must keep your original certificate and the new certificate for the entirety of your company’s existence.

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