In order to form a UK Limited Company you will need the following details to hand for each shareholder, director and company secretary (if applicable):

  • Full name
  • Home address
  • Length of time at address
  • Previous address if less than 3 years at current address
  • Telephone number
  • Occupation
  • Date of Birth
  • National Insurance Number
  • Eye colour (yes seriously!)
  • Town of Birth
  • Mother’s maiden name
  • Nationality
  • Any other companies you have been director of in the last three years


Plus for the actual company set up:

  • Desired company name
  • Desired Director(s)
  • Desired Company Secretary (it is not compulsory to have one)
  • Desired Registered Office address. This can be your home address, your office, or you can arrange a Registered Office service (there are many available).


And you’ll need to know what SIC code(s) best describe your business – you can search through them here