Can a non-resident register a UK company? Yes, We provide UK company formation for non-residents.

We also provide UK business bank account for non-residents.

Non UK residents can register a UK company but must have a UK registered office address.

Can a non-resident register a UK company?


A non-resident can register a company in the UK. There is no nationality restrictions on the director or shareholder. However you do need a registered office address in the UK.

UK Company can be formed electronically at Companies House in few hours.

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Requirements to set up a UK Limited company:

  1. Company Name: You need to make sure that your desired company name is available at Companies House, i.e. it's not the same as an existing name and does not contain any sensitive words. You can find list of sensitive words in the Annexes A-C at Companies House.
  2. Director: Only one director is required for the company formation. However there is no limit to the number of directors you can appoint. Atleast one director must be a natural person. You cannot be the company director if you are under the age of 16, un-discharged bankrupt or disqualified from acting as a company director.
  3. Shareholder: Only one shareholder is required. However there is no limit to the number of shareholders you can appoint. Can be an individual or a corporate body, can also be the director. At least one share must be issued.
  4. UK Registered office address -This address will appear on the public register. All statutory mails from Companies House and HMRC will be sent to the registered office address. However companies are not required to trade from this address.
  5. Service address - This address does not have to be in the UK. It is required by every director and shareholder of the company. It can be a residential address or the same address as the registered office. This address will appear on the public register.

With regards to bank account for the UK company, it does not need to be in the UK and account can be opened anywhere in the world.

If you are a non-resident interested in setting up a UK company and need assistance, CG Incorporations can help. You do not just make the payment and incorporate the company yourself. We form the company for you, we take all the necessary information, complete the company formation application and send it to Companies House.

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