Company Set up & Registration


1. What criteria needs to be met to set up a company in the UK?
  • At least one director/shareholder (no restriction on nationality)
  • All the shareholders must be over 16-year old
  • At least £1 registered capital
  • An address for the company (if you don’t have a UK address, we can provide one)

  • 2. What documents do I need to provide?
  • Registration application form
  • Company name
  • Director/Shareholder’s identification or passport copy
  • Investment proportion (£1 - £1 million)
  • You need to register CT account with HMRC within 3 months of your company registration. Please contact us for related information.


    3. Company Registration Procedure
  • Provide company name for registration (Chinese or English)
  • Check company name availability (result will be received within 24 hours)
  • Sign the attorney letter for registration
  • Pay for registration fee
  • Receive registration documents after 5-8 working days
  • Assist you with opening the company account

  • 4. What services can we provide?
  • Open a UK bank account
  • UK company address
  • Virtual office function, letter reception

  • 5. Company Types
  • Private Limited Company – the most common type
  • Contractor – applies to freelance workers
  • Private Limited Company by Guarantee - profit organisations such as clubs and sports associations.
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) - accountancy or law firms


  • Disclaimer:

    The above information and calculations are for illustrative purposes only. No liability is accepted by O’Brien S & Co Ltd for any actions or losses from investment in reliance on the information and calculations. Consult a qualified professional financial advisor before making any financial decisions. O’Brien S & Co Ltd holds the copyrights in all materials on the website. All rights reserved.




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