How do I transfer/ change a company name?

Transferring or changing a company name is less complicated than you think but it can take some time to get updated. Read our guide to learn more.

By Chris Andreou

Updated:

February 2, 2024

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How do I transfer/ change a company name guide
How do I transfer/ change a company name guide

Changing your Limited Company name

You can change the name of your limited company through a third party (such as a company formation service), or directly with Companies House.

If you're opting for the latter, you need to complete form NM01. There is a £10 fee payable to Companies House to file the form.

If you're trading as a limited liability partnership, you need to file form LL NM01. A £10 fee applies.

Read more Limited Company guides