How long does it take to dissolve a limited company?


Morning, I’m doing my best to dissolve a company - ideally before the week is out. Not sure if that’s even possible, though. Do you know how long it actually takes to dissolve a limited company completely?



It depends on the dissolution process used but it normally takes at least 3-4 months until a company is completely closed down.

If your company is solvent, the quickest and cheapest way to dissolve it is by applying to Companies House to have it struck off the register. You can do this by filing form DS01. If your company is insolvent, you will have to use the creditors’ voluntary liquidation process.

Detailed guidance on the different dissolution processes can be found here.

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