Confirmation Statement Filing
Use our Confirmation Statement Filing service to ensure that your company details are correctly updated with Companies House and that you meet the mandatory obligations of your Company.
A confirmation statement (previously known as the Annual Return) is a mandatory Company Filing which every company needs to submit to Companies House at least once every 12 months. The purpose of the Confirmation statement is really to be a confirmation that the company is active and that all the information held about the company is up to date.
How to get started
Simply add this service to your basket and check out. Once you have completed the checkout, we will send you a short questionnaire which will allow us to prepare your Confirmation Statement accurately. It’s really that simple.
When would you need to submit a confirmation statement?
Aside from your compulsory annual confirmation statement you may need you file a confirmation to make certain changes to your company, some of those changes are detailed below:
- To add or remove a shareholder
- To make changes to shareholding details
- To change your Company SIC code (for instance if you change your business activities)
Your confirmation statement can be filed and accepted in as little as 3 hours.
We will submit your new director details to Companies House
Your new director will receive a welcome letter from Companies House
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When is my Confirmation statement due?
For a new company, it is exactly 12 months after the date you formed your company.
If you have previously filed a confirmation statement for the company, your next confirmation statement will be due 12 months following the day after the last confirmation statement was submitted
What information will you need to add a director?
- Date of appointment of the director
- Full name of the new director. (and any former names used in the last 20 years)
- Director’s Nationality
- Director’s full Date of birth
- Director’s Occupation
- Director’s Service address. (this address will be on public record)
What details does a Confirmation Statement confirm?
If there are or are not changes to the company’s directors, shareholders, People with Significant control, Share Capital, Company registered address, changes in your SIC codes – these would need to be reported in the Confirmation statement
What happens if I do not submit my Confirmation statement?
As mentioned, the Confirmation Statement is a mandatory requirement for every company in the UK. If you do not submit a Confirmation Statement within 14 days of its due date, the offices could be prosecuted and it will be treated as a Criminal Offence with fines of up to £5000 and your company could potentially be struck off the register.
Can I submit more than one Confirmation Statement in a year?
Yes. You can submit any number of Confirmation statements in a year, but no more than 1 per day. You should remember that if you file more than more Confirmation statement per year, the date that your next confirmation statement is due will be based on the last Confirmation Statement that you submitted.
How will I know if my Confirmation Statement has been accepted by Companies House?
We will email you to confirm the acceptance of your Confirmation Statement and also send you a copy of your Confirmation Statement.
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