register a company

Client Registration for Non-UK Residents

UK Limited Company - LTD

With Overseas Residents



identification requirements

Providing Identification and Registration

Limited Company (LTD) - With Non-UK Residents

If you have purchased an address service or ongoing services from us we need you to provide identification documents. All directors, shareholders and persons with significant control. must provide full identification.

What documents do we need?

Overseas customers need to provide notarised copies of the following documents

  • Photo Identification - Passport or Driving Licence
  • Address Proof - Utility Bill (Gas, Electric, Water), Bank Statement, Council Tax Bill, Landline Phone Bill (not mobile phone). This should be issued within the last 3 months.

The notary public must confirm that they have checked the documents and verified the address information to be correct. They cannot simply certify a document as a copy without checking the address. 

We need the contact details and an email address for the notary public. This information will be checked online.

These notarised documents must be sent to us by secure courier. We do not accept these as copies or by email.

Registration Forms - We also need one of our registration forms completing



If you need any assistance completing the registration forms please get in touch.

Thank you for completing the registration process.

We understand providing the registration form and documentation is time consuming and administrative. This is a legal requirement and we appreciate customers supplying these as quickly as possible. Without correct identification we cannot provide services. 

Identification must be provided before you start using our service. More details can be found here.


Please note Companies House processing times are an estimate only and not guaranteed.

Simple Formations is a trading name of Small Firms Services Limited. We have been trading since 1998 and are one of the UK's longest standing Company Formation Agents

We accept card payment by American Express, Mastercard and Visa

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express

Small Firms Services Ltd Union House 111 New Union Street Coventry, CV1 2NT