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We are a Companies House-authorised formations company. You can trust our advice when it comes to registering a company.

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100% transparent prices (no hidden charges)

Like for like, our prices are the best in the industry. We offer 100% transparency and absolutely no hidden charges.

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We help you register a business step by step

No more confusion when it comes to shares, officers and SIC codes from the moment you conceive your initial business.

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Super quick and easy registration

Our online company registration system is super intuitive and easy to use for everyone. Our customers love it.

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Exclusive deals and offers

We have negotiated exclusive deals and free offers for our customers, including accounting, website and digital marketing.

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Fast-tracked bank account

No more waiting for appointments. We will fast track your business bank account with Barclays, Lloyds or Tide.

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Register a limited company with a London registered office (protect your home address)

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Exceptional customer service

Rated five star and given 97% positive service rating by customers.

Very fast process. Say yesterday I submitted the form and today I received all the correspondence. I have recommended you guys to my business community. A very happy customer.

Bill Roy Five Star

I formed my company with Mint. Good service from their customer support team. They were very calm and helpful all through the process. Good work team and I wish you the best.

Isabella O'Ryan Five Star

Mint Formations was really good and convenient for us. They provided us everything they said they would, in less than a day. Amazing service and so we recommend them.

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We have negotiated fantastic deals and special offers from some of the world’s biggest brands exclusively for our customers. As a customer looking to register a business, you get special privileges and unbeatable deals from the best in the industry.

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About us

Why do we standout from other registration companies

Most registration companies in UK operate like a faceless corporate. We are like a family owned business in your own neighbourhood (whom you know for 20 years and trust them).

We ourselves have started businesses from scratch and we thoroughly understand the anxiety that every business owner goes through before starting a new company. That’s why we take care of your company incorporation as if we were registering our own company.

Give us a try and you’ll know why we stand out from the rest.

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We make starting a business simple

Our formation service follows four simple steps:

Choose a company name

Choose a company name

Search for your preferred company name and find out if it is available for registration.

Select package

Select your package

Choose from several tailored packages to suit your company needs.

Checkout and pay

Checkout and pay!

Upon checkout, you will receive FREE offers* and optional add-ons to add to your cart.

Submit your company details

Submit your company details

Simply add the relevant information and we’ll register your company swiftly.

*We will fast-track your business account for FREE — a vital aspect of registering a business! Choose between the FREE Lloyds or Barclays business account and then click“add to basket”.

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Are you an overseas customer?

Choose our non-UK resident package for just £129

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Frequently asked questions

How long will it take to register a company in the UK?

We will normally register your new company within three to six hours of you submitting your online application via our website. However, registering a company name within this timeframe does depend on how busy Companies House is on that day. For those who need to register a limited company urgently, we offer a guaranteed same-day formation service (orders should be submitted before 15:00 GMT on any business day). You will receive all the official paperwork in your email inbox as soon as your company is registered at Companies House.

What information should I provide to form my new company?

When setting up and registering a new business, you need to choose a unique company name. You will also need to provide the full name, residential address, date of birth, nationality, business occupation, telephone number, town of birth and eye colour of each director/shareholder to form and register a UK limited company.

What documents are required to register a UK limited company?

Registering a business and registering your company name does not require an endless amount of paperwork. You don’t even need specific documents to hand for us to register your UK limited company. Once you register your company name and the registration process is complete, we will ask you to send your identification and proof of address within 30 days to comply with AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and KYC (Know Your Customer) regulations.

Can you help me get a business bank account with Barclays or Lloyds?

Yes! Once you register a company name, we can help you set up a business bank account with Barclays or Lloyds via a fast-tracked application process. Please note that this offer is available for UK residents only. We have other business banking options for non-UK residents.

I have a bad/poor credit rating. Can I still get a business bank account?

Yes. When it comes to starting a business, we can help you get a business bank account even if you have a bad or poor credit rating. Some of our banking partners offer business bank accounts for people with poor credit ratings.

Can I use my home address as the registered address for my new company?

Yes. You can use your home address. However, it’s important to note that your home address will be publicly available for anyone to view. That’s why most of our customers prefer to register a company name using our “registered office” service. This allows you to hide your home address from the internet, marketing agencies and the general public, and also gives you a prestigious London corporate address.

Are shareholders required for my LTD company?

Once you register a limited company (limited by shares), you must have at least one shareholder. There’s no limit on the maximum number of shareholders you can have. If you are the only shareholder, you’ll own 100% of the company. The price of an individual share can be any value, and you can choose a low share value — for example, £1 per share.

Can a non-UK citizen register a UK company?

Yes. You can register a UK limited company as a non-UK citizen. There is no legal requirement for you to be a UK resident or citizen to register your UK company. Using our service, you can register a company name and complete your UK company registration 100% online from anywhere in the world.

Do I need to sign any documents?

No. You don’t have to sign any documents to register a company name in the UK. Our company registration online process takes care of everything — in super quick time.

Is a company secretary a mandatory requirement?

No. This is no longer a mandatory requirement. You are not legally required to appoint a company secretary for a private limited company, but some companies choose to appoint one after they register a limited company.

I am starting a limited company as a first timer. Can you help me step by step?

Yes. We can hold your hand throughout the entire process and help you register your business step by step. Contact our live chat support anytime and we will be happy to guide you through the entire process, from when you first register a company name through to completion.

Do I need to register my company for VAT?

Not unless your company’s annual turnover exceeds (or is expected to exceed) the VAT threshold of £85,000. However, for some businesses, it may be beneficial to register for VAT even if your annual turnover is less than the threshold.

What documents will I get as proof of my new company incorporation?

As soon as Companies House approves your online company registration application, you will receive electronic copies of your certificate of incorporation with your unique company number, memorandum and articles of association, and share certificates for all shareholders. If applicable, printed copies of these documents will be posted to you within 24 hours.

How do I choose and register a company name?

If you are registering a new private limited company, you must choose a unique name for your business. In order to register a company name, you must make sure the name ends with either “Limited” or “Ltd”, or the Welsh equivalents (“Cyfyngedig” or “Cyf”. Your company name cannot be the same (or similar) to another registered company’s name.

Do I need to appoint a director for my new company?

Yes. You must appoint a director for your new company. Your UK limited company must have at least one director over the age of 16. Directors are legally responsible for running the company, filing accounts and submitting official paperwork. Another company can also be a director, but at least one of your directors must be a person.

As a director, do I have to publish my home address to the public record?

Once you register a limited company, all directors must submit their residential address and a service address. Both the addresses can be the same or different. By choosing a different service address, you can keep your home address confidential. Our director’s address service allows directors to hide their home address from the internet, marketing agencies and the general public.

Can you send the printed documents to my international address?

Yes. As soon as you register a company, we will print and post the official copies of your certificate of incorporation and share certificates to your international address, if you choose our international package.

What are the business banking options for non-UK residents?

Even though many high street banks refuse business bank accounts for companies with overseas resident directors, we have negotiated special arrangements with select banking partners to open your business bank account once you register a limited company. We offer two types of business accounts: a virtual bank account and a high street bank account. Depending upon your country of residence, requirements and your budget, we can advise on the right banking option for you.

Our service includes an initial consultation, introduction and help with setting up your UK bank account. We will collect your information and apply on your behalf. Please note that additional charges are applicable for this service.

How does our price compare against other companies?

Our prices are fair, competitive and, like for like, the best in the industry. The company registration packages that we have carefully put together provide fantastic value for your money. We not only offer the best prices, but we have also negotiated great deals with our partners, which offer products and services at a greatly reduced price exclusively for Mint customers.

We continually strive to improve the services we offer our customers, but one thing that we never do is deliberately entice you with a low price and shock you with extras at a later stage.

Can I register a UK company myself without the help of a solicitor (or accountant)?

Yes. You can do everything yourself. You don’t need an expensive solicitor or accountant to register a UK company. Our online company registration process is very simple and straightforward. You can also receive free step-by-step live help from our customer support team throughout the entire registration process.

How does your free business phone number work?

This service is offered by our affiliate partner, Cleartone communications, exclusively for Mint customers. You must already have a UK landline number to qualify for a free business phone number. If you don’t have a UK landline number, there are a few low-cost alternative options available with Cleartone.

This business phone number for your office can be forwarded to your mobile or landline. When the phone rings, you get an alert that it’s a business call. You can answer, reject or take a message — no office, contract or extra handsets needed! This service includes call recording and an online portal.

Ready to register your new company?

Here’s everything you need to know…

When registering a business, you'll only need a few details to hand. Our online application wizard will make it a breeze and guide you through the registration process, from starting a business to registering your company name and forming a limited company. Here’s a quick look at what you need to register a UK limited company:

  • Unique company name — Simply search for your desired company name and we’ll instantly tell you if it’s available
  • Registered office address — You’ll need your company's official address (you can choose your own address or opt for our prestigious London address).
  • Director information — The names, nationalities, dates of birth, occupations, residential addresses and service addresses of each of your directors.
  • Shareholders/share information — The names of each of your shareholders, along with the number of shares held and the value of those shares.

When it comes to starting and registering a business, our online application process makes it simple.

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Mint: Your one stop solution for all your business essentials

Accounting, compliance, legal, design and more

Once you register the company, you would need a suite of services to smoothly operate. With Mint, you don’t need to look elsewhere. We offer accounting, legal, statutory compliance with regulatory bodies and more. 1000’s of companies takes advantage of our business essential services.

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Director appointment


Would you like help with appointment of a director? Just contact us and we will handle everything for you.


Director resignation


Would you like help with resignation of a director? Just contact us and we will handle everything for you.


Company name change


Would you like help with changing your company name? Just contact us and we will handle everything for you.


Confirmation statement


Contact us to get your annual confirmation statement filing (previously annual return) completed for your company.


VAT registration


Do you want to register your business for VAT? Follow our simple online step-by-step process and we'll take care of the paperwork for you.


PAYE registration


Set up and register for PAYE hassle free? Contact us and we'll handle the registration and processing formalities for you.


Apostilled documents

from £99

Get your documents legalized & certified by UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) for legal or international use? Contact us to know more.


Good standing certificate


Get Companies House authorized certificate of good standing to evidence your company’s corporate status? Contact us and we’ll help you.


Trademark registration

from £670

Protect your brand identity from competitors imitating or hunting your customer’s from you? Contact us and we’ll help you.


Barclays bank account


Open Free business bank account with Barclay’s and avail 12 months of free banking. Simply select Barclay’s bank during online registration process.


Lloyds bank account


Open Free business bank account with Lloyd’s and avail 18 months of free banking. Simply select Lloyds bank during online registration process.


WorldPay merchant account


Give your customers an option to make online payments and accept payments via phone. Select WorldPay during online registration process.


Web design

from £69/ month

Are you looking for an online presence and market your business online? Contact us and we’ll help you take your business to the world.


Logo design & branding

from £49

Are you looking for a world-class, bespoke logo that accurately conveys exactly who you are and what your business stands for? We can help.


Business email setup


Looking to set business email account on your own company name? Set upto 5 email addresses of your choice on your pc and phone.

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