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
Last 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.

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