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Register your new UK limited company with international classic package for £129 +vat

Perfect choice for overseas customers to register their UK limited company on a budget. This package includes all essentials to incorporate your new UK company.

What’s included in international classic package?

Digital copy of all new company documents

As soon as your company is incorporated (registered) we will email you the digital PDF copies of:

  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Share Certificates
  • Memorandum and articles of Association.
  • Digital copy of company register with first entries

Printed certificate of incorporation & share certifcates (free International courier delivery)

As soon as your company is incorporated (registered) we will print and post you the official copies of certificate of incorporation and share certificates.

Super-fast online service (no signatures or paperwork)

Our registration process is handled entirely online. You need not fill any complicated form or submit unnecessary paperwork.

Inclusive of companies’ house and all other government fees

Our package price includes Companies House registration fee of £10. Our pricing policy is fair, transparent, straight-forward and there are no additional/hidden charges.

Introduction and help with setting up UK bank account (additional charges applicable)

We have negotiated special arrangements with a few banking partners to open your business bank account without visiting the UK. Depending upon your country of residence, requirements, and your budget, we will advise the right banking option for you.

Registered office (London, HA4)

All UK companies require a registered office address for HMRC and Companies House to send official letters. Your company’s registered office address is available to view by the public for free.

To avoid your home address being shown to general public, you can buy our registered office address service.Our prestigious College House, 2nd Floor, 17 King Edwards Road, London address will appear on public record as the official registered address of your company.

We will receive your company’s official statutory mails at our office. Statutory mail for the purposes of this service is mail received from HMRC or Companies House. We will open, scan and forward all official mail to the email address given during the application. This service is renewable on a yearly basis for a small fee of £35.00+vat.

Director service address (London, HA4)

This service allows the directors, shareholders and PSC’s to protect the privacy of their home from the general public. Our prestigious London address will appear on public record as the official address of a company officer. You can avoid unsolicited letters, visitors and associated security risks. You and your family are also safeguarded from potential identity theft.

We will receive all company officer’s official statutory mails at our office. Statutory mail for the purposes of this service is mail received from HMRC or Companies House. We will open, scan and forward all official mail to the email address given during the application. This service is annually renewable for £24.00+vat.

Free consultation with accountant - Get advice on vat, accounting and legal obligations

You get 1-hour free consultation with certified accountant over the phone, Skype or live chat from wherever you are.

  • Get free tax saving Tips
  • Find out how you can avoid costly accountancy mistakes
  • Learn about your legal obligations for FREE
  • And more

Free business phone number

Help your business launch with a professional number – no need to give out your private home or mobile details.

You can forward calls to any mobile or landline and take it with you when you move into an office. 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! Includes call recording and online portal.

Free WorldPay merchant account

We have partnered with WorldPay to offer payment gateway facility to accept credit cards online or at the shop front. WorldPay works with all business types and sizes. When you select this option on our checkout page, we will apply to WorldPay on your behalf. Your application will be given a higher priority for a fast-tracked approval.

Free business startup and marketing guides

You get a free business start-up guide written by our accounting and marketing experts. Our guide helps you with understanding the legal obligations plus how you can efficiently run your new business. The topics that are covered in our guide include:

  • Working from home
  • Paying yourself
  • Allowable/disallowable expenses
  • Mileage allowance
  • Handling employees
  • Expenses management
  • Insurance
  • And lots more

Free £75 Google AdWords voucher

You can kick-start your business with this exclusive offer from Google. Get £75 AdWords voucher for free, after you spend your £25 with AdWords. This £75 credit will be applied to your AdWords account after you spend the initial £25.

This offer is subject to available and Google’s terms and conditions. We also offer 30-minute free consultation with Google AdWords and marketing expert.

Free .co.uk domain name

Get a free (.co.uk) domain name for 12 months supplied by one the world’s leading domain name companies. This offer is applicable when you buy webhosting plan for just £3.53/month. Get 1GB space, 25GB data transfer and 25 email accounts in the webhosting plan. You can get your business online and email accounts in your own business name with this fantastic offer.

Free online company manager account (web portal)

You get 100% free access to our easy to use company manager portal that enables the following:

  • Edit or change your company address, accounting dates and director details
  • File annual returns with ease
  • Send you remainders about important filing dates to avoid unwanted penalties
  • Form new companies effortlessly
  • Secure access to print/download all your company documents
  • Access to billing history, invoices and to renew services

Free customer support for the life of your company

We at Mint Formations offer you free customer support for life. Our company formation experts are just a phone call or live chat away. We are glad to help you with any queries during and after your company is registered.

Corporate hijack protection

Prevent your company from being a victim of identity theft. Receive an alert, every time a change to your company is made at Companies House.

Identity theft of a company is a growing problem in the UK and costs businesses millions of pounds every year. Fraudsters and criminals amend official registration details of the company at Companies house and use unscrupulous methods to get loans, use for scams or attack your bank account.

When you use this service, you will get an instant alert when a change is recorded at Companies House. You can quickly investigate the reason and prevent any attempts at hijacking your company details.

Pre-submission review

Our experts will manually review your application for any errors and correct them before submitting it to Companies House. It is a time consuming and expensive process to make any changes after you incorporate your new company.

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International premium package £199 +vat

Everything from international classic package PLUS

Virtual address (mail forwarding service) - London, HA4

You can now use our Prestigious London address as your virtual address or business correspondence address. We will receive all your non-statutory business-related mails/letters/parcels. We will receive all your emails at our offices. We will then forward the mails to your postal address for an additional charge of 50p+postage per item.

You can avoid unsolicited letters, visitors and associated security risks. You and your family are also safeguarded from potential identity theft. As a FREE service, we will automatically eliminate mail that we deem to be junk mail and destroy it.

The address:

College House, 2nd Floor, 17 King Edwards Road, London, HA4 7AE

Dedicated personal manager support

Confused with the terms PSC’s, share-holders, SIC codes, share capital, registered address…? Worried about the mandatory formalities after registration? Don’t worry. We offer a dedicated personal manager to help you all the way. You will get a dedicated personal manager who will hand hold & guide you through every step of your new company registration and thereafter. Take the stress out of your company registration.

Annual confirmation statement filing service (for 1st year)

A confirmation statement is a document that company directors must complete at least once every 12 months and deliver to Companies House. It is used to confirm the registered details of a company at a certain date. If you fail to do this on time, Companies House may take steps to forcibly dissolve the company and it may also affect the company credit rating adversely.

We will prepare and file confirmation statement (your mandatory requirement) with Companies House on your behalf, when you select this service.

International all inclusive package £299 +vat

Everything from international premium package PLUS

VAT registration for your new company (if required)

If you need or want to have your company registered for VAT, we will take care of the formalities and process the application on your behalf.

Why do companies register for VAT?

Companies register for VAT if they expect their turnover to exceed £85,000 in the next 12 months. It is a legal requirement to register for VAT, unless your business is exempt. Even if your company turnover is expected to be less than £85,000 you can still register voluntarily.

How do we register for your VAT?

As soon as we incorporate your company, we will email you a questionnaire. This questionnaire will request additional information for VAT registration with HMRC. Once we receive the requested information, we will file it with HMRC on your behalf. VAT approval process usually takes between 8 and 21 days.

As soon as your VAT registration is approved, we will send the details to you by email. You will receive your VAT registration certificate by post from HMRC.

PAYE registration service (if required)

We can register your company for PAYE (pay as you earn) with HMRC. This enables the director to take a salary or pay the employees.

As soon as your company is registered, we will contact you via email to get some additional information to complete your PAYE registration application with HMRC.

This process normally takes around 3 to 4 weeks, and all your PAYE information will be sent to you by post directly from HMRC. You can still process your salary payments within this period and complete your PAYE return after you receive the PAYE registration from HMRC.

Bespoke logo designing for your company

We will collect your requirements such as type of your business, target audience, your image, your uniqueness, your tagline and our designers will create 3 unique logo designs and send to you. You can choose any one of the 3 designs and further customize it with another 2 revisions.

Business email account setup (with web hosting)

Now that you are a business owner, don’t use generic email addresses from Yahoo or Gmail anymore. We will setup 5 business email accounts (yourname@companyname.co.uk) in your own business name. This will help give your business a professional touch.

You also get your own business website domain registered to your name for 12 months. You also get web hosting plan for 12 months with 1GB space. This service can be renewed each year and more email addresses can be added any time for an additional fee. You can also make use of our website design service at a special discounted rate.

International classic package £129

Perfect choice for international customers to register their UK limited company within 3 hours. This budget package is available for all non-UK residents.

Order now £129 +vat

Frequently asked questions

Do I have to live in the UK to register my new UK company?

No. You can officially register a UK limited company from wherever you live in the world. You do not have to be a citizen or resident of UK.

What are the basic requirements for an overseas resident to register a UK company?

Company should have one director and one shareholder (over 16 years old). A same person can be both a director and a shareholder. The company should also have a UK registered office address (included with our international packages). These are the only basic requirementsfor an overseas resident to register a UK company.

Do I need a solicitor or accountant to register a company?

No, you do not need a solicitor or accountant. You can do it yourself. You can register your limited company (or LLP or LBG) using our simple and secure online registration system and save yourself £500 (or even more).

How does the process of company registration work?

We can help register your UK company quick and easy,from wherever you are, using our online company registration system. You need not sign any paperwork or be physically present. The registration process is entirely online, and you can also get help from our live chat support agents anytime during the registration.

What if I make a mistake?

No worries. Any mistake could be fixed after the company formation and in most cases, it doesn’t cost you at all to make corrections. Our support team will also be there to help you make changes after the company formation. All our international packages also include the pre-submission review service. Our experts will manually review your application for any errors and correct them before submitting it to Companies House

I have some doubts. Can I speak to one of your staff?

Yes, you can speak to our staff on the telephone 020 7112 8684 or chat with us online.

How do I place an order?

  1. Choose a company name
  2. Select a package
  3. Choose add-ons and complete payment
  4. Enter company registration details and submit

How long will it take to complete the whole process?

It could take anywhere from 3 hours to 48 hours. The speed of processing entirely depends on the Companies House queue on any given day. If you are lucky it can be the same day and if you get caught on a busy queue, it could even take upto 48 hours.

If you need your company formed urgently then we recommend that you select the same day service. This express service guarantees same day formation, provided the application is correctly submitted before 2PM on a business day.

What address should I use to register my new company?

All companies are legally required to have a registered address in the UK. It must be a physical address in the UK and not a post-box. This is the address where all the official communication will be sent. When you buy our international packages, you get our address as your official registered office address and this address is automatically included for you.

Is it possible to register a limited company without revealing my home address?

Companies House requires all directors to supply 2 different addresses: a residential (home) address, which is kept secret, and a business (service) address, which will be available for public records on Companies House website and visible to anyone.Our international packages will use our address as your official communication address and so your address will not be revealed to anyone.

Do I need to register my company for VAT?

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

What are the benefits of registering for VAT?

  • VAT registered company increases trust among suppliers/customers and enhance its credibility
  • VAT registration gives an impression of a well-established company. This is particularly useful for new businesses
  • VAT registered companies can reclaim VAT on purchases
  • VAT registered companies can also charge VAT on products or services

We can help register your business for VAT. VAT registration will normally be completed in around 10-14 days.

Do I need to sign any paper work for company registration?

No. Our company formation service is 100% online and there is no need to supply any documentation, or signatures. Just follow our simple step by step process to get your company registered.

Can you help setup my business email account?

Yes, we help with setting up your business email account in your own business name. As a business owner, it’s not recommended to use a generic Yahoo or Gmail account. You can buy this option during check out and is also available as a part of our complete or all-inclusive packages.

What documents will I get on email, after my company registration?

Once your new company is registered by Companies House you will receive an email containing:

  • Your certificate of incorporation
  • Memorandum &articles of association
  • Share certificate for each shareholder
  • Company register with first entries

I am not a UK resident. Can you refer me for a business bank account with Barclays or Lloyds bank?

No. Barclays and Lloyds banks do not offer business bank accounts for non-UK resident directors and so we do not refer them.

I am not a UK resident. Can you refer me for a merchant account?

Yes, we can refer you to WorldPay payment gateway for a merchant account. However, please note that you need a UK business bank account to open a merchant account.

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

Even though most common high street banks such as Barclays and Lloyds refuse business bank accounts for companies with overseas resident directors, we have negotiated special arrangements with other banking partners to open your business bank account. We offer three types of business accounts namely virtual bank account, online bank account and high street bank account. Some of these accounts require you to visit the UK in person and some accounts do not require you to visit in person. Depending upon your country of residence, requirements, and your budget, we will advise the right banking option for you.

Our service includes initial consultation, introduction and help with setting up the UK bank account. We will collect all your information and apply on your behalf. You must buy our international premium package with business bank account to avail this service.

Note: This offer is available only for Mint customers who register their new company using Mint Formations. There may be additional charges applicable if the chosen bank wants to do due diligence and screening checks on you.

Can I register a dormant company?

There is no special provision to register a dormant company at Companies House. However, you can make your new company dormant by simply notifying HMRC. You can inform HMRC that you have not started trading and you have no plans of trading in the immediate future and would like it to be classified as dormant. You can do this only after you receive your unique tax reference (UTR number). UTR number will be sent to the registered office address normally in about 3-4 weeks after new company registration.

When will I get my authentication code?

You get your authentication code as soon as your company is approved by Companies House. Your authentication code will be available on our online company manager portal and you can check it as soon as your company is formed.

What are your annual renewal charges?

The registration fee is just one-time, and you don’t have to pay anything the next year. However, our address services are priced annually, and you can choose to renew it. Our package price covers your entire first year. Here is our pricelist for annual renewal for some of our services

  • Registered office service: £35 + vat (for 12 months)
  • Directors address service: £24 + vat (for 12 months per officer)
  • Business address service: £99 + vat (for 12 months)

How Mint is different from other UK formation agencies?

There are many company formations agencies in the UK. Almost all of them offer similar services, prices, packages and timescale to register your new UK company. How are we different from other formation agencies?

Most company formation agencies operate like a faceless corporate company. At Mint, we work like a friendly, family owned business across the road. We offer friendly service with a personal touch. We take care of registering your company as if we are starting up our own company for the very first time.

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 is why our live chat and phone personnel offer a friendly and caring support all the way through completion. We take absolute delight in answering every one of your question, no matter how small or trivial it is. Most importantly, no question is a stupid question and we are happy to answer each one of them with a smile.

We will either guide you through to do it yourself or we can do it on your behalf. While most other agencies require you to struggle through with the terms, rules, legislation and associated jargon, we keep it very simple and easy for you to complete your application in a breeze.

Our friendly and personal touch in making your entrepreneurial journey easy is how we are different from other agencies. Give us a try and you’ll instantly notice the difference.

How does our price compare against other companies?

Our prices are fair, competitive and like for like it’s certainly the best in the industry. The company registration packages that we have carefully put together for you, gives fantastic value for your money.

We not only offer the best prices, but we have also negotiated great deal with other companies who offer products and services at greatly reduced price, exclusively for Mint customers.

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

How does your free business phone number work?

You get a free business phone number for your office that you can use to forward calls to any 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! Includes call recording and online portal. This service is offered by our affiliate partners exclusively for Mint customers.

Never miss a business call even on the go, stay connected with your customers and offer a new level of sales and support assistance.

When will I be able to start trading?

As soon as your company is registered, we will send you an email notification with all formal documents. You are ready to start trading once you get our confirmation email.

What are the points to remember while registering a UK limited company?

  • The company name should end with ‘Limited’ or ‘LTD’
  • A minimum of 1 director & 1 shareholder should be appointed (one person can be both)
  • The directors and shareholders shall be any nationality and reside anywhere in the world
  • The new company’s registered office address should be in the UK (all our international packages include registered office address)
  • Name and address of all appointments (director's or shareholders) should be submitted
  • The minimum share capital for a UK limited Company is £0.01 and there is no maximum limit
  • The minimum number of shares issued is 1 (this is done by default)

Can you help me step by step, while I do the registration online?

Yes, we can hand hold you and help you step by step during the registration process. Just contact our live chat support and we will be happy to guide you through.

Any questions? Give us a call and we will be delighted to help...

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