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Companies House Authentication Code
This code allows us to submit forms to Companies House on your behalf.
We will need your Companies House Authentication code to submit accounts to Companies House.
We also need it to keep your company information up to date, such as your Persons of Significant Control (PSCs), shareholder and director registers.
Your Companies House Authentication Code is confidential. Sharing it confers the ability to amend your register of shareholders amongst other things.
When you form your limited company you will receive a letter containing your authentication code. It usually arrives within the first two weeks of incorporation.
We can request your authentication code without you having to set up an online account. Feel free to ask!
Then you can follow the steps above.
If you used a formation agent like Companies Made Simple to create your company, then you may be able to find your Companies House Authentication Code in your online account. This might be easier than waiting for a code in the post or sending a paper form.