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File company information online using Companies House WebFiling

Before you start

WebFiling allows you to file most company information online free of charge, however the annual return fee is £14 and the change of name by resolution standard fee is £8, or £30 for the same day. All major credit/debit cards and PayPal are accepted. MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa are also used to improve online card payment security. Find out which forms can be filed online and a list of filing exceptions - Opens in a new window.

This service is delivered by Companies House in conjunction with To start, you will need to complete the registration process as follows:

  1. provide a valid email address
  2. wait for an email with our security code
  3. apply for an authentication code for each company you intend to file information on to be posted to your registered address

Each time you use WebFiling, log in and enter the company number and authentication code.

Any data captured through using WebFiling is stored with the Registrar of Companies and not and is subject to the Companies House privacy policy. Read the Companies House privacy policy on the Companies House website - Opens in a new window.




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Filing company information using WebFiling

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