What are the minimum requirements for setting up a UK Private Limited Company?

Updated time: Dec 28, 2015 , 17:27 (UTC+08:00)

Basic UK Private Limited Company (LTD) must include at least:

  • one Director (individual)
  • one Shareholder (individual or corporate)
  • Registered Office Address in UK (PO box is not allowed)

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There is no prescribed minimum share capital. Usual amount of shares UK Government will issue is 1,000 of GBP1.00 each inclusive.

At last, the minimum requirement to form a UK Private Limited Company (LTD) is one Shareholder/Director who can be the same person.

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