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UK Company Formation

Public or Private Limited Companies in UK
United Kingdom LLP

  • - Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director.
  • - Proof of residential address of each director and shareholder (Must be in English or certified translation version).
  • - The proposed 3 company names with ending suffix "LIMITED" or "LTD"
  • - Provide your capital structure with any currency

Ideal for UK company registration:

Investment and Holding Company
Investment and Holding Company
Intellectual property
Intellectual property
Software and IT Services
Software and IT Services
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
General Trading with EU
General Trading with EU

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We Grow Your Business In 4 Easy Steps

Preparation

1. Preparation

Request free company name search We check the eligibility of the name, and make suggestion if neccessry.

Filling

2. Filling

  • Register or login and fill in the company names and director/ shareholder(s).
  • Fill in shipping, company address or special request (if any).
Payment

3. Payment

Choose your payment method (We accept payment by Credit/Debit Card, PayPal or Wire Transfer).

Delivery

4. Delivery

  • You will receive soft copies of necessary documents including: Certificate of Incorporation, Business Registration, Memorandum and Articles of Association, etc. Then, your new company in a jurisdiction is ready to do business!
  • You can bring the documents in company kit to open corporate bank account or we can help you with our long experience of Banking support service.
Required documents for United Kingdom company formation
  • Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director.
  • Proof of residential address of each director and shareholder (Must be in English or certified translation version).
  • The proposed 3 company names with ending suffix "LIMITED" or "LTD"
  • Provide your capital structure with any currency

Attractive Cost For United Kingdom Company Formation

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US$ 534 Service Fees

United Kingdom Company Services Fees

  • Done within 2 working days
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UK Company Setup with the main characteristics

Private Limited

General Information
Type of Business Entity Private Limited
Corporate Income Tax 19%
British Based Legal System Yes
Double Tax Treaty Access Yes
Incorporation Time Frame (Approx., days) 2
Corporate Requirements
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Corporate Directors Permitted Yes
Standard Authorized Capital/Shares 10,000 GBP
Local Requirements
Registered Office/ Registered Agent Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Local Meetings Anywhere
Local Directors / Shareholders No
Publicly Accessible Records Yes
Annual Requirements
Annual Return Yes
Audited Accounts Exempted if turnover
Incorporation Fees
Our Service Fee (1st year) US$ 534.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00
Annual Renewal Fees
Our Service Fee (year 2+) US$ 434.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00

Public Limited

General Information
Type of Business Entity Public Limited
Corporate Income Tax 19%
British Based Legal System Yes
Double Tax Treaty Access Yes
Incorporation Time Frame (Approx., days) 2
Corporate Requirements
Minimum Number of Shareholders 1
Minimum Number of Directors 1
Corporate Directors Permitted Yes
Standard Authorized Capital/Shares 50,000 GBP
Local Requirements
Registered Office/ Registered Agent Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Local Meetings Anywhere
Local Directors / Shareholders No
Publicly Accessible Records Yes
Annual Requirements
Annual Return Yes
Audited Accounts Yes
Incorporation Fees
Our Service Fee (1st year) US$ 534.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00
Annual Renewal Fees
Our Service Fee (year 2+) US$ 434.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00

LLP

General Information
Type of Business Entity LLP
Corporate Income Tax Nil. Members are taxed base on their incomes.
British Based Legal System Yes
Double Tax Treaty Access Yes
Incorporation Time Frame (Approx., days) 2
Corporate Requirements
Minimum Number of Shareholders 0
Minimum Number of Directors 0
Corporate Directors Permitted No
Standard Authorized Capital/Shares N/A
Local Requirements
Registered Office/ Registered Agent Yes
Company Secretary Yes
Local Meetings Anywhere
Local Directors / Shareholders No
Publicly Accessible Records Yes
Annual Requirements
Annual Return Yes
Audited Accounts Yes
Incorporation Fees
Our Service Fee (1st year) US$ 534.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00
Annual Renewal Fees
Our Service Fee (year 2+) US$ 434.00
Government fee & Service charged US$ 565.00

Scope of Services

Private Limited

1. Company Formation Service Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Company name search in UK Registry Yes
Document preparation Yes
Registrar of shareholders, directors and members Yes
Registered address Yes
Share Certificate Yes
Customer support 24/7 Yes
Company secretary Yes

2. Government Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Certificate of Incorporation Yes
Memoradum of Association Yes
Appointment Report Yes
Articles of Association Yes

3. UK VAT Registration Requirement

Public Limited

1. Company Formation Service Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Company name search in UK Registry Yes
Document preparation Yes
Registrar of shareholders, directors and members Yes
Registered address Yes
Share Certificate Yes
Customer support 24/7 Yes
Company secretary Yes

2. Government Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Certificate of Incorporation Yes
Memoradum of Association Yes
Appointment Report Yes
Articles of Association Yes

3. UK VAT Registration Requirement

LLP

1. Company Formation Service Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Company name search in UK Registry Yes
Document preparation Yes
Registrar of shareholders, directors and members Yes
Registered address Yes
Share Certificate Yes
Customer support 24/7 Yes
Company secretary Yes

2. Government Fee

Services and Documents Provided Status
Certificate of Incorporation Yes
Memoradum of Association Yes
Appointment Report Yes
Articles of Association Yes

3. UK VAT Registration Requirement

Download forms - UK Company Setup

1. Application Formation Form

Description QR Code Download
Application for Limited Company
PDF | 1.91 MB | Updated time: 14 Mar, 2020, 10:45 (UTC+08:00)

Application form for Limited Company processing

Application for Limited Company Download
Application Formation Form LLP LLC
PDF | 1.80 MB | Updated time: 03 Jan, 2020, 12:24 (UTC+08:00)

Application Formation Form LLP LLC

Application Formation Form LLP LLC Download

2. Business Plan Form

Description QR Code Download
Business Plan Form
PDF | 1,015.78 kB | Updated time: 04 Jan, 2020, 11:16 (UTC+08:00)

Business Plan Form for Company Incorporation

Business Plan Form Download

3. Information Update Form

Description QR Code Download
Information Update Form
PDF | 5.52 MB | Updated time: 06 Jan, 2020, 11:48 (UTC+08:00)

Information Update Form for completing the Registry’s statutory requirements

Information Update Form Download

4. Rate card

Description QR Code Download
United Kingdom LTD Rate card
PDF | 908.49 kB | Updated time: 16 Jan, 2020, 14:45 (UTC+08:00)

Basic Features and Standard price for United Kingdom Private Limited by Shares company

United Kingdom LTD Rate card Download
United Kingdom LLP Rate card
PDF | 835.57 kB | Updated time: 04 Jan, 2020, 12:47 (UTC+08:00)

Basic Features and Standard price for United Kingdom Limited Liability Partnership company

United Kingdom LLP Rate card Download

5. Sample Documents

Description QR Code Download
Certificate of Incorporation United Kingdom LTD Sample
PDF | 2.27 MB | Updated time: 22 Nov, 2018, 10:57 (UTC+08:00)
Certificate of Incorporation United Kingdom LTD Sample Download
N01 United Kingdom LTD Sample
PDF | 2.18 MB | Updated time: 22 Nov, 2018, 10:58 (UTC+08:00)
N01 United Kingdom LTD Sample Download
Certificate of Incorporation United Kingdom LLP Sample
PDF | 2.30 MB | Updated time: 22 Nov, 2018, 10:59 (UTC+08:00)
Certificate of Incorporation United Kingdom LLP Sample Download
LLIN01 United Kingdom LLP Sample
PDF | 4.87 MB | Updated time: 22 Nov, 2018, 11:00 (UTC+08:00)
LLIN01 United Kingdom LLP Sample Download
FAQs

Company Formation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - UK Company Setup

1. Do I need to reside in the UK to have a company?

You do not need to be a UK individual to have a limited company. A foreigner can have 100% ownership of the UK company.

2. How to open a offshore company in UK? | Private/Public Limited or LLP

How to open a offshore company/business in UK?

Step 1 UK Offshore Company Formation, initially Our Relationship Managers team will ask you have to provide the detailed information of the Shareholder/Director's names and information. You can select level of services you need, normal with 2 working days or a working day in urgent case. Furthermore, give the proposal company names so that we can check the eligibility of company name in Company House system.

Step 2 You settle the payment for Our Service fee and official UK Government Fee required. We accept payment by Credit/Debit Card Visa Visa Discover American , Paypal Paypal or Wire Transfer to our HSBC bank account HSBC bank account   (Read: Payment Guidelines  )

Step 3 After collecting full information from you, Offshore Company Corp will send you a digital version (Certificate of Incorporation, Register of Shareholder/Directors, Share Certificate, Memorandum of Association and Articles etc.) via email. Full UK Offshore Company kit will courier to your resident address by express (TNT, DHL or UPS etc.).

You can open bank account for your company in European, Hong Kong, Singapore or other jurisdictions supported offshore bank accounts! You are freedom international money transfer under your offshore company.

Your UK Company formation completed, ready to do international business!

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3. What is a business secretary?

A business secretary is by and large named to take care of a percentage of the executives' obligations, for example, keeping up and documenting statutory registers and organization records.

Moreover, the Secretary company will provide a business address for you.

 

4. What is difference between LLP and private limited in UK?
Private Limited by Share LLP
Can be registered, owned and managed by just one individual – a sole person acting as both the director and shareholder A minimum of two members are required to set up an LLP.
The liability of shareholders or guarantors is limited to the amount paid or unpaid on their shares, or the amount of their guarantees. The liability of LLP members is limited to the amount each member guarantees to pay if the business runs into financial difficulty or is wound up.
A limited company can receive loans and capital investment from outside investors. An LLP can only receive loan capital. It cannot offer equity shares in the business to non-LLP members.
Limited companies pay corporation tax and capital gains tax on all taxable income. LLP members pay income tax, National Insurance and capital gains tax on all taxable income. The LLP itself has no tax liability.
You need to inform the Secretary company for each time changing of director, shareholder. It is easier to change the internal management structure and distribution of profits in an LLP.

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5. What is difference Virtual Office address and Registration Address Services with my company?

Registration Address only receive mailing from local government authority related to your registration, annual return and tax return (if any for some jurisdiction).

Virtual address service allows your company to have a local address and to receive mail there, sometime you can have a local phone number, which, in some cases, can lend more credibility to your company.

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6. If I do not want my name shows up, how can I do that?

Offshore Company Corp can also provide a nominee director and a nominee shareholder to protect your privacy.

Nominee non-beneficiary, non-executive and just name only on paperwork.

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7. How long does it take to get VAT and tax number for the UK company?

Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR). You’ll get an activation code in the post within 10 working days of enrolling (21 days if you’re abroad). When you have your code, sign in to your online account to file your return online. (Link)  (Read: What is UTR number?)

Value Added Tax (VAT) usually takes at least 3 weeks to obtain.

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8. Timeframe and minimum requirements for setting up a UK Private Limited Company/ LLPs?

The minimum requirement to form

  • UK Private Limited Company (LTD) is
    • At least one shareholder
    • One director, who can be the same person.
  • For the LLPs
    • At least 2 members must be provided.
  • Offshore Company Corp will provide a registered office address and secretarial services.
  • It normally takes 2 working days to form a new company

In order to set up a UK Private Limited Company, Offshore Company Corp will need:

  • Passport of each shareholder/beneficial owner and director
  • Proof of residential address of each director and shareholder (Must be in English or certified translation version)
  • A SIC which has the closest description to your business activity

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