Guidance

Upload a document to Companies House

How to file certain documents online that would usually be sent to us in a paper format.

This guidance has been created for the interim Upload a document to Companies House service to enable paperless filing in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Published 8 April 2020

From: Companies House

Contents

Documents you can upload

Scottish limited partnership

SLP forms

SLP PSC01 - Give notice of individual person with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC02 - Give notice of relevant legal entity with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC03 - Give notice of other registrable person with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC04 - Give notice to change details of a person with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC05 - Give details of relevant legal entity with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC06 - Give notice changing details of other person with significant control of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC07 - Give notice of ceasing to be a PSC, RLE or ORP of a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC08 - Give notice of a person of PSC statements for a Scottish limited partnership

SLP PSC09 - Give notice of update to PSC statements for a Scottish limited partnership

Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP forms

SQP2 - Give notice of a change of details for a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP3 - Give notice of ceasing to be a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC01 - Give notice of individual person with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC02 - Give notice of relevant legal entity with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC03 - Give notice of other registrable person with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC04 - Give notice to change details of a person with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC05 - Give details of relevant legal entity with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC06 - Give notice changing details of other person with significant control of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC07 - Give notice of ceasing to be a PSC, RLE or ORP of a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC08 - Give notice of PSC statements for a Scottish qualifying partnership

SQP PSC09 - Give notice of update to PSC statements for a Scottish qualifying partnership

Registrar's powers

RP forms

RP02A - Apply for rectification by the registrar of companies

RP02B - Apply for rectification of a change of registered address

RP03 - Object to a request to rectify the register

RP06 - Apply to remove material about a director

RP07 - Apply to change a company's disputed registered office address

RP CH01 - Correct a director's date of birth

LL RP02A - Apply for rectification by the registrar for a limited liability partnership

LL RP02B - Apply for rectification of change of registered address of a limited liability partnership

LL RP07 - Apply to change a disputed registered office address of a limited liability partnership

LL RP CH01 - Correct the date of birth of an LLP member

Change of constitution

CC forms

CC01 - Give notice of restriction on the company's articles

CC02 - Give notice of removal of restriction on company's articles

CC04 - Notify the change of company's objects

CC05 - Change constitution by enactment

CC06 - Change constitution by order of court or other authority

Resolutions

You can only use this service to upload a resolution in relation to change of constitution (CC) forms.

Articles

You can only use this service to upload articles in relation to change of constitution (CC) forms.

How to prepare the document

You must complete the document in advance. Save it to the device you are using in a PDF format so that it is ready to upload.

Companies House forms

You can complete the form electronically:

  1. Find the Companies House form that you need and download it.
  2. Type the information directly onto the form.
  3. Save the form to the device you are using so that it is ready to upload.

You can complete the form using a pen:

  • Print the form.
  • Fill in the information directly onto the form using black ink.
  • Scan the completed form.
  • Save the scanned form to the device you are using so that it is ready to upload.

Signatures

We can accept signatures that are:

  • digitally generated
  • types directly into the form
  • scanned onto the form
  • hand-written in black ink

Documents that need evidence

RP07 or LL RP07

You must include evidence to support your application. Your evidence can be copies of original documents. You can upload up to 10 files including the completed document and the evidence. Applications submitted without evidence will be rejected.

The evidence we need for a person or company where the address is being used without permission

We can accept:

  • documents showing the applicant's rights in the address, such as leasehold or freehold
  • a written agreement allowing the applicant to use the address
  • a utility bill sent to the applicant at the address and dated within the last 6 months

The evidence we need for a service provider who had a contract with the company which is now terminated

We can accept:

  • written evidence of the start and end of the contract. This might be the company's request for service, an invoice that shows proof of payment or other evidence of the company's involvement
  • a copy of the signed contract and the termination letter

What happens next

An examiner will process the uploaded document to check if it's acceptable for filing.

If your document is acceptable for filing, the document will be registered with the date it was uploaded to Companies House.

If your document is not acceptable for filing we will email you to let you know what to do next.

Contact us

Email us at enquiries@companieshouse.gov.uk and we'll answer as soon as possible.

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