Apply to register a new charity

Our user-friendly system provides you with online guidance throughout completion of the form, and you can save the form at any time and come back to it another time if you wish.

Before you begin the online registration application process we recommend you should

Before you apply to register a new charity, you must read our Public benefit guidance. This will explain how your application should demonstrate that your organisation's aims are charitable for the public benefit. It cannot have some aims which are charitable and others which are not. Our Guidance on charitable purposes sets out which aims ('purposes') are considered to be charitable and why.

Apply to register a charity

Once you are ready you can complete and submit your online registration application.


Remember, you can save and return to your application at any time before you click the Submit button.

You can also complete and submit a PDF application in Welsh here.

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