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International Pack £37.99 +VAT

Summary

This pack is for clients who reside outside the UK. Your company will be incorporated and established within 1 working day. You will be emailed electronic copies (PDFs) of the certificate of incorporation, share certificate and memorandum and articles of association. Our International Pack includes our comprehensive Registered Office Service with free official mail processing along with a UK telephone number for 3 months.

We have a link to 1 UK bank that offers GBP accounts to UK companies with overseas owners. From time to time, we can also offer other links to banks that offer both GBP and multi-currency accounts to UK companies controlled by non-UK residents. However, each of these banks have their own rules and regulations regarding new clients, so we cannot guarantee a successful referral. Overseas clients frequently open GBP accounts and multicurrency accounts with their own banks for their UK companies.

Users, Requirements and Suitability

Our International Pack is ideal for anyone who is not a resident of the UK but seeks to establish a company here. You will have an official UK address and a UK telephone number for your business upon incorporation. In addition, you will be able to view your statutory post on ShareFile, regardless of where you are in the world. Telephone calls are diverted as per your requirements, which means that you will have full access to every aspect of your new UK company.

Upgrades and additional services

Various additional services are available to overseas users.

If you need hard copies of the incorporation documents, then these can be delivered to you by DHL. Simply add the option onto your order before you go to checkout.

Documents can be apostilled and delivered by courier to assist with overseas legal compliance matters. The telephone service can be upgraded to include call answering. The post that is scanned can be upgraded to include business post and letters from banks, suppliers and customers.

The telephone service can be upgraded to include call answering.

Pricing and Value for Money

Overseas residents are able to set up a fully functional company in the UK within 1 working day that is completely ready to trade for very little money. The UK is internationally recognised for having a robust legal system and a lack of bureaucracy and red tape, which entails that this country is an ideal place for anyone who desires to establish an international company.

This pack is slightly more expensive than the Business Pack to cover the extra cost of completing Money Laundering Compliance checks on overseas customers.

What's Included in this package

  • Ready-To-Trade Company Limited By Shares

  • Companies House Filing Fee Paid By Us

  • Digital (PDF) Company Documents

  • Company Administration Portal

  • Web Authentication Code

  • Free Administration Support

  • Additional Work On MLR Compliance

  • PSC Register

  • Registered Office Service

  • Officers & Shareholders Service Address

  • Telephone Service

Optional Services

  • VAT Registration Service

  • Free Referral to a Payroll Bureau

  • Accountant Referral With Free Initial Consultation

  • DHL Delivery for Company Documents (Worldwide)

Free referrals to bank and card merchant accounts

Barclays Bank
Lloyds Bank
Cashplus Bank
Worldpay Bank

FAQs

How long does it take to form a company?

Just like most formation agents, we use a third-party software system that links our orders directly to Companies House. Once your order is placed, it is automatically forwarded to Companies House. The time taken is entirely dependent on Companies House’s workload. Companies House will normally complete your application within 1 working day. In unusual circumstances, Companies House systems can be interrupted and take more than a day to resolve, but this is very rare.

Do I need to specify what my business is or the objects of the company?

There is no requirement to specify the objects of your company or the nature of your trade in the articles of association (constitution) of the company. However, you will be asked to provide a SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) code when you make your application. A drop-down list of all the available classifications is available at the appropriate juncture in the application. You only need to select one code, and it should be the code that is the most accurate. It is very rare to find an exact SIC match, so use a general SIC match if that is all that is available.

What are the charges?

We offer a discount to first time buyers who wish only to buy a basic limited company formation. The basic price is always published and clearly stated but will vary from time to time. There are never any hidden charges. There is a selection of more expensive packages, and there are extra services you can buy. We charge for all the extras, but they are entirely optional.

How many people do I need to form a company?

You need a shareholder and a director. The shareholder and the director can be the same person, so a company can be formed with just 1 person. Shareholders are the owners of the company while the directors are the people responsible for managing a company. The director must be at least 16 years of age.

What documents are required to create a company?

You do not need any documents to form a company, and the entire process is online. Our systems generate and submit forms IN01 and the Memorandum and articles of association on your behalf when you complete your order.

What company name can I use?

Subject to specific rules, you can use any company name, provided it does not already exist or resembles another company name on the Companies House Register. Our name search box is linked to Companies House and will advise you if your proposed name is available.

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